It’s been a great summer of Marine Sciences field courses as well as the new and innovative courses ‘In Pursuit of the Whale’ and ‘Acoustic Ethnography’. We wish all our Faculty, TA’s and students a good winter and best wishes on your future endeavors, and hope we will see many of you…
University of Calgary researchers test the hypothesis that stickleback populations inhabiting differing freshwater environments display cranial phenotypes that are intermediate between the ancestral marine form and the low-plated freshwater populations.
Dr. Chris Neufeld will speak about: “Life and death on a small island: Novel interactions between wolves and sea otters in Kyuquot Sound, BC”.
On June 25, we were visited by David Rockefeller Jr, his wife Susan, and friends from the Rockefeller Foundation and Oceana.
Dr. Russell Wyeth will speak about: “The pure and the applied: the neuroethology of navigating nudibranchs and ultraviolet illumination to control marine biofouling”.
Dr. Sean Rogers will speak about: “Integrating ecological genomic approaches to predict evolution in a changing world”.
Dr. Heather Jamniczky will speak about: “The devil is in the details: quantitative morphology reveals new insights into evolutionary history of threespine stickleback”.
Dr. Sisk and Dr. Palen will speak about: “Oil sands, hydropower and wildfire: Leveraging science for policy innovation”.
Dr. Don Levitan will speak about: “Love and jealousy in sea urchins: sexual selection and the evolution of gamete recognition proteins”.
NSERC PromoScience provides financial support for organizations working with young Canadians that use hand-on learning experiences to promote an understanding of science.