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Seminar, Tuesday July 25: “The effect of mode of larval development on the long term population dynamics of four northeastern Pacific littorinid gastropod species.” 5pm, Ross Lecture Theatre

Join us for a talk by Dr. Liz Boulding, from University of Guelph, about intertidal snail species which are ecologically similar but differ considerably in their dispersal potential, thus influencing their adaptation to predators.

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Seminar, Tuesday July 18: “Flexible fish; how ecological and social context influence physiological responses to environmental change.” 5pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk by Dr. Suzie Currie, from Mount Allison University, who is interested in understanding how animals cope with environmental stress in marine and freshwater environments.

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Seminar, Tuesday July 11: “The ecological context of host-parasite interactions.” 5pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk by Dr. Stephanie Peacock, BMSC Alumna, mathematical ecologist interested in population ecology of parasites and their hosts.

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Seminar, Tuesday July 4: “Tales of Hermissenda brains, behaviour, and border-hopping.” 7pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk by Dr. Russell Wyeth, BMSC Marine Invertebrate Zoology instructor alumnus, interested in neuroethology, sensory neurophysiology, and behaviour of aquatic invertebrates.

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Dynamic flume testing at BMSC provides insights into marine hydrokinetic turbine blade performance

Research conducted at the Fluid Dynamics Lab at BMSC contributes to marine hydrokinetic turbine technology.

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Seminar, Tuesday June 20: “Wave disturbance reduces plant species richness and occupancy in a continental archipelago.” 7pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk by BMSC Alumni and instructors for the Coastal Community Ecology course, Dr. Chris Neufeld and Sam Starko

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Seminar, Tuesday June 13: “The ‘lost’ gardens: Heiltsuk berry cultivation on BC’s Central Coast.” 7pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk about how northwest coast First Peoples managed and co-evolved with their plant resources. Fiona Hamersley Chambers, Tuesday, June 13, 7pm. Rix Centre. ALL WELCOME!

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Seminar Tuesday June 6: “Tall ships and uncharted islands: Exploring Myanmar’s Myek Archipelago.” Dr. Michael Orr, 7pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk about sailing tall ships among uncharted islands in Myanmar by Dr. Michael Orr, Tuesday, June 6, 7pm. Rix Centre. ALL WELCOME!

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We welcome representatives from our member universities for WCUMSS annual meetings!

Representatives from our five member universities participated in the 2017 Management Council meetings this week here at BMSC.

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Seminar Tuesday May 30, 7pm. Dr. Katy Hind, “Biodiversity and Community Structure of Coralline Algae”

Learn about marine calcifying algae called corallines, and their community structure within urchin ‘barrens’ and kelp forests.

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