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Apply now for the Dick & Leona Peter Student Bursary

This bursary is intended for a student registered in a degree program who will be spending up to one term at BMSC.

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Undergraduate research experience motivates peer reviewed publications

Today we received notice of not one, but TWO publications arising from undergraduate research conducted during summer and fall course activities here at BMSC!

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Who’s producing the beautiful & inspiring BMSC videos?

Leya Tess Anderson is the artist behind the beautiful videos featuring our 2019 summer field courses.

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We welcome Dr. Kaitlin Gallagher, the recipient of the 2019 BMSC Postdoctoral Fellowship

Kaitlin will be joining the BMSC in August under the supervision of Dr. Christopher Cameron (Université de Montréal) to study the sea lice of Pacific salmon, and whales.

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Humans unknowingly consume a lot of microplastics

Microplastic particles can easily sneak into our bodies undetected through food or when we breathe air containing microplastics, says BMSC Alunmus, Kieran Cox, a UVic marine biology PhD candidate in Francis Juanes’ lab.

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Introducing BMSC researcher, MSc student Shannon Mendt

Shannon Mendt, a Masters student from Thompson Rivers University, is investigating the effect that energy reserves have on the mortality of juvenile intertidal invertebrates.

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Undergraduate experiential learning leads to peer review publication

BMSC Scientific Diving class goes under to explore the effects of handling and captivity on red sea urchins.

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With great sadness we inform you of the loss of our friend and colleague, Tomonari Kaji

Today we were informed that Tomonari Kaji, a BMSC researcher and friend, has unexpectedly passed away.

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How do snails grow complex shells?

On growing a beautiful shell: How do snails coordinate the placement of shell sculpture?

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Community BioBlitz at Pachena Bay, Sat. May 11, 9am

Join BMSC, Huu-ay-aht, and Pacific Rim NPR at Pachena Bay, Saturday May 11 for the Community Bioblitz! Learn about our local biodiversity and contribute to the knowledge of the natural world around us!

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