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Peter Harrington

I am a mathematical biologist who is interested in using analytical tools from mathematics to better understand ecological systems. I’m a PhD candidate in Applied Math at the University of Alberta, supervised by Mark Lewis. My PhD project is focused on the factors that affect the spread of sea louse parasites between salmon farms. As…

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Sonya Buyting

  Sonya Buyting loves to talk about science — a love she says has helped shape her entire career. Sonya is an award-winning science journalist, producer, and occasional senior producer and guest host for CBC’s weekly national radio science show, Quirks & Quarks. She’s also worked on other

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Dick and Leona Peter Student Bursary

Dr. Peter was born in 1943 in Medicine Hat, Alberta. He obtained his BSc from the University of Calgary in 1965 and his PhD in 1969 from the University of Washington. After his post-doctoral studies, he took up an academic appointment at the University of Alberta. Dr. Peter served two terms as Chair of the…
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The answer to a long-standing mystery regarding the function of lamellose snail shell sculpture results in publication of BMSC undergraduate research

Although the frilled dogwinkle (Nucella lamellosa) is a well-studied intertidal snail, questions have remained regarding the purpose of some variations in shell form found commonly in individuals of this species. The function of axial lamellae, an external shell structure giving some individuals of this species a frilled appearance, has remained a mystery. As a part…

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Tina Podlasly

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Invasive European green crabs in Barkley Sound demonstrate faster attack rates and handling times for prey

Appetite for destruction: Invasive European green crabs in Barkley Sound eat faster and grow bigger

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Hook-induced injuries hamper suction feeding performance in marine shiner perch

Recreational fishing is popular throughout the world and has significant socioeconomic impacts. Catch-and-release fishing is beneficial for a number of reasons, but the immediate impact of hook removal is poorly understood. Melissa Thompson, a student in the 2017 Biology of Marine Fishes course (co-taught by Tim Higham and Sean Rogers) at the Bamfield Marine Sciences…

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Nick Gauthier

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Neil Blondel

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Kelsie Gibson

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