2020-03-17: The global COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold as do institutional and government responses. We are monitoring the situation and responding to guidance and imperatives from Queen's University. For now we intend to stay open for individual researchers for the Spring and Summer but encourage them to access our facilities and landbase each day from home packing their own bagged lunch. We will not host gatherings of more than 10 people, and field courses, large workshops and other such meetings will not be hosted until further notice. For researchers from farther away, we will work to accommodate you in our facilities but will seek to ensure 'social distancing' with only one person per cabin, plenty of hand sanitizer and soap and water, and access to cooking facilities so that individuals may provide for themselves (we are exploring kitchen options). Please contact us should you have questions and note that our plans and actions may change as the situation evolves. Here is a link to COVID-19 resources at Queen's: https://www.queensu.ca/covidinfo/

Should you have questions regarding activities at QUBS please contact our Senior Manager Sonia Nobrega, Operations Managers of our two campuses, Aron Zolderdo and Adam Morcom, of QUBS Director Stephen Lougheed.

Please check back regularly for the latest updates.

QUBS Seminars 2010

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, August 25th, 2010 - 8:00 PM
  • May 12: Stephen Lougheed (Queen's University) Title: Diversity of East Africa.
  • May 19: Title: Who we are. Part I. Researchers at QUBS describe their projects in 5 minutes or less. 
  • May 26: Title: Who we are. Part II. Researchers at QUBS describe their projects in 5 minutes or less.
  • June 2: Scott Taylor (Queen's University) Title: Boobies, Upwellings, the Pacific Ocean, and Mangoes: thoughts from an adventure in Peru.
  • June 9: Mark Conboy (Queen's University) Title: A rapid-fire bestiary: 50 species in 50 minutes concept: 50 of the most marvelous species at QUBS and the connections between them all.
  • June 16: Jenn Foote (Algoma). Title: The dawn chorus communication networks in black-capped chickadees.
  • June 23: Bruce Tufts (Queen’s University) Title. The future of world fisheries
  • June 30: Vanya Rohwer (Queen’s University) Title. Contributions and controversy of museum collections: Conservation lessons from the past.
  • July 7: QUBS Seminar. Stephane Courteau (Queen’s University – Physics) Title. Great astronomical discoveries of the 20th Century.
  • July 14: QUBS Seminar. Troy Murphy (Trinity College, San Antonio, Texas)Title. Dinosaurs, Feathers and the Evolution of Beauty in Bird.
  • July 21: Jeff Row and Stephen Lougheed (Queen's University) Title. Landscape approaches to conservation: Snakes on a (fragmented) plain.
  • August 18: Speaker: Emily Gonzales (Parks Canada) Title: Parks Canada: where science meets management.
  • August 25: Greg Bulté (Carleton University) Title: Map turtles at Lake Opinicon. Ecology & Conservation.
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