QUBS Seminars 2017

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Held in the Conference Room in the R.J. Robertson Biodiversity Centre each Wednesday at 7:00 pm, beginning in the first week of May. All are welcome!

Date Speaker Talk Title
3 May Changku Kang
Carleton University
Anti-predator adaptations in moths.
10 May Grant Brown
Concordia University
The cognitive ecology of predator avoidance: Lessons from the Trinidadian guppy.
17 May Steve Lougheed
Queen's University
What is endemisim? Understanding limited geographic distributions across spatial and temporal scales.
24 May QUBS Student Researchers
Current research at QUBS. Five-minute presentations by student researchers on their background and research questions.
31 May Jennifer Bond, Lock Master, Kingston Mills Lock Station
Rideau Canal
Water management in the Rideau Canal.
7 June Brian Leydet
State University of New York, Syracuse
Novel Approaches to better understand Lyme disease transmission, infection, and ecology.
14 June John Serafini
Queen's University
Rain: How does it matter for Eastern Ontario's oldfield meadows?
21 June ChloƩ Montreuil-Spencer
Queen's University
Relationships between winter energetic condition and reproductive investment in the subsequent season in a wild bird.
28 June Liz Cooper
Queen's University
Wildlife photography: Other ways of seeing.
5 July Shannon Bower
Carleton University
The wicked problem of data deficiencies in global conservation.
12 July Steve Lougheed
Queen's University
Conservation & environmental issues in China in the age of infrastructure megaprojects.
19 July Ali Giroux
Nature Conservancy of Canada
The Nature Conservancy of Canada in Eastern Ontario.
26 July Amanda Cicchino
Queen's University
Arboreality in the spring peeper. Testing for evolutionary tradeoffs.
2 August Steve Lukits
English, Royal Military College
Lives of Pines, with Otters
9 August George Heimpel
University of Minnesota
Biological control as a conservation science: Protecting Darwin's finches from an invasive parasite in the Galapagos Islands
16 August Mike Lawrence
Carleton University
Fish on acid: A tale of urine, nitrogen metabolism, and acid-base regulation.