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 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
various
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 Chloé 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.

 

 

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