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 2012

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday May 16. Laurene Ratcliffe & Anne Mckellar (Queen's University). Title: 10 years of American redstart research.
  • Wednesday May 23. Who we are. QUBS researchers tell the assembled audience a bit about their research and aspirations.  
  • Wednesday May 30. Rob Alvo author of Being a Bird in North America. Title: Common Loon breeding success in relation to lake size and acidity.  
  • Wednesday June 6. Dr. Rosemary Knapp (U Oklahoma). Title: An update on hormonal studies on the alternative male reproductive phenotypes in bluegill sunfish. 
  • Wednesday June 13th Will Kirby (Dalhousie). Title: The hunt for microaerophilic amoebae.  
  • Wednesday June 20th Laura Doubleday (Queen's). Title: Scents and Sensibility: Floral fragrance and pollinator ecology.
  • Wednesday June 27th Mike Runtz (Carleton). Title: The lies that nature tells:  Animal mimicry and floral deceit. Web site.
  • Wednesday July 4th. Dinuka Gunaratne and Garth Cashborne. (York University) Title: Wood Thrush nest predation in fragmented woodlots using mini cameras.
  • Wednesday July 11th. Emily Dobson (Queen's) Saving the last of a species: A short history of artificial insemination and Lonely George.
  • Wednesday July 18th. Steve Lukits (RMC) Uncertain heaven. Round Lake observations 1980-2012.
  • Wednesday July 25th. Lauren Stoot (Carleton) Freshwater turtles and interactions with commercial fisheries.
  • Wednesday August 8. Sarah Wallace (Queen's University). Title: Western Voyaging. Coastal Diversity on Canada's BC Coast.
  • Wednesday August 15. Marvin Gunderman (McMaster). Title. Spineless marvels: Arthropods in your backyard.
  • Wednesday August 29. Samantha Klaus (Queen's). Title. Songs in the key of Spring: Predicting frog calls in eastern Ontario using historic and field-collected climate data
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