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Graduate Student Opportunity

The Department of Oceanography at Dalhousie University (Dal), in collaboration with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), and supported by the NSERC-NCE Marine Environment Observation Predication and Response network (MEOPAR), invites graduate applications for Doctoral studies in marine bioacoustics and oceanography as part of the WHaLE project (Whales, Habitat and Listening Experiment) that involves collaboration with partners in the ocean technology, governmental, and conservation sectors. http://meopar.ca/meopar-meeting-ocean-challenges-via-seven-new-research-projects/ SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS Graduate Fellowship Dalhousie University Oceanography marine bioacoustics

Graduate Student Opportunity

GRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN APPLIED SCIENCE Assessing the effects of flow management on ecosystem quality. The CIRAIG and its research unit, the International Life Cycle Chair, is looking for a Ph. D. student interested in contributing to the development of a modelling tool aimed at assessing the impacts of hydropower projects and flow management on ecosystem quality within a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). LCA is a science-based approach aimed at designing environmentally preferred technologies. This project is a collaborative venture involving members of École Polytechnique de Montréal, Université du Québec à Montréal, Université de Montréal, and Hydro-Québec. The student conducting this project would be supervised by Dr Manuele Margni (l’École […]

Canadian AFS Member named new CEO at Trout Unlimited Canada

Copied from TUC webpage (http://www.tucanada.org/index.asp?p=2055&vn=312): FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE After serving for almost five years, current Chief Executive Officer and Corporate Counsel, Jeff Surtees is stepping down from his role with Trout Unlimited Canada to pursue a Master’s degree in Natural Resources Energy and Environmental Law. The search for Jeff’s replacement did not take long.  In a unanimous decision, Trout Unlimited Canada’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce current Ontario Programs Manager Silvia D’Amelio will become TUC’s CEO effective October 15th. Silvia has been with TUC for over 10 years.  Prior to her role as Ontario Programs Manager, Silvia was TUC’s Ontario Provincial Biologist.  Silvia brings with her a wealth […]

Aquatic Toxicity Workshop, September 28 – October 1 2014

By Alexandra Muhametsafina, MSc Candidate, Laurier University and CARS Student Representative I recently attended the Aquatic Toxicity Workshop at the Ottawa Convention Centre from September 28th to October 1st. The Aquatic Toxicity Workshop is an intimate conference, which makes it really easy to network. Many of the attendees are ‘ATW regulars’. Although this was my first time attending, I will definitely be there again next year! I attended as a Graduate Advisor to the ATW Board, so of course, I was responsible for a lot of organizing and covering the registration desk, which was fun. On Sunday, I attended a short course on recent changes to environmental legislation. Linda Maddison […]

CCFFR Announcement

Folks –   The Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research will be held in Ottawa on Jan 8-11 2015.  The conference themes are now posted on the CCFFR website http://www1.uwindsor.ca/glier/ccffr/program-themes-for-2015  Please consider submitting an abstract before the November 3rd deadline.   Details on abstract submission can be found here:  http://www1.uwindsor.ca/glier/ccffr/ccffr-2015-call-for-abstracts The conference hotel is the Ottawa Westin which is a lovely venue.  Please be sure to note that you are will CCFFR when making your hotel reservations.  Registration will be done through PayPal with details to follow shortly.  In most years the Rideau Canal is open for skating by that time and the beaver tail huts are a humming.   Hope to […]