A new, large, collaborative research project (GEN-FISH) led by the University of Windsor has recently been launched and is seeking graduate students with positions available all across the country and in involved a wide range of field and lab activities. Click here and here for ads the GEN-FISH team would like to be shared widely, including contact info if you’d like to get involved (French version here).
Seeking nominations for 2022 CARS LegendsMay 12, 2022
Deadline: July 1, 2022 Each year, CARS recognizes legendary figures in Canadian fisheries science and management. These “Legends” will typically have completed (i.e., be retired) or be near the end of their professional career. “Legends” can also be recognized posthumously. Last year, CARS recognized three Legends: Dr. Kim Hyatt, Dr. Brian Shuter, and Dr. Ken Minns. To make a nomination, please email CARS Past President, Caleb Hasler ([email protected]), by July 1, 2022 with the subject line “CARS Legends” and include the name of the nominee along with a short description of why you are nominating them. Past nominees are carried over from year to year, and we are especially interested in […]
Remembering Dr. Kim HyattJune 8, 2021
I am saddened to share the news that Dr. Hyatt passed away peacefully with his family and closest friend by his side following a battle with a very aggressive cancer. Kim made significant contributions to DFO in significant and lasting ways, including his work on the Wild Salmon Policy, advice relating to salmon restoration and recovery under the Columbia River Treaty and climate change impacts to salmon populations. His passion for discovery and excitement for innovation resulted in a number of long-standing relationships with First Nations and external organizations—relationships that Kim built on trust, commitment, and honest communication. His scientific prowess, leadership, and good humor will be greatly missed by all who knew […]
Apply for the Larkin AwardMarch 23, 2021
Applications are now being accepted for the Peter A. Larkin Student Award for Excellence in Fisheries. The purpose of the award is to identify the top current Masters and PhD level students that are conducting fisheries research at a Canadian institution. The award is not restricted to students with Canadian citizenship. See attachment for specific details of the application process. More information about the award and past winners can be found at: https://cars.fisheries.org/larkin-award/ Completed documents are to be sent to: Dr. Sarah Lehnert at sarah[dot]lehnert[at]dfo-mpo[dot]gc[dot]ca Deadline: June 18, 2021 (4pm EDT)