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Fall 2016 Seminar Schedule

All seminars are held at 4 PM in SN2067 unless otherwise noted.




Topic or title 

September  20th, 2016      

Joint offering by Geography Blue Box Series, 4 PM SN2018.

Gisele Mitrow
Agriculture Canada
Collections Sharing Strategic Information 

September 23rd, 2016

Richard Hedley
University of California Los Angeles
"The unwritten rules of bird song: understanding syntax and its role in counter-singing in Cassin’s Vireo (Vireo cassinii)"

September 30th, 2016

Alistair Bath
Memorial University
"Working with people to achieve conservation: Understanding the nature of human dimensions in wildlife management."

October 7th, 2016

Jim Ha
University of Washington
Crow behaviour

October 14th, 2016

Christoph Konrad
Memorial University
Title: The anatomy of ecological models

October 21st, 2016

Hugh Whitney
Retired Chief Veterinary Officer, NL
Topic: The Importance of Animal Disease Research in NL 

October 28th, 2016

Garry Stenson
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Topic:Climate change and seals

November 4th, 2016

Bill Montevecchi
Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology, Memorial University

November 11th, 2016

 *Remembrance Day, no seminar!*

November 18th, 2016

Barry Hicks
College of the North Atlantic
Topic: Disease in NL bees 

November 25th, 2016

Brian Staveley
Memorial University
Title: "Living better, longer: lessons from Drosophila models of Human Disease"

December 2nd, 2016

Shawn Leroux
Memorial University
Title: "Stoichiometric distribution models: Ecological stoichiometry at the landscape scale"

December 5th, 2016

Andrew Sweetman
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh UK
Title: "Rotting jellies: The importance of post-jellyfish bloom processes on the biological C-pump and benthic ecosystem functioning”.

December 9th, 2016

Tim Poisot
Université de Montréal
Title: "You are what you eat, but where are you?"


Snack duty Fall 2016

Date: Labs:
Sept. 20th BGSA, Geography
Sept. 23rd BGSA
Sept. 30th Miller, Vander Wal
Oct. 7th Purchase, Dufour
Oct. 14th Lang, Igamberdiev
Oct. 21st Marshall, Bignell
Oct. 28th Wiersma, Marino
Nov. 4th Stavely, Tahlan
Nov. 18th Gagnon, Fisher
Nov. 25th Montevecchi, Leroux
Dec. 2nd Edinger, Hurford
Dec. 9th Chapman, Roncal