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October 2013

Posted by Administrator   |   October 30, 2013

Post-doctoral research opportunity – Stable isotope ecology

The Stable Isotopes in Nature Laboratory (SINLAB) at the Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI) and University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, seek an innovative and highly motivated individual to conduct multi-disciplinary scientific research beginning in February 2014.  The successful candidate will be expected to conduct independent field and lab-oriented research…

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Posted by Administrator   |   October 25, 2013

CRI Thanks 2013 Hynes Lecturer Dr. Bobbi Peckarsky!

The Canadian Rivers Institute would like to extend its sincere thanks to Dr. Bobbi Peckarsky for a very successful Hynes Lecture Series this past week. Dr. Peckarsky gave two lectures this week. The first was given at UNB Fredericton on Wednesday evening and was entitled, Potential Effects of Climate Change on Stream Organisms. Her second lecture, Ecology of Place: Exploring the Strength of…

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Posted by Administrator   |   October 17, 2013

Dr. Simon Courtenay accepts new role as Scientific Director with CWN

Join us in congratulating Dr. Simon Courtenay as he accepts his new role as Scientific Director with the Canadian Water Network (CWN) based at the University of Waterloo starting in November 2013. 

As the first Research Scientist from Fisheries and Oceans Canada to be co-located at the Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI) in the Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick (Fredericton), he…

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Posted by Administrator   |   October 8, 2013

Today in the News: NB Power works with Canadian Rivers Institute

NB Power works with Canadian Rivers Institute to study future options for Mactaquac Generating Station

Fredericton, N.B. - NB Power has engaged a group of internationally respected scientists to provide independent research on the potential environmental impacts of the future options being considered for the Mactaquac Generating Station.

The Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI) and its partners…

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Posted by Administrator   |   October 4, 2013

10th Annual CRI Days a huge success!

The 10th Annual Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI) Days last Friday and Saturday in Waterloo, Ontario was the most successful event to date.

Students had a great time learning first-hand about impacts and management activities on the Grand River from Mark Servos and his students during a canoeing trip on the Grand River on Friday morning. This trip even made headlines in the local paper. The…

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