Director's Blog

September 2015

Posted by Michelle Gray   |   September 28, 2015

2015 Annual HBN Hynes Lecturer: Dr. Julian Olden

The CRI is excited to host Dr. Julian Olden, from the University of Washington, as this year’s H.B.N. Hynes lecturer. 

Julian Olden is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington and spends his time studying invasive species, ecohydrology, biogeography, and food web ecology of freshwater ecosystems. Growing up on a sailboat on the waters of Lake Ontario, Julian conducted his…

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Posted by Michelle Gray   |   September 24, 2015

Job Opportunity: Environment Canada Research Scientist

Environment Canada - Science and Technology Branch
Fredericton (New Brunswick)

Closing date: 5 October 2015 - 23:59, Pacific Time (more on closing date)

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
Apply online

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
Under the general direction of the WHERD Research Management team, the incumbent will develop an…

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Posted by Michelle Gray   |   September 21, 2015

HBN Hynes Grad Student Scholarship - deadline Oct 9

2015 H.B.N. Hynes Scholarship - deadline for submission Oct 9/15

Value: $1000

The scholarship is named in honour of Dr. H.B. Noel Hynes who is known as the "the father of running water ecology". The most renowned of freshwater biologists, Dr. Hynes wrote the first comprehensive running waters text book, "The Ecology of Running Waters" following his book on "The Biology of Polluted Waters".

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Posted by Michelle Gray   |   September 16, 2015

Post-doc Opportunity: Freshwater biodiversity monitoring using metabarcoding (DFO Canada: BC)

Freshwater biodiversity monitoring using metabarcoding - Fisheries and Oceans Canada

We are seeking a post-doctoral fellow with an interest in applied ecological and evolutionary genomics and aquatic ecosystems to lead a project investigating the use of
metabarcoding to measure responses of freshwater plankton communities to land-use disturbances.

This project is part of a larger federal…

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