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April 2016

Posted by CRI Programs   |   April 28, 2016

CRI led projects awarded funding for fisheries and biodiversity research and education projects

The New Brunswick Wildlife Trust Fund recently announced their funding awards for 2016-2017.  Eight projects led by Canadian Rivers Instiute (CRI) Science Directors, students and staff have been awarded a total of $73,430 which will go toward research on fisheries and biodiversity and education related projects.  The New Brunswick Wildlife Trust Fund is administed through the New Brunswick…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   April 22, 2016

Looking for Professional Development Opportunities in Aquatic Sciences?

The Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI), hosted by the University of New Brunswick, announces its next slate of non-credit professional development courses in aquatic earth sciences.

“CRI places a significant emphasis on providing professional development opportunities for aquatic science students and professionals”, says Sarah Tuziak, Manager of CRI Training and Professional Development.  “Our…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   April 14, 2016

Ten projects led by CRI Science Directors and Associates supported by ASCF grants

The Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation (ASCF) has announced the 2016-2017 recipients of their annual granting program.  Over 1.08 million has been awarded to 61 projects across Atlantic Canada and Quebec. Ten projects led by CRI Science Directors and Associates were granted over $220,000, representing more than 20% of the provided funds.

The ASCF provides financial support to researchers…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   April 8, 2016

CRI Fuses Biology and Engineering Disciplines in River Science

March was National Engineering Month, which recognizes the field of engineering, including its many sub disciplines. The Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI) profiles one of the many examples of research within the institute that fuses the knowledge and expertise of ecological conditions and hydrologic processes in its mandate to develop the aquatic science needed to understand, protect, and sustain…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   April 6, 2016

MSc Positions in Aquatic Ecology and Ecotoxicology Summer & Fall 2016

Positions are available for MSc students at the Canadian Rivers Institute and Biology Department, University of New Brunswick, in 1) impacts of forestry on stream ecosystems, and 2) effects of aquaculture on invertebrate biodiversity in the Bay of Fundy.

1) This MSc research will examine the cumulative effects of forest management on stream networks in northern New Brunswick. It includes…

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