Director's Blog

March 2017

Posted by CRI Programs   |   March 30, 2017

MSc Opportunity studying freshwater mussels in the Saint John River

MSc Opportunity Beginning Summer 2017 (UNB Fredericton)
Ecology of Freshwater Mussels


We are seeking an MSc candidate to continue our studies of the freshwater mussels of the Saint John River. The project is a component of ourongoing Mactaquac Aquatic Ecosystem Study at the Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton. We have conducted snorkeling surveys to…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   March 22, 2017

Improving municipal wastewater effects monitoring, developing next gen of science communicators

Today, World Water Day (March 22) with its theme of “wastewater” is an opportunity to profile a prominent research program by a Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI) Science Director, Dr. Mark Servos, who is investigating municipal wastewater effluent impacts on the Grand River watershed. His research is demonstrating how the science used in the development of an environmental effects monitoring…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   March 10, 2017

Summer student opportunities in aquatic research at CRI

Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow (CAST) project is seeking motivated and independent students to work in salmon research projects in the summer 2017.

The project will involve both field and office work. Field work will involve collecting sonar data with ARIS imaging sonars, deploying temperature loggers, aiding in the acquisition of hemispherical canopy photography, and tracking…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   March 10, 2017

Aquatic Technician: Canadian Rivers Institute, Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick

COMPETITION #: #142-16.17
CLOSING DATE: March 29, 2017 4:30pm
EMPLOYMENT GROUP: P.T.S.U.
SALARY OR RATE: $35,858 - $44,824 Per Annum
EMPLOYMENT DATE (Tentative): As soon as possible
APPOINTMENT TYPE & HOURS OF WORK: Full-Time (36.25 HPW)
1 Year Term With the possibility of extension
External Funding

FUNCTION:
Assist with field programs including graduate students and staff needs of…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   March 8, 2017

Building a strong community of women in science, advancing interdisciplinary lab and field research

International Women’s Day is an opportunity for the Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI) to highlight the critical contributions of one of the institute’s founding members, a leader in her research field, and a strong advocate for women in science: Dr. Deborah MacLatchy.

Dr. MacLatchy was a member of the original founding visionaries who created the CRI in 2001. Today she leads a research…

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