Director's Blog

April 2017

Posted by CRI Programs   |   April 26, 2017

Ecogenomics: answering complex questions of ecosystem composition for fisheries’ conservation

This week we acknolwedge International DNA and Genome Day (April 25th), first celebrated in 2003 by the National Human Genome Research Institute in the United States, to mark the 50th anniversary of the first journal publications on the double helix structure of DNA. It is a world-wide celebration to provide an opportunity to learn about the latest advances in genomic research and explore how…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   April 7, 2017

Tracing contaminants of public health concern through aquatic food webs

World Health Day was created in 1948 by the World Health Organization (WHO) and is celebrated every April 7th to mark its founding. The annual day of action provides an opportunity to draw attention to health concerns for people all over the world.

Researchers at the Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI) are dedicated to understanding and advancing the science of aquatic ecosystem health. One CRI…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   April 6, 2017

MSc Opportunity: Atlantic Salmon Radiotelemetry

MSc Opportunity Beginning Summer 2017 (UNB Fredericton)


Photo Credit: K. Zelman

Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow (CAST) is a partnership of scientists, environmental groups, governments, and industry who focus on understanding recent declines in wild Atlantic salmon populations and developing management tools to reverse and sustain populations for the long term. We are…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   April 6, 2017

PhD Opportunity: Assessment of smolt-to-adult supplementation strategy for Atlantic Salmon

PhD Opportunity Beginning Summer 2017 (UNB Fredericton)

Collaboration for Atlantic Salmon Tomorrow (CAST) is a partnership of scientists, environmental groups, governments, and industry who focus on understanding recent declines in wild Atlantic salmon populations and developing management tools to reverse and sustain populations for the long term. We are seeking a mature and experienced…

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Posted by CRI Programs   |   April 6, 2017

MSc Opportunity: Watershed Connectivity and Managing Barriers for Fish

MSc Opportunity Beginning Summer 2017 (UNB Fredericton)

Barriers to connectivity are often associated with roads, culverts, and even beaver dams. An M.Sc. student with the CRI at UNB working in collaboration with the Restigouche River Watershed Management Council will develop a watershed-scale connectivity analysis using a GIS model to best inform the management of connectivity to…

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