TRU Science

MSc Showcase

Masters of Science in Environmental Science Showcase
March 5, 2020 – The Culinary Arts Building (Cafeteria), TRU
 
1:30 – 3:00 pm ~ Room open for setting up of posters and proofing of oral presentations
3:00 pm ~ Doors Open, refreshments available from the no-host bar
3:30 – 4:50 pm ~ A stimulating assortment of 4-minute oral presentations by 1st year MSc students
4:50 – 6:00 pm ~ A sensational selection of poster presentations, with 2nd year MSc students in attendance to address your inquiries
Appies to be served approximately 4:50 & no-host bar to continue throughout
6:30pm ~ Award ceremony for best 1st year oral presentation and best 2nd year poster presentation
7:00pm ~ We bid adieu

 

MSc Showcase Oral Presentations

Oral presentations will run from 3:30 to 4:50 pm. Each will be four minutes in length with an additional minute allotted for questions. 

Time

MSc Student

Supervisor

Title

3:30

Guo

Zhichao

Donkor

Characterization of Exchangeable and Total Recoverable Elements in Soils Treated with Ash Residuals

3:35

Baral

Abhishek

Nec

Modeling turbulence in a landfill gas flow: ingress into a horizontal well

3:40

Bayliff

Sarah

Fraser

Setting the bar: determining best practice for clipping height in agricultural fields

3:45

Biddlecomb

Jesse

Rakobowchuk

The role of microvesicles in physical inactivity-induced vascular maladaptation

3:50

Boutaib

Merieme

Nec

Refinement of three-dimensional computational mesh in the confluence of two rivers

3:55

Carter

Alexis

Pypker

Characterizing behaviour of throughfall hotspots under Ponderosa pine and big sagebrush canopies

4:00

Drach

Kyley

Huttunen-Hennelly

Hidden chemicals found in menstrual products and their impact on the menstrual cycle

4:05

Garson Stewart

Fauve

Mason

More Than Just a Meal: Seeking Food Security and Sovereignty in Fort Providence, Northwest Territories

4:10

Gordon

Kristi

Fraser

Testing Management-Intensive Cattle Grazing as a Rangeland Restoration Tool

4:15

Margetts

Wendy

Heise

Monitoring and Suppression of Smallmouth Bass in Cultus Lake, BC

4:20

Morton

Ted

Mason

The Narcist of Land-Use Management: How mountain biking is challenging sustainable development in British Columbia’s rural and Indigenous communities

4:25

Spruyt

Jade

Larsen

Effects of Road Mortality and Mitigation Measures on the Western Rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus) in British Columbia

4:30

Weibe

Aaron

Church

An investigation into the benefits of power-assisted active transportation

4:35

Williams

Brandon

Fraser

Playing with Fire: Reclaiming Native Grasslands Through Burning


MSc Showcase Posters

Students will be available at the posters to answer any questions from 4:50 to 6:00 pm. 

 

MSc Student

Supervisor

Title

1

Atkins

Marcus

Larsen

Detecting declines in a species that is hard to find: Long-term population trends of rattlesnakes in response to land management regime changes

2

Chisholm

Joseph

Larsen

Occupancy and habitat use of snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus), red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) and Northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus) in the sub-boreal forests of Central British Columbia

3

Dulc

Susan

Larsen/Lausen

Microclimate and reproductive success in bat boxes: Effective mitigation tool or potential ecological trap?

4

Eye

Dana

Larsen

Effect of food and water supplementation on pregnant female Western Rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus)

5

Fontaine

Nicolas

Cheeptham

A probiotic Solution to White Nose Syndrome Fatalities in Bats

6

Gervan

Chantalle

Fraser

Invertebrate Response to Mine Reclamation:  The Effects of Reclamation Age and Soil Amendment Treatment on Arthropod Assemblages

7

Gillich

Kyle

Fraser

Agroforestry: Snowmelt and soil moisture in lodgepole pine strip-pastures

8

Grant

Ashley

Fraser

Investigating Changes in Topsoil Stockpiles for Post-Mining Reclamation

9

Joly

Stephen

Reudink

Friend or foe? The influence of neighbours on mountain bluebird reproductive success.

10

Pageau

Claudie

Reudink

Evolution of moult-migration is directly linked to aridity of the breeding grounds in North American passerines

11

Turner

Brandon

Hill

Qualitative rainfall sensing for quantitative rainfall estimation

12

Whitehouse

Rachel

Fraser

Ecologically Based Weed Management in Rangelands

13

Zelmer

Adam

Mason

Vertical Challenges: Managing Rock Climbing in Banff National Park