MSc Showcase

Masters of Science in Environmental Science Showcase
March 7, 2019 – 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 – 4:40 pm ~ A stimulating assortment of 4-minute oral presentations by 1st year MSc students
4:40 – 5:30 pm ~ A sensational selection of poster presentations, with 2nd year MSc students in attendance to address your inquiries
Appies to be served approximately 4:40 & 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 4:40 pm. Each will be four minutes in length with an additional minute allotted for questions. 

Time

MSc Student

Supervisor

Title

3:30

Fontaine

Nicolas

Cheeptham

Developing and Testing the Efficacy of a Topical Probiotic on Captive Bats to Prevent White Nose Syndrome

3:35

Gervan

Chantalle

Fraser

A Bugs Life: Invertebrate Response to Mine Reclamation

3:40

Gillich

Kyle

Fraser

Hydrological function in strip-harvested, mid-rotation, lodgepole pine silvopastures

3:45

Grant

Ashley

Fraser

Grassland Reclamation Post-Mining: Investigating Topsoil Stockpiling and Inoculations with Local Soil

3:50

Joly

Stephen

Reudink

Home-wreckers or helpers? Do conspecific and heterospecific neighbours influence extra-pair paternity in mountain bluebirds?

3:55

Pageau

Claudie

Reudink

Evolution of moult-migration: a large-scale phylogenetic approach

4:00

Turner

Brandon

Hill

Catching the Downpour: Estimating precipitation at high spatial resolution using low-cost sensing and weather RADAR

4:05

Whitehouse

Rachel

Fraser

Ecologically Based Weed Management in Rangelands

4:10

Zelmer

Adam

Mason

Vertical Challenges: Creating Sustainable Rock Climbing in Banff National Park

4:15

Atkins

Marcus

Larsen

35 Years on the Northern Frontier: Temporal and Spatial Population Trends of the Western Rattlesnake

4:20

Chisholm

Joseph

Larsen

Occupancy and fine-scale habitat use of five meso-carnivore prey species in the sub-boreal forests of Central British Columbia

4:25

Dulc

Susan

Larsen

Bat boxes are a conservation tool...but do they help or hinder?

4:30

Eye

Dana

Larsen

Reproductive Ecology of Female Rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus) in Southern British Columbia


MSc Showcase Posters

Students will be available at the posters to answer any questions from 4:40 to 6:00 pm. 

 

MSc Student

Supervisor

Title

1

Baron

Jackson

Hill

Classification of a heterogeneous grassland ecosystem to detect spotted knapweed (Centaurea maculosa) using remote sensing

2

Dzumek

Piotr

Fraser/Kwiatkowska

Mine post closure reclamation with use of subsoil treated by combination of soil amendments and BC native plants

3

Kega

Steven

Fraser

Evaluating the potential for increased forage productivity in strip-thinned silvopastures

4

King

Denise

Tsigaris

Kamloops Residents’ Perceptions of Risk for Outdoor Pet Cats

5

Marcisz

Edyta

Larsen/Hill

Analyzing ranges and forays of Bighorn Sheep (Ovis Canadensis) rams in Thompson Region, BC

6

Massey

Carmen

Mason

Examining Sustainability at the Adams River Salmon Run

7

Mendt

Shannon

Gosselin

The effect of energy reserves on early benthic phase mortality for the marine snail Nucella ostrina

8

Mufford

Justin

Church

Comparison of heat stress behaviour between different Canadian Bos taurus cattle breeds using unmanned aerial vehicles

9

Neumann

Pate

Mason

Sustainable Management of Backcountry Trails: Tourism, Technology and Climate Change

10

O'Connell

Garret

van Hamme

Biochemical characterization of two nitrilotiracetate monooxygenases from Gordonia NB4-1Y thought to mediate the transformation of 6:2 fluorotelomer sulfonate to 6:2 fluorotelomer aldehyde

11

Prytula

Erik

Reudink

The Effect of Weather on Migratory Timing in Avian Populations

12

Ross

Paulina

Mason

Examining Local Food Procurement, Adaptive Capacity and Resilience to Environmental Changes in Fort Providence, Northwest Territories, Canada

13

Taiwo

Aramide

Donkor

Application of Capillary Electrophoresis for organoarsenicals in water bodies near poultry farms

 Also view the Showcase Abstracts