Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Environmental Science Seminar Series

Environmental Science is a broad, interdisciplinary field that attempts to understand and solve environmental problems, integrating the diversity of elements involved, including: biology, natural resource sciences, geography, politics, history, philosophy, economics, mathematics, geology, tourism, sociology, anthropology, journalism, chemistry, physics, and education. Seminars are on Thursdays from 4:00 to 4:50 p.m. in S203, unless otherwise indicated.  Everyone is welcome!

You may also be interested in another seminar series, the Faculty of Science Seminars


Schedule - Winter 2019

Thursdays, 4:00-4:50 pm in S203





January 17

Jaimie Dickson (Teck HVC)

A community-based approach to End Land Use planning at Highland Valley Copper

January 24

Sereana Patterson (TRU)

Knowledge Makers: Reconnecting with indigenous research practices

January 31

No Talk

February 7

José Ramón Úrbez Torres (AAFC Summerland)

Plant pathology at Summerland Research and Development Centre: advancing in science and helping the public

February 14

Mike Cardwell (UC San Diego)

Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes in a Mediterranean climate

February 21

Reading Break

February 28

Hind A. Al-Abadleh (Wilfrid Laurier U)

Understanding the environmental fate of arsenicals from the surface chemistry of hematite nanoparticles

March 7

MSc Showcase

March 14

John Wagner (UBCO)


March 21

Nancy Turner (UVic)


March 28

Jordan Koch (McGill)

‘Street’ Hockey?

Dispatches from the Frontlines of Canada’s New Urban Sporting Environment

April 4