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 to 5 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 2018


DateSpeakerSeminar Title

January 18


No seminar

January 25

Dan Slavik
Alberta Energy Regulator

Arctic conservation in the 21st century: perspectives from the tundra

February 1

Dr Jennifer Foote
Algoma University

In the still of the night: nocturnal singing by two diurnal passerines

February 8

  No seminar

February 15

Jessica Currie
World Wildlife Fund Canada

Living Planet Report Canada

February 22


Reading Break

March 1
3:30–6:30 PM

MSc students

MSc Showcase
Note: this event takes place in the Culinary Arts Cafeteria

March 8

Dr Eric Bottos
Resolving ecological controls on permafrost microbial communities and responses to thaw

March 15

Dr Wesley Zandberg
UBC Okanagan
Developing analytical methods to determine the potential for forest fire-exposed grapes to yield “smoke-tainted” wines
March 22   No seminar

March 29

Dr Andrew Leach
Univ. of Alberta

Will action on climate change strand the oil sands?
April 5 Lincoln Best
Oregon State Univ.
Native bee diversity: A history of melittology in the Thompson