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

Also view the SEMINAR ABSTRACTS

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
3:00–7:00 PM

MSc students

MSc Showcase
Food Training Court Cafeteria, 3:00 PM

March 8

Dr Eric Bottos
TRU
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