Animal Minds and Our Favourite Fables with Dr. Jo Wimpenny

Zazie and Kristi are joined by zoologist Dr. Jo Wimpenny to talk about her book, Aesop’s Animals: The Science Behind the Fables.By Zazie Todd PhDWatch episode 15 of The Pawsitive Post in Conversation below or on Youtube, listen below or via your favourite podcast app (including Apple, Spotify), or scroll down to read the highlights....

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Webinar: Performance of the GYPSY and MGM Growth and Yield Models in Alberta

Join Dr. Robert Froese for the third presentation from the 2024 Winter Webinar Series on Friday, March 15 at 1pm Mountain Time. Authors: Robert Froese, Benjamin Panes, and Shuxiang Yang Register Presenter Bio Robert Froese grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia near the gates of the University of British Columbia, surrounded by the forests of...

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Water and Fish Program Employment Opportunity: Biologist

Job Description The successful candidate will be part of a team conducting research on biotic and abiotic characteristics of aquatic ecosystems in Alberta. Two large projects that are underway include 1) the monitoring and modeling of water temperature using water temperature loggers and Spatial Stream Network models for Alberta and 2) assessing fish populations in...

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Fellow Creatures: Does My Dog Need Behavior Training or a Private Session?

I've got a new post over on my Psychology Today blog, Fellow Creatures.Photo: Blue Bird/PexelsBy Zazie Todd PhDThe post looks at the different types of dog training classes and consultations that are available, and how to choose between them.For example, puppy class is a valuable way to help meet your pup's needs for socialization. Classes...

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Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023: Seventeen years of connecting through science sharing

Earl W. Davie Symposium 2023: Seventeen years of connecting through science sharing Transfusion Blood Wednesday, February 21, 2024 Dr. Travis Sztainert Our partnership with the Centre for Blood Research (CBR) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is helping to train the next generation of researchers in transfusion science. This blog post highlights just some...

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Travel Stories : Écologie et diversité, mon aventure à la réunion de l’ESA 2023

Par Rolando Trejo-Pérez, étudiant en doctorat à Institut de recherche en biologie végétale, Université de Montréal L’été dernier, du 6 au 11 août 2023, l’une des plus importantes réunions internationales sur l’écologie s’est tenue au « Portland Convention Center »: la réunion annuelle de l’ « Ecological Society of America (ESA) ». Ce fut une semaine remplie de conférences, d’ateliers...

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