Travel story: Internship to improve risk management of Lyme disease for outdoor workers

By Erica Fellin, a PhD student at McGill University In April 2023, I was lucky enough to participate in a three-week internship at the Centre d’enseignement et de recherche en foresterie (CERFO) to develop my statistical modelling skills. CERFO is a College Center for Technology Transfer (CCTT) that offers environmental research services, knowledge transfer, and...

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Benjamin Mumford

Rôle sur l’équipe Beagle: ÉditeurRole on the Beagle Team: Editor Ben Mumford is a Master’s Student at the Université de Montréal in the Department of Biological Sciences. Supervised by Professor Chris Cameron, his area of interest and research is in the evolutionary development of invertebrates. His master’s is focussing on the microstructural and compositional properties of stereom,...

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Adithi Rao

Rôle sur l’équipe Beagle: ÉditriceRole on the Beagle Team: Editor Adithi Rao is currently a master’s student in McGill University, Montreal. She studies the behavior and neuroscience of freshwater fish, specifically how, when, and with which individuals they group. She also partakes in numerous student outreach and education activities in Quebec. When not thinking about fish, she...

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Laura Lardinois

Rôle sur l’équipe Beagle: ÉditriceRole on the Beagle Team: Editor Laura is a PhD student at McGill University co-advised by Drs. Rowan Barrett at McGill and Matthieu Leray at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. She splits her time between Montreal and Panama, where she studies the microbiomes of tropical coral reef fish and their responses to environmental...

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Embracing Experiential Learning: A Journey Through Conservation and Hope

By Anonymous, a PhD student from McGill University My lifelong tenet is that learning follows experience. This tenet has kept me moving throughout my career as an ecologist. If the chance for a new experience presents itself, I will take it nine times out of ten. This tendency has given me experience in wildlife conservation,...

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Travel Story: Can one find the answer to one’s research questions on the bottom of a pint of Guinness? No, but I’m glad I tried at the Annual Meeting of the British Ecological Society in Belfast, December 2023

By Anna Lippold, a PhD student at McGill University Just a few weeks before Christmas 2023, I travelled to Northern Ireland to participate in the Annual Meeting of the British Ecological Society (BES); funded by a QCBS Excellence award. The BES is a large society composed of ecologists not only from Great Britain and Europe...

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