QUBS Open House Sunday June 26 12:00-3:00 pm. Please join us and enjoy presentations and displays by researchers, and snacks and refreshments. Please make it a family event. All welcome.
Held in the Conference Room in the Main Lodge each Wednesday at 7:00 pm. All are welcome!
Wednesday 11 May 7:00 pm Paulo C. Pulgarin-R. (University of Lethbridge). Title. The population history of the Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) in North America: insights from genetics, ecological niche modeling and bioacoustics.
Friday 20 May 2011 7:00 pm Connie O’Connor (Carleton University). Title: The Ecology of Stress: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Stress in Wild Fishes.
This is a Friday night seminar!
Wednesday 25 May 7:00 pm Sarah Larocque (Carleton University). Title. Modeling and mitigating freshwater turtle mortality associated with inland hoop net fisheries.
Wednesday 1 June 7:00 pm Title: Who we are I. Researchers introduce themselves and their research.
Wednesday 8 June 7:00 pm Title: Who we are II. More researchers!
Wednesday 15 June 7:00 pm Mark Conboy (Queen's University Biological Station). Title: Land of Rivers: A Brief Natural History of Guyana. Featuring dozens of beautiful photos by Philina English and spanning a myriad of topics including curare (arrow poisons), man-eating fish and the rare and elusive Golden Rocket Frog.
Wednesday 22 June 7:00 pm Cory Toth. Title: I think I can take him: Evidence for transitive inference in Black-capped chickadees.
Wednesday 29 June 7:00 pm David Sutter. Title: Behavioral and reproductive consequences of an angling-induced selection in Micropterus salmoides.
Wednesday 6 July 7pm. Dr. Bruce Smith (Ithaca College). Title: There’s something about Arrenurus, the perversity of diversity.
Abstract - Water mites are an extremely successful group of aquatic organisms, however even more remarkable is the genus Arrenurus, which worldwide, represents one of approx. 300 genera, yet 1/6 of all described species. What are some of the factors that contribute to the success of this genus?
Wednesday 13 July 7pm. Neil Patterson – Local Historian. Title:The history of Opinicon Lake and its surrounding areas (Including the building of the Rideau canal and how it shaped the industries of Eastern Ontario).
Wednesday 20 July 7pm. Philina English – Title: Why are Robin’s eggs blue?” (and some pondering thoughts about whip-poor-wills).
Wednesday 27 July 7pm. Matt Saunders – Title: Gone Batty: Ecology of local bats.
Wednesday 3 August 7pm. Brian Osborne – Title: Building of the Rideau Canal.
Wednesday 10 August 7pm. Nick Cairns – Title: Snakes I have known and loved.