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December 11, 2016

We are proud to present TerreWEB student Camille Defrenne’s video about her research https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJ_2r_PovCo

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TerreWEB Seminar: Dirk Brinkman

April 8, 2015

Dirk Brinkman

“Some small steps in the long march to an Ecological Civilization”
 Thursday, April 9th

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 260

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract: China’s accelerated industrial economy’s unintended consequences have caused its leadership to reach desperately beyond today to a vision of a ‘clean’ future they are calling an “ecological civilization”.  We are either all on the […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Deon Louw (TerreWEB Scholar)

March 27, 2015

Deon Louw: TerreWEB Scholar

Communication Breakdown: The Untold Story of Grad Studies and Celebrating Survival
 Thursday, April 2nd

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 260

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
Graduate School can be a highly rewarding and life-altering experience.  It also has the potential to leave students feeling isolated, uncertain and in poor mental health.  I would like to share my experiences […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Julia Amerongen Maddison and Darrell Hoffman (TerreWEB Scholars)

March 23, 2015

Julia Amerongen Maddison and Darrell Hoffman: TerreWEB Scholars

 Thursday, March 26th

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 260

 Everyone welcome!

Julia Amerongen Maddison
Title: Developing an educational computer game about belowground ecology: an Internship with Area Denial Games
Summary: Julia was funded by TerreWEB to do an internship with Area Denial Games, a Vancouver indie game company. She and her collaborators […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: UN COP 20 and The Craft of Policy (Christopher Carter: TerreWEB Scholar)

March 17, 2015

Christopher Carter: TerreWEB Scholar

 Thursday, March 19th

 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

 Room MCML 260

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change twentieth Conference of Parties (COP20) in Lima Peru marked a critical moment in the development of an international binding agreement to curb dangerous anthropogenic impacts on global climate and garner support for adaptation in vulnerable […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Matthew Zustovic (TerreWEB Scholar)

March 9, 2015

Matthew Zustovic: TerreWEB Scholar Research

 Thursday, March 12th

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
There is concern about the long term productivity of forests in British Columbia. Interior Douglas-fir, an economically valuable conifer tree, has had little regeneration success in recent years as high summer temperatures can cause fatal drought stress to new recruits and low […]

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Climate Change: Myths and Realities – Talk & Panel Discussion

March 3, 2015

A few misconceptions cloud public perceptions of the issue of human induced climate change.
David Archer, Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar and Professor of Geophysical Sciences from the University of Chicago, will give an overview of the climate change situation that confronts us. By comparing the various greenhouse gases (CO2 vs. methane) and fossil fuels […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Dr. Clive Welham (Finding Funding)

February 22, 2015

Dr. Clive Welham: Finding Funding

 Thursday, February 26th

 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
For many of us, realizing our goals and aspirations is closely tied to success in obtaining financial support. For the most part, securing finance is a challenge. This is partly due to the fact available sources are limited and contingent upon the […]

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TerreWEB Scholar Deon Louw Speaks at Conservation Event

February 16, 2015

Take a Stand: Youth for Conservation School Outreach Programs
On Friday, January 29th, our own TerreWEB Scholar Deon Louw took part in “Take a Stand: Youth for Conservation”, at King George Secondary School in Vancouver.  “Take a Stand” is an SFU initiative aimed at providing outreach and support for environmentally-oriented prescribed learning objectives (PLO’s) in science, […]

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Writing Workshop

February 7, 2015

Dr. Glenn Brown

Organized Reasoning and Building Strong Arguments: Tools for Improving Professional Writing Workshop
 Thursday, February 12th

 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm

 Room MCML 350

Professional and academic writing constantly uses reasoning to reach conclusions. That process is called ‘argument’. Not argument meaning ‘quarrel,’ but argument meaning a series of reasons, leading to conclusions, targeted for a specific audience. […]

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