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TerreWEB Seminar: Michelle Jackson

October 7, 2014

Michelle Jackson
“Citizen Science: Past, Present, and Future”
 Thursday, October 9th,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
We hear a lot about citizen science these days. It has almost become a buzzword, as there is increasing recognition of the need to educate the public about science, and as new technologies become more advanced and allow […]

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Filed under: News And Events, Seminars, Uncategorized

TerreWEB Seminar: Martha Essak (National Geographic and Making Documentary Films about Science)

September 24, 2014

Martha Essak
“National Geographic and Making Documentary Films about Science”
 Thursday, October 2nd,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes at National Geographic? You can find out at this seminar! Martha Essak will share her experiences from interning in film production at Nat Geo. She will show a 14-minute […]

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Cancelled: TerreWEB Seminar: Steven Dewitt (The Lodgepole Project)

September 9, 2014

Steven Dewitt
“The Lodgepole Project”
 Thursday, September 25th,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
Colorado photographer Steven DeWitt will present his current conservation photography project  – The Lodgepole Project. The project uses the mountain pine beetle infestation that began in the 1990s as a vehicle to educate a larger audience about the impacts human generated […]

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Fall 2014 Seminar Schedule

September 2, 2014

TerreWEB Seminar Series – Fall 2014

Term 1

Location: Unless listed otherwise, seminars will be held in MCML 258.
Date & Time: Thursdays at 3:30 pm until 5:00pm, September 4th – November 27th

Month
Day
Speaker
Topic

September
4
Welcome Back!
We will talk about all of the wonderful things we have planned for this year.

11
Matt Zustovic (TerreWEB Scholar)
Matt will be discussing his TerreWEB internship experience in […]

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TerreWEB Seminar: Matt Zustovic (TerreWEB Scholar)

September 2, 2014

“Internship Experience in Spain”
 Thursday, September 11th,
 3:30pm – 4:30pm (5:00pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 350

 Everyone welcome!
Abstract
After 3 months in the dry Semi-arid region of Spain, Matt has returned to UBC and will present on his experiences working for the research council of Spain on endangered plants and their adaptation to climate change, blogging and documenting his […]

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Registration now open: FRTS 532C-Complex Adaptive Systems, Global Change Science and Ecological Sustainability

August 5, 2014

Dr. Suzanne Simard and Dr. Les Lavkulich and are offering FRTS 532C:Complex Adaptive Systems, Global Change Science and Ecological Sustainability.
Time: Fall Term 3-5pm Mondays in FSC 1611.  The course is now open for registration: HERE.
 

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Seminar: Meghan Laidlaw (TerreWEB Scholar)

March 4, 2014

“Why Internships are Important: Lessons learned about the need for collaboration and communication in the field of mine reclamation during an internship last summer ”
 Thursday, March 13th,
 2:00pm – 3:00pm (3:30pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 154
 Everyone welcome!
Abstract

I will be discussing my experience last summer, when I worked for 2 months as an environmental consultant and field […]

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Seminar: Salome Buglass (TerreWEB Scholar)

February 6, 2014

“Science communication outreach and fund raising – sharing the crowdfunding campaign experience”
 Thursday, February 13th,
 2:00pm – 3:00pm (3:30pm for TW scholars)
 Room MCML 154
 Everyone welcome!

Abstract:

A growing number of academic researchers are turning to crowdfunding as a new channel for sourcing financial support for their research projects. The essence of crowdfunding is to get as many people interested […]

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Spring 2014 Seminar Series

January 29, 2014

TerreWEB Seminar Series – Spring 2014

Term 2

Location: Unless listed otherwise, seminars will be held in MCML 154.
Date & Time: Thursdays at 2:00 pm until 3:30pm, January 9th – April 3rd

Month

Day

Speaker

Topic

January

9

Novak Rogic (UBC CTLT)

Resource Management, Content Sharing and Republishing at UBC – Case Studies and Possibilities

17

Claire Martin (CBC Meteorologist)

Sexy, scintillating and straight forward science. How to communicate […]

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Seminar: Suzanne Simard, Michelle Jackson, and Preston Cumming

January 17, 2014

“Complexity, climate change, and TerreWEB: putting our passion into action”
 Thursday, January 23rd

 2:00pm – 3:30pm
 Room: MCML 154

Although geared towards TerreWEB scholars, everyone is welcome!
This seminar will be led by Suzanne, Michelle and Preston, where as a group we will discuss our mutual passions and goals for TerreWEB, and how we could use our understanding of complex […]

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