We are pleased to announce the Arctic Speaker Series for 2015-16.
The talks will take place the third Wednesday of the month
The talks begin at 4:00pm and are free & open to the public
Please note the NEW LOCATION- Engineering A room 101.
Chris Southcott, April 20, 2016
Chris Southcott, Professor at Lakehead University and the Principal Investigator for the SSHRC MCRI-sponsored research network Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic (ReSDA) discussed "Can we avoid the trap without being cursed? Resource development in Canada’s North"
Peter Dawson, March 16, 2016
Peter Dawson, Professor in the Department of Anthropology & Archaeology at the University of Calgary, discussed "Science and Survival at Fort Conger: A Virtual Exhibition of 19th Century Polar Exploration"
Sandie Black, February 24, 2016
Sandie Black, Head of Veterinary Services at the Calgary Zoo and a clinical associate professor in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Calgary, discussed "Developing an integrative health index for Narwhal in the Canadian Arctic"
Shari Gearheard, January 20, 2016
Shari Gearheard, geographer and research scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data center (NSIDC), University of Colorado Boulder, discussed "The Meaning of Ice: People and Sea Ice in Three Arctic Communities"
Joel Berger, November 18, 2015
Joel Berger, Barbara Cox Anthony University Chair in Wildlife Conservation at Colorado State University, discussed "Science and Conservation in an Increasingly Peopled World"
Elena Favaro, October 21, 2015
Elena Favoro, Ph.D. student in the Department of Geography at the University of Calgary discussed "Downstream Patterns and Cachement Controls on Suspended Sediment Transport in a High Arctic River "
NSTP Recipients, September 23, 2015
Northern Studies Training Program (NSTP) recipients told us about their summer field work.
Sarah Cole, Megan Goulding, Colleen Hughes, Laura Kapas and Sarah St. Germain