Patrick Upson

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Monday, 6 May – Ecosystem Research in the Bras d’Or Lakes

Time: 7:30 PM Location: Great Hall of Dalhousie University Club – 6259 Alumni crescent, Halifax, Nova Scotia Speaker: Dr. Bruce Hatcher Director, Bras d’Or Institute, Chair in Marine Ecosystem Research, Cape Breton University The application of ecosystem understandings to the aquatic realm is challenged by the opacity and fluidity of marine environments. Ecological tools en-abled …

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[Rescheduled – TBA] Monday, 1 April – Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources: Science & 2-Eyed Seeing to Address Aquatic Issues in Cape Breton

Time: 7:30 PMLocation: Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History Speaker: Shelley Denny Director, Aquatic Research & Stewardship, Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources Title: Unama’ki Institute of Natural Resources: Science & 2-Eyed Seeing to Address Aquatic Issues in Cape Breton From enhancing the Bras d’Or Lakes with artificial lobster habitat to developing a management plan for …

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[Rescheduled] Monday, 18 March – Ross Firth – 100 Wild Islands on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia

Due to weather conditions Monday’s lecture is canceled Time: 7:30 PMLocation: Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History Speaker: Ross FirthDirector of Conservation, Nova Scotia Nature Trust Title: 100 Wild Islands on the Eastern Shore of Nova ScotiaOff Nova Scotia’s Atlantic shores lies a hidden treasure – a remote and wild group of coastal islands and …

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Monday, 4 February [Canceled]

Time: CanceledLocation: Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History Speaker: Zoe LucasPresident, Sable Island Institute Title: Sable Island: A Monitoring Platform for Marine PollutantsSable Island’s unique location provides the opportunity to study trends in marine pollutants, particularly oil and plastics. The beached/oiled seabird survey program is now in its 26th year. A recent study of beached …

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Lecture – Monday, 7 January – MicroResearch in the NS Context: How Approaches Used Successfully in East Africa may Address Health Issues in NS

Monday, 7 January Time: 7:30 PM Location: Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History Speaker: Dr. Noni MacDonald Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University Title: MicroResearch in the NS Context: How Approaches Used Successfully in East Africa may Address Health Issues in NS A micro research program in Africa (www.microresearch.ca) is now being rolled out across …

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2018-2019

The Nova Scotian Institute of Science proudly presents the first lecture of the 2018-2019 Public Lecture season on: Monday, 1 October Time: 7:30 PM Location: Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History Speaker: Jeff Hutchings Professor and Killam Chair in Fish, Fisheries and Oceans, Department of Biology, Dalhousie University Title: Distinction between Advice and Advocacy in …

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