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Prof. Thevathasan's research featured in Ontario Farmer

Professor Naresh Thevathsan's research about riparian buffer zones was featured in the March 2019 edition of the Ontario Farmer. The article is a good discussion about the benefits and challenges of riparian buffers. It specifically highlights the example of Washington Creek in Oxford County. 

For the full story, see the attached pdf. 




Help SES student win an NSERC video contest!

Two of our students in the School of Environmental Sciences have made a great video about their research! Aaron Fairweather and Leah Blechschmidt's video on Leah's research on native pollinators in apple orchards has been selected as a finalist in NSERC's Science, Action! contest. They need to be in the top 25 most-viewed videos to move onto the next round of judging and for the chance to win a cash prize. 

Summer Research Assistant Positions Available

Summer Research Assistant Positions Available

Dr. Rebecca Hallett’s Applied Entomology Lab


Do you love insects? Are you interested in gaining research experience? If so, we might have the summer job for you! We are hiring four or five undergraduate students to assist us with lab and field projects on the pepper weevil (Anthonomus eugenii), swede midge (Contarinia nasturtii), and Synopeas myles(a swede midge parasitoid) this summer. Specific job duties may include all or some of the following:

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