CEEEC is pleased to announce the ReNewZOO research and training program has been awarded a 1.65M CREATE grant by the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Lead by Dr. Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde (Director of CEEEC), ReNewZOO will work towards improving the analytic and practical skills of professionals involved in conservation research of both […]
Thursday, March 3, 2022 Symposium: “What is the place of the modern zoo in 21st century conservation?” The symposium provided a diverse set of perspectives on the role of zoos in the conservation of biodiversity. Four speakers gave individual presentations, followed by a roundtable discussion involving speakers as well as questions from the public. Chair: Albrecht […]
Graduate Bursaries in the Humanities Three $5K bursaries are available for students entering Laurentian’s interdisciplinary Humanities M.A. Program or Ph.D. in Human Studies in September 2016. Successful students will be given the honorary title “CEEEC Graduate Fellow,” and they will conduct independent thesis research under the supervision of (one or both of) CEEEC’s philosophers – Dr. Brett Buchanan and […]
On 26 November 2015, philosopher of science Dr. Letitia Meynell gave a presentation at Laurentian University on gender in nonhuman animals. This talk was part of Laurentian’s Masters in Humanities Speakers’ Series. Dr. Meynell is an Associate Professor in the departments of Philosophy and Gender and Women’s Studies at Dalhousie University, as well as a […]
CEEEC regularly co-organizes Science Cafés with interactive science museum, Science North. Held at The Laughing Buddha, a popular local restaurant, these events are open to the public. Hosted by Dana Murchison, and featuring expert panelists, these events are always packed to capacity and audience discussion is lively and engaging. Recent topics include “Our health and […]
CEEEC brings researchers to Sudbury to share their research. Check out our Guest Lectures Playlist on our YouTube channel www.youtube.com/CEEECLU.
June 2015 – Coverage of David Lesbarrères’ Virtual Researcher On Call Award Northern Life, LU biology prof honoured for work with kids The Sudbury Star, Laurentian professor honoured March 2015 – Coverage of Litzgus and Lesbarrères’ Community Builders Award Northern Life, Sudbury’s ‘outstanding citizens’ honoured Community Builders Awards, Awards of Excellence April 2015 – Coverage […]
The Litzgus Lab’s and Lesbarrères’ research on reptile and amphibian conservation is featured regularly in the media, both print and broadcast: April 18, 2021 – CBC Radio: Up North, Human-built nesting sites could save turtles April 7, 2022 – Radio-Canada: Ici, Une clôture qui fait plus de mal que de bien le long de la route 69 April 6, […]
Check out CEEEC members discuss their research in under 5 minutes on our Quick Talks Playlist.
February 2015 – Evolution in Action Week @ Laurentian’s Research Week 2015 Northern Life, Evolution can be bad for your health Michael Ruse interview on CBC Radio: Up North, Florida professor talks about Darwin CBC News, Rapper Baba Brinkman brings hip-hop science tour to Sudbury Fall 2013 / Winter 2015 – Thinking Extinction Symposium CBC […]
Research Week at Laurentian University is an annual event celebrating the research achievements made by its faculty and students. Research Week 2015 fell on International Darwin Day (February 12th), providing the opportunity to combine its activities with a series of evolution-themed events: “Evolution in Action.” From February 9 to 12, several events organized, sponsored, and […]
The following link leads to a news story in Northern Life about the Science Café on Evolutionary Medicine held during “Evolution in Action” week http://www.northernlife.ca/news/localNews/2015/02/12-science-cafe-evolution-sudbury.aspx
Julia Riley’s picture of cute baby Painted Turtles was chosen for the cover of JEB.
Matt Keevil’s fantastic interview on BBC Radio about the long-term turtle project in Algonquin Park is posted online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/b04ps554
The following link leads to a CBC interview where Brett Buchanan discusses the new the School of the Environment’s roundtable on John Muir’s legacy.
The Litzgus Lab attended the CHS conference in Calgary. We gave 7 talks and 3 posters. Patrick Moldowan won the “best paper” award and Mike Colley won the “best poster” award.
Listen to a podcast where Brett Buchanan serves on a Science Café panel on the subject “Climate Change and the Political”
The following link leads to a CBC interview where Brett Buchanan discusses the new School of the Environment.
The Litzgus Lab went to Chattanooga, Tennessee for the Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (JMIH). The lab gave 2 platform and 5 poster presentations. Patrick Moldowan won “best student presentation” in the Physiology and Morphology competition for his talk entitled “Turtles with Teeth”.
David Lesbarrères was interviewed in Cottage Life magazine for the article “The new wildlife corridors are working, with some surprises”
The Litzgus Lab, with our partners, received over $184,000 in grant money from the MNR’s Species At Risk Stewardship Fund for work on reptile species at risk.
June 29, 2021 – CBC News: Summer U, Urban chipmunks are overweight, researcher says urban chipmunks are less stressed and fatter than their country counterparts April 28, 2021 – The Sudbury Star: Opinion Letters, Religious views shouldn’t cloud appreciation of evolution August 22, 2021 – The Globe and Mail, The legend of the white squirrel […]
Watch Gillian Crozier’s TEDxLaurentianU talk on her research: “Simulating bird songs to study cultural evolution”
Listen to Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde being interviews on CBC’s Morning North about interviewed about Laurentian University’s TEDx talks http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Local+Shows/Ontario/Morning+North/ID/2435197644/
Watch Albrecht Schulte-Hostedde’s TEDxLaurentianU talk on his research: “Evolutionary Consequences of Human Activities”
Listen to a podcast where Brett Buchanan serves on a Science Café panel on the topic “Thinking Extinction: Should we try to save all species (and maybe bring some back?).”
November 2013 – “Thinking Extinction” symposium news interview and articles and videos of presentations
The following link has a CBC Radio One interview between Points North host Jason Turnbull and head organizer of Thinking Extinction, Brett Buchanan.