Frank Brookfield (left) and Peter Russell with a Parasaurolophus fossil.
University of Waterloo retiree J. Frank Brookfield passed away on November 29th. Brookfield was a long-time instructor in the Biology department and also served as the biology curator of the Earth Sciences Museum.
In an era of invasive species, climate change, and rapid habitat loss, ecological systems may never experience a “stable equilibrium”, according to Kim Cuddington, a professor in Waterloo’s Department of Biology.
On November 1, 2018, Professor Kirsten Müller will begin her role as the Assistant Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs. She will join Jeff Casello, Associate Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs and Daniela O’Neill, also Assistant Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs.
Three researchers from the Faculty of Science received more than $2 million in Strategic Partnership Research Grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) last week. Recipients included Professors Michael Power and Trevor Charles from the Department of Biology and Professor Juewen Liu from the Department of Chemistry.
Located in northeast Alberta, the Peace-Athabasca Delta (PAD) is one of the most magnificent wetlands in the world. Serving as the junction of four major North American waterfowl migratory routes, millions of ducks and geese descend to feed and nest here each summer.
While humans and other species share some of the same genetic information, new research found that humans are unique among mammals when it comes to the types and diversity of microorganisms on our skin. This difference could have implications for our health and immune systems.
More Canadian cities will experience damage from the emerald ash borer than previously thought. As a result of climate change and fewer days of extreme cold, the beetle may eat its way further north than originally estimated.