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Thursday, February 6, 2020

Rooney Lab seeking Undergrad Hns. Students for BIOL 499 projects

Schematic indicating how periphyton can bioconcentrate herbicides

Rooney Lab is seeking motivated Biology students seeking BIOL499 Senior Honour’s project opportunities.  

Terms: Spring and Fall 2020 (May-December 2020)

Supervisor: Dr. Rebecca Rooney

Friday, December 20, 2019

We're recruiting PhD or MSc for microplastics experiment at ELA

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The Rooney Lab is recruiting a PhD or MSc student to work on a manipulative experiment on the fate and effects of microplastics in freshwater lakes at the renowned Experimental Lakes Area (https://www.iisd.org/ela/). The student will measure the dose-response of epipelon community metabolism and community composition to the addition of microplastics in a series of 12 aquatic mesocoms.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Op-Ed by Drs. Rooney and Schindler calls for Indigenous partnership in conservation

spider in a wetland

Dr. Rooney worked with Dr. David Schindler to co-author this opinion piece in the Edmonton Journal, calling on the government to work with Indigenous partners to meet our conservation targets and protect biodiversity in Canada.  Read more here.

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