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Congratulations to PhD Candidate, Claire Schon, for successfully completing her comprehensive exam this afternoon!

That's a total of four successful comprehensive exams by Waterloo Wetland Lab members in the past two and a half months. We are so proud!

A comment by Dr. Rebecca Rooney and Dr. Jose Luis Rodriguez-Gil has been published in Ecological Applications.

"As a community of authors, reviewers, and editors in ecotoxicological research, we need to do better in enforcing standards of transparency and reproducibility, and we must guard against overreach when offering opinions on regulatory decisions."

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

WWL Recruiting Summer Technicians

Note we are no longer accepting applications at this time.

The Waterloo Wetland Lab is looking to hire Summer Wetland Technicians for the upcoming field season!

If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter describing why you are a good fit for the position to Questions may also be directed to the same email address.

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Dr. Rebecca Rooney wins Leadership Award

Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Rooney for winning the Invasive Species Centre's 2024 Leadership Award!

Bravo to all of the incredible nominees who have showcased exceptional leadership in tackling invasive species in Canada. Your contributions are invaluable!

A special thank you to the Invasive Species Centre for serving as a beacon of knowledge sharing and collaboration that strengthens our community and builds our capacity.

Waterloo Wetland Lab members Gab Izma and Dr. Rebecca Rooney, along with Dr. Melanie Raby and Dr. Ryan Prosser, have collaborated to co-author a newly-published paper on the fates of pesticides in stormwater ponds. The paper, titled "Urban-use pesticides in stormwater ponds and their accumulation in biofilms", is published in Science of the Total Environment, and is available via open access online.

Waterloo Wetland Lab PhD Student Josh Pickering, along with Michael S.W. Bradstreet and Dr. Ryan Norris, has co-authored a newly-published monograph on the long-term dynamics between white-tailed deer populations and vegetation communities in Long Point, Ontario. The monograph, titled "Less is more: vegetation changes coincide with white-tailed deer suppression over thirty years", is published in Wildlife Monographs, and is available online.

This position has been filled.

The Waterloo Wetland Lab is recruiting 2 co-op students for the Winter 2024 term.

Description: The technician will assist current graduate students in processing and analysing samples from wetlands, maintaining lab cleanliness and safety, and participating in the Waterloo Wetland Lab as a good citizen, which means joining lab meetings, abiding by our code of conduct, and supporting our collaborative lab culture.