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Masters of Science Showcase celebrates student research

  Posted on: March 3, 2017

Jason Johnston, MSc, won for his presentation, "Indigenous Representation in Jasper National Park."

Masters of Science in Environmental Science students drew a crowd during the annual showcase, which took place March 2.

More than 100 people — students, faculty and community members — watched as 13 first year graduate students presented four-minute oral presentations. Second year MSc students followed up with poster presentations.

Best presentation (oral):

  • Jason Johnston, Indigenous representation in Jasper National Park

Honourable mentions:

  • Medina Jeff-Zanni, Long-term trends in environmental and economic performance nation by nation: An investigation of a win-win case
  • Denise King, Outdoor cats and wildlife: Exploring the bidirectional risks and the value of conservation

Best presentation (poster):

  • Jared Maida, Stresss at home: Assessing rattlesnake response to disturbance in the South Okanagan

Honourable mentions:

  • Stephanie Winton, Rattlesnake road mortality rates and hot-spots: Adjusting for scavenger removal, observer error, and temporal variation
  • Dan Doutaz, Columbia River northern pike removal — risk and feasibility of control


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