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M.Sc. Thesis Examination - Ryan Thorn

Thesis title: Using XAFS Synchrotron Radiation to Identify the Effect of Speciation, Ageing and Mineral Association of Nickel on its Bioaccessibility in Soil Everyone is welcome to attend.

Ph.D. Thesis Examination - Rodrigo León Cordero

Thesis Title: The Invasion of Landscape Mosaics by Gorse, Ulex europaeus L., Fabaceae: Multi-Scale Analyses of Landscape, Community Structure and Anthropogenic Effects Everyone is welcome to attend.

Assistant Professor - Soil and Water Conservation Seminar Presentation: Dr. Colby Steelman

Seminar Presentation for Assistant Professor - Soil and Water Conservation Candidate: Dr. Colby Steelman, Ph.D., P.Geo., Postdoctoral Fellow, G360 Center for Applied Groundwater Research, School of Engineering, University of Guelph;  Hydrogeophysics: A Tool for Understanding the Earth’s Critical Zone Monday, December 7 - 9:00-10:00am in Alex 265 All are welcome to attend! 

Assistant Professor - Soil and Water Conservation Seminar Presentation: Dr. Chris Wellen

The Seminar Presentation for Assistant Professor - Soil and Water Conservation Candidate: Dr. Christopher Wellen, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Ecohydrology Group, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Waterloo How can watershed biogeochemical models inform environmental policy? Towards better integrating hydrology, biogeochemistry, and land use change.

Derry Lecture: A Conversation with Janet Bannister

The Derry Lecture is sponsored by Douglas and Margaret Derry and it recognizes the interdisciplinary spirit that animates the First Year Seminar program. This year the lecturer is Janet Bannister, a technology innovator who created Kijiji (and took it global). Janet has provided leadership for a number of internationally known companies and is now a General Partner in a venture capital firm where she looks for new ideas and helps to nurture them. A former Canadian triathlon champion, understands dedication and determination; she is inspirational and insightful.  

Ecological Justice: An Interdisciplinary Talk Series- Professor Madhur Anand

Ecologicol Justice: an interdisciplinary talk series at the University of Guelph- Our final talk for the fall semester, featuring: Madhur Anand, Professor and University Research Chair in Sustainablility Science, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph, " Ecological Justice and the case of the bistable forest-grassland mosaics of Brazil and old-growth forests of Northern Ontario "  Date - Wednesday December 2, 2015 in Mackinnon 317 from 12:00 - 1:30 PM 

SES International Potluck - Wednesday November 25th

This month all Students, Staff, and Faculty are welcome to share their favourite international dishes with us Wednesday, November 25th at noon in the Bovey Greenhouse Cafe. It could be a main dish, a side, a dessert... anything you'd like! If you don't know any international recipes but would still like to bring something go right ahead.  For a small donation you can also come out and enjoy all of the food. All donations will be going to United Way. 

New WHMIS Training Session

There will be a classroom training session for the new WHMIS requirements if you have not completed the online training. It will be held in GRHM3301 (Murray Room) on Tuesday, November 24 from 9-12.  All staff, faculty and students are welcome to attend. Please RSVP if you will be attending.

ENVS*6900 Student Research Proposal Presentations

Presentation Time: 10:00a.m. Presenter: Tara Celetti Presentation Title: Developing standardized semi-field methods to assess risk of pesticide exposure on Bombus impatiens Cresson ******************************* Presentation Time: 10:35a.m. Presenter: John Drummelsmith Presentation Title: Impacts of cover crops and residue removal on soil health and biodiversity ******************************* Presentation Time: 11:10a.m. Presenter: Zack Debruyn

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