Ecosystem Science and Biodiversity


Faculty in the Ecosystem Science and Biodiversity field study various topics in:

  • toxicology
  • pest management
  • management of agroecosystems
  • microbiology
  • forest systems
  • agroforestry
  • climate change biology
  • ecology, and
  • insect systematics and taxonomy.

Madhur Anand

Research interests: global ecological change, sustainability science, forest ecology, ecological modelling, biodiversity

Kari Dunfield

Research interests: environmental microbiology, microbial ecology, soil microbiology, bioremediation

Ernesto Guzman

Research interests: bee biology, bee pathology, bee behaviour, bee genetics, bee ecology

Marc Habash 

Research interests: water quality, microbial source tracking, waterborne pathogens, microbial biofilms

Ryan Prosser 

Research interests: Mollusk biology, ecotoxicology, ecological risk assessment, aquatic toxicology, soil toxicology

Nigel Raine

Research interests: pollinator conservation, pollinator behaviour, impacts of environmental stressors on bees, pollination ecology

Neil Rooney 

Research interests: food web stability, biodiversity environmental assessment, aquaculture, agricultural effects

Jonathan Schmidt 

Research interests: insect sensory and hormonal physiology, biological control, Collembolan ecotoxicology, spiders in agroecosystems

Paul Sibley 

Research interests: toxicology, ecology, water quality, risk assessment