News Archive (media, awards, grants, new papers, more...)
New research funding
New plubications by students!
Sean Godwin wins an NSERC IPS scholarship to study disease ecology of sockeye salmon. Congrats Sean![
Manna Warburton wins award for the best student presentation in the conservation section of the NZ Freshwater Biology conference. Congrats Manna!
New publication by Steph Peacock in Ecological Applications indicates that careful parasite management on salmon farms is linked to improved survival of wild salmon in British Columbia. See press in the G&M and CBC.
New publication by MK and European colleagues in the Proceedings of the Royal Society reports experimental evidence that parasites have a major impact on salmon recruitment, fisheries, and conservation in the Northeast Atlantic. See press at BBC.
New publication by Brendan Connors suggests ocean scale competition and local disease pressure act synergistically to drive the decline of an iconic salmon stock in Canada - now in Conservation Letters... and it made the cover!
Gayle Somerville wins a best poster award for her work modeling Paua fisheries at the NZ-Aus Marine Science Meeting. Congrats Gayle!
Anthea Ibell wins the Austral-Asia Rolex Our World Underwater Scholarship - an opportunity of a lifetime to explore and study marine systems around the world via SCUBA. Congrats Anthea!
Its a bit old now, but some of our work on Pacific salmon and parasitic copepods has made the news, including The New York Times, The Economist, Science, Nature, and others.