Research in the Baum Lab is motivated by a fundamental desire to understand how human activities are changing marine ecosystems, and what the consequences of these changes are for nature and for people. Our current research centres around the following questions:
We are committed to open science and data sharing, and to outreach aimed at enhancing public understanding of our research, ocean conservation, and science in general. Our overarching goal is to make scientific discoveries that advance understanding of oceanic ecosystems and inspire effective solutions for their conservation.
News - Summer 2017
Julia and Kristina's new Global Young Academy report 'Restoring Canada’s Competitiveness in Fundamental Research: The View from the Bench” is out! Co-authored with Jeremy Kerr and Megan Dodd, the report has been profiled in Nature and Science.
We are looking for a talented highly quantitative post-doctoral researcher with advanced bioinformatics and statistics skills to analyze our coral-Symbiodinium and microbe data, collected from Kiritimati over the course of the 2015-2016 El Niño. Help turn our treasure trove of data into discoveries about coral resilience to climate change!
University of Victoria, Department of Biology, PO Box 1700 STN CSC, Victoria BC, V8W 2Y2, Canada