Research in the Baum Lab is motivated by a fundamental desire to understand how human activities are altering marine ecosystems, and what the consequences of these changes are both for biodiversity and society. In the ocean, exploitation remains the most prevalent anthropogenic disturbance, and predators are disproportionately affected by this activity. Our current research therefore centers around the following questions:
news - fall 2013
Julia joins the Editorial Board of Axios Review, a new independent peer review service for evolutionary biology and ecology
Updated version of Julia's new talk: 'Mental resilience: How to thrive in a career in science' now available!
Can Fishing Gear Protect Fish? Find out in Brett's talk Th Nov. 28th at 7pm, at Sidney's Shaw Discovery Centre.
Brett attends the Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) in Ottawa, November
Adrian wins 'Best Surf and Turf' MSc Talk at the UVic Biology Graduate Student Symposium. Congrats Adrian!
Julia gives the keynote talk 'Mental resilience: How to thrive in a career in science' at the 2013 SFU/UBC/UVic Ecology and Evolution retreat in Brackendale, Nov.
Danielle is awarded the King-Platt Fellowship, the 2013 AAUS Kevin Gurr Scholarship, and featured in the Women Divers Hall of Fame newsletter!
Brett writes 'The Science We Can Trust' for the Huffington Post, Oct.
Welcome to new Baum Lab members Brett Favaro (a new Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellow), Danielle Claar, Fulbright scholar Easton White, Jamie McDevitt-Irwin, and undergraduates Gabriel David, Mitra Nikoo, and Carmen Smith! We are now officially full for this academic year.
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