Congrats to Masumi Hisano on winning a highly competitive Japanese national postdoctoral fellowship for three years. Masumi will be hosted at Tokyo University, well done, Masumi.
Welcome Yingying Zhu (PhD student), Wanyuan (Amy) Sheng (MSc student), and Xinli Chen (continuing to PDF) in September
Congrats to Xinli Chen for his successful PhD defense on July 23.
Congrats to Eric Searle for his successful PhD defense on July 18. After completing his HBSc at McGill University in 2013, Eric completed his MSc and PhD in our lab, with Ontario Graduate Scholarship and NSERC's Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship. Eric has been productive.
Welcome Xiaohua Wan (visiting PhD student) in Feburary 2019
Welcome Neil Hillis (PhD student) in January 2019
Welcome new students, Yakun Zhang (PhD), Wen-Huan Xu (PhD), Connor Jones (MSc), and Auldrey Lopo (MSc), starting in September
Congrats to Aaron Brecka for his successful MSc defense on August 9. Well done Aaron.
Congrats to Si Chen for her successful PhD defense on April 9. Well done Dr. Si Chen.
Congrats to Bilei Gao for his successful PhD defense on April 5. Well done Dr. Gao.
Congrats to Praveen Kumar's successful PhD defence on January 10. Well done Dr. Kumar.
Welcome Sai Peng (PhD student), Juanjuan Zhang (visiting PhD student) and Miaojiang Meng (visiting PhD student) in January
Congrats to Zilong Ma's successful PhD defence on December 13. Well done Dr. Ma.
Welcome Yingying Zhu (visiting PhD student), Shengqiang Wang (visiting PhD student), and Yili Guo (visiting PDF) in September
Yong Luo accepted a permanent position at the headquarter of British Columbia Forest Service in June. Nice to be in Victoria, BC
Welcome Wenya Xiao from Nanjing Forestry University as a visiting PhD student in May
Congrats to Eric Searle for winning Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program in March
Welcome Zaipeng Yu from Fujian Normal University as a visiting PhD student in February
Welcome Chen Chen into MSc program in January
Welcome Aaron Brecka into MSc program in September
Alexandra Hume successfully defended her MSc in July
Yu Zhang accepted a Research Chair Professor position with South China Botanical Garden of Chinese Academy of Sciences in July
Yong Luo's paper (Ecology Letters 18: 1207-1215) won the 2016 SINO-ECO Best Student Paper Awards
Daniel Yeboah successfully defended his PhD in April
Welcome Xinli Chen, Masumi Hisano, and Eric Searle into our PhD program, Shekhar Biswas as postdoctoral fellow, and Bo Liu as visiting student in September.
Eric Searle successfully defended his MSc thesis in August.
Samuel Bartels accepted a postdoctoral fellow position at University of Alberta in June.
Amber Brant accepted the position of community greening coordinator of the City of Edmonton in April.
Timothy Sobey accepted a reclamation specialist position in Alberta in April.
Hua Liu and Xiaoping Guo joined the lab to be visiting scholars in March.
Yong Luo accepted a postdoctoral fellow position with Natural Resources Canada in Victoria, BC, in January.
We received generous research support from Lakehead University Research Chairs program in September
Tim Sobey successfully defended MSc on August 28.
Amber Brand successfully defended MSc on August 27.
Yu Zhang successfully defended PhD on August 25.
Dominic Senici successfully defended PhD on August 22.
Samuel Bartels successfully defended PhD on August 15.
Yin Chu accepted a postdoctoral fellowship at University of Saskatchewan in July.
Welcome Si Chen as a PhD student (co-supervised Chander Shahi) with in May.
Zhiyou Yuan accepted a professor position at Nanjing Agriculture University, China in May 2014.
Yong Luo for won an Oversea Chinese Student Scholarship (with cash of $6,000 USD) in April 2014 (see the list). Yong is one of the globally recognized 518 scholars this year. Zhiyou Yuan received this honor in 2011.
Welcome Zilong (Max) Ma and Praveen Kumar as PhD students in January 2014.
Welcome Dr. Yin Chu as Visiting Scholar in December 2013.
Yong Luo successfully defended PhD on December 11, 2013 and continuing on as postdoctoral fellow.
Welcome Dr. Sa Xiao as postdoctoral fellow in November 2013.
Congratulations to Rebecca Macdonald for accepting an Ecologist position with Toronto Region Conservation Authority in October 2013.
Congratulations to Meelis Seedre for accepting a postdoctoral researcher position with Czech University of Life Sciences Prague and successful PhD defence in September 2013.
Congratulations to Triin Hart for accepting an Ecologist position with KBM Resources Group in July 2013.
Congratulations to Rebecca Macdonald for her successful PhD defence on September 25, 2012, and accepting an Ecologist position with Groundwater Environmental Management Services.
Congratulations to Brian Brassard for accepting an Ecologist position with Alberta Environment in June 2011.
Congratulations to Zhiyou Yuan for his successful PhD defence on March 3, 2011, and accepting an Ontario Postdoctoral Fellowship at Lakehead.
Congratulations to Anthony Taylor for accepting a research scientist (Plant Ecology) position at Canadian Forest Service, Fredericton, NB in February 2011.
Congratulations to Xavier Cavard for his successful PhD defence on November 25, 2010 at UQAT.
Congratulations to Brian Brassard for his successful PhD defence on October 25, 2010.
Congratulations to Samuel Bartels for successful MSc defence on May 3, 2010. Samuel will continue on as a PhD student.
Congratulations to Yu Zhang for successful MSc defence on September 14, 2010. Yu will continue on as a PhD student.
Congratulations to Triin Ilisson and Anthony Taylor for their successful PhD defences in August and September 2009, respectively.