Graduate Students

Training of graduate students:

The Chairs program set the objective to train a minimum of 7 MSc and 7 PhD students in the first five year term. Below we list current students and projects:

PhD students:

  • Jacqueline Dennett – Rare plant sampling & mitigative translocations
  • Eric Neilson – Moose refuge from predation by wolves near mines in the Athabasca oil sands.


MSc students:

  • Rob Belanger – Habitat selection of Ronald Lake wood bison
  • Kate Broadley – Factors affecting detection rates in carnivores.
  • Thea Carpenter – Songbird responses to in situ developments in peatlands.
  • Connor CharchukUnderstory retention and birds
  • Laura Garland – Acoustic monitoring of ungulates and canids
  • Emily Upham Mills – Olive sided flycatcher ecology
  • Caitlin Willier – Effects of linear disturbances on fen habitats & mitigation measures.
  • Scott Wilson – Bird use of restored well pad sites in Alberta.