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Metacognition—the processes whereby learners assess and monitor their progress in learning (metacognitive monitoring, MM) and use these …

The effects of conspecific densities on dispersal have been well documented. However, while positive and negative density-dependent …

Uncertainty hampers innovative mixed-fisheries management by the scales at which connectivity dynamics are relevant to management …

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On November 5, it was bring your kid to work day for Grade 9 students. My oldest son (Kobe) wanted to participate, so I created a …

I (Karl Cottenie) had a busy weeklong trip to Belem, Brazil, at the end of October. I was invited to facilitate a 2.5 day workshop, …

Written by Jennifer Gleason Yesterday was the third annual Guelph Bug Day at the University of Guelph! Bug Day is an educational …

All IB graduate students should have received an email announcing the new batch of programs offered by the university to help graduate …

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Principal Investigators

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Karl Cottenie

Associate Professor in Community Ecology

Community Ecology, Metacommunity dynamics, Molecular Identification, Data Analysis in R, Instruction, Graduate Training, Spatio-temporal Analysis, Computational Ecology

Current Grad Students

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Anna Solecki

PhD student

Taxonomy, Community Ecology, Metacommunity dynamics, Molecular Identification, Data Analysis in R

Bryan Vandenbrink

MSc student

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Carolyn Trombley

PhD student

Ecology, Statistics (R), Conservation

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Eleonore Lebeuf-Taylor

PhD student

Behavioural ecology, Molecular ecology, Evolutionary biology, Microbiology

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Elizabeth Porter

MSc student

Behavioural Ecology, Animal Physiology, Experiential Learning & Citizen Science, Science Communication

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Jennifer Erin Gleason

PhD student

Community Ecology, Metacommunity dynamics, Freshwater biomonitoring and conservation, Invertebrate biodiversity, Molecular Identification, Data Analysis in R, Environmental policy

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Marie-Eugénie Maggia

PhD student

Ecology, Statistics (R), Molecular Identification (Barcoding), Acroyoga and climbing

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Simon Denomme-Brown

PhD student

Dispersal, Population and Community Synchrony, Metacommunity Dynamics, Statistical Analysis and Data Management in R

Current Undergrad Students

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Britney Bell

Undergraduate research project

Population Ecology, Bio-informatics

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Alumni Grad Students

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Kemp

Guide dog

Running, Playing, Napping, Treats

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Alicia Halhed

MSc student

Bioinformatics & programming, Symbiotic relationships, Molecular ecology

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Brent Saylor

PhD Student

Transposon Ecology, Bioinformatics, Epigenetics, Ecology and Philosophy of biology, R for big data

Brittany Jones

MSc student

Danielle Petsch

PhD student, 5 months with Sandwich exchange program

Ecology, Statistics (R), Conservation

Gillian Martin

MSc student

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Ingrid Ng (MSc)

MSc student

Joshua Cunningham

MSc student

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Karuna Vijayakumar

MBinf student

Analysing Data through R, Python and Perl programming, Machine Learning

Laura Lanteigne

MBinf student

Tadeu Siqueira

PhD student, 12 months with Sandwich exchange program

Ecology, Statistics (R), Conservation

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Teodora Tockovska

MSc student

Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Computer Programming and Data Analysis Using Python and R

Thiago Goncalves-Souza

PhD student, 9 months with Sandwich exchange program

Ecology, Statistics (R), Conservation

Trevor Bringloe

MSc student

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Xin (Cindy) Wei

MBinf student

Transposon Ecology, Python programming, Data analysis in R

Alumni Undergrad Students

Aaron Zolderdo

Undergraduate research project

Adam Marinelli

Undergraduate research project

Andrea Allen

Undergraduate research project

Ariel Porty

Undergraduate research project

Carolyn Gibson

Undergraduate research project

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Catherine Rutherford

Undergraduate research project

Community and population ecology, Conservation, Dispersal, Animal behaviour, Data analysis in R

Danielle Ahrens

Undergraduate research project

Deniz Ergun

Undergraduate research project

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Emma Kominek

Undergraduate research project

Community Ecology, Evolution, Population Genetics, Data Analysis

Eve Krauss

field/lab technician

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Fiona Persaud

Undergraduate research project

Aquatic, Ecology, Conservation, Molecular Identification, Analysis in R, Environmental Impacts

Genevieve Pintel

Undergraduate research project

Ian Thompson

field/lab technician

Julia Sunga

Undergraduate research project

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Kaelyn Racine

Undergraduate research project

Ecosystem conservation, Wildlife rehabilitation, Microbial ecology, Population dynamics, Data analysis

Kaitlyn Ranft

Undergraduate research project

Katy Jay

Undergraduate research project

Krystal Gorringe

Undergraduate research project

Kyle Gillespie

Undergraduate research project

Lisa Vollbrecht

Undergraduate research project

Lucija Prelovec

Undergraduate research project

Margot Laliberte

Undergraduate research project

Nancy Linehan

Undergraduate research project

RandeLee MacDonald

Undergraduate research project

Ranny Baghat

Undergraduate research project

Erinn Ipsen

Undergraduate research project

Sachico Scott

Undergraduate research project

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