The BU Biogeoscience Program hosted its Annual Graduate Student and Postdoc Symposium at the start of 2016, featuring oral presentations, elevator pitches, and a poster session. Biology graduate student Steve Decina’s talk on urban soil respiration was voted Best Oral Presentation. Earth and Environment graduate student Andrew Trlica poster on spatial patterns of urban land cover was voted Best Poster Presentation, and Earth and Environment graduate student Radost Stanimirova was awarded Best Elevator Pitch.
The symposium also featured a twitter field photo contest. Earth and Environment graduate student Sarabeth Buckley’s photograph from Ninigret Pond, RI was selected as the winning entry. See all the photos on our twitter @BUbiogeo.
The Biogeoscience Program will be hosting a career development workshop with the BU Center for Career Development on Monday, November 2 at 3pm. Join us in CAS 132 to learn about services offered by the Center for Career Development, including CV and resume writing tips!
Lucy Hutyra, an assistant professor in the Earth and Environment department, and graduate student Conor Gately were featured in a BU Today article, along with Ian Sue Wing, an associate professor in the Earth and Environment department, for work on greenhouse gas emissions in urban areas. Check out the article, “where the wild things are,” at BU Today.
Jenny Talbot, an assistant professor in the Biology department, was one of four BU professors selected for the prestigious Peter Paul Professorship for her work on fungi, microbial ecology, and climate change. Check out a full profile of the four Peter Paul Professors here!
The Boston University Biogeoscience Program is excited to announce a Science Communication Symposium on April 22, featuring three prominent speakers at the intersection of science and communication. David Epstein, Wally Fulweiler, and Ari Daniel will share stories and present strategies for effective science communication with the media and the public. The event will be hosted in BRB 113 at 5 Cummington Mall from 1:00 – 5:30 PM.
Biogeoscience Program Director Pamela Templer’s soil warming research at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest is featured on BU Today!
Research on salt marshes by Hollie Emery, PhD student in the Fulweiler lab, is featured on BU Today!
Professor Bruce Anderson is featured in an article and video on BU Today.
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