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Basic vs. Applied Entomology: How the Mountain Pine Beetle Opened My Eyes

Basic vs. Applied Entomology: How the Mountain Pine Beetle Opened My Eyes

A guest post by Staffan Lindgren I finished my bachelor’s degree at the University of Uppsala in Sweden in 1975. I had actually completed most of my degree at Umeå University, but because I wanted to take limnology and entomology, I moved to Uppsala for my last semesters, so my degree was granted by that […]

We stand on the shoulders of giants: Reflections by a midget

We stand on the shoulders of giants: Reflections by a midget

Guest post by Staffan Lindgren On a rainy, blustery day I am sitting in my new home in Nanaimo, BC, and thinking about my professional career, which is about to come to an end in the next few weeks, at least officially. I have been doing a fair bit of reading lately, and the last […]

Winning Presentations

Winning Presentations

Guest post by Tom Chapman   My students frequently win prizes for their conference presentations (2015 was a particularly good year for our group), and I am more than willing to bask in their reflected glory. But really, was I a brilliant speaker in my day? Simply put, no. I have gotten better, you can’t […]

Travel awards for ICE 2016 in Orlando

Travel awards for ICE 2016 in Orlando

  OK all you students and early career professionals, the time to apply for travel funding for the 2016 ICE conference in Orlando is running out! Apply for these awards! I have copied the text (both English and French) of the instructions to apply below, but if you prefer to download…. Here are the application instructions […]