Category Archives: Conferences

BearWatch presence at the CSEE meetings in Fredericton

Evelyn Jensen (postdoc now at Yale), Christina Tollett (PhD student), and Kristen Hayward (starting an MSc in September all presented facets of work being done at Queen’s University at the 2019 annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Ecology and Evolution in Fredericton NB.

Christina talking about sea ice loss and potential impact of polar bear populations.
Kristen with her poster in which she discusses a new genotyping method for polar bear scat.

Postdoc Evelyn Jensen presents at ArcticNet 2018

Evelyn presenting at ArcticNet 2018 in Ottawa

Dr. Evelyn Jensen presented an overview of our work to develop genomic tools for scat-based monitoring of polar bears across the Canadian Arctic. ArcticNet took place in Ottawa from the 10-14 of December 2018 and was attended by Evelyn, Christina Tollett, Peter VC de Groot, Graham Whitelaw, Tristan Pearce, Kim Flock and Steve Lougheed.