Current Students

ALEXIS SAULNIER

ALEXIS SAULNIER

Alexis is doing her MSc on tern diets in southwest Nova Scotia (roseates, Arctic and common), co-supervised by Dr. Shawn Craik.

MARK MADDOX

MARK MADDOX

Mark is undertaking his MSc with the lab, co-supervised by Dr. Jennifer Provencher, and looking at diet and plastic ingestion in thick-billed murres from Arctic Canada.

JESSIE WILSON

JESSIE WILSON

Jessie is doing her MSc on potential biotransport of microplastics by amphibians and emergent insects. Her field work will take place at the world famous Experimental Lakes Area, and she's co-supervised by Dr. Jennifer Provencher

SETH MacLEAN

SETH MacLEAN

Seth is co-supervised by Dr. Nelson O'Driscoll and is examining mercury in coyotes across Nova Scotia

KRISTINE HANIFEN

KRISTINE HANIFEN

Kristine is undertaking her MSc on plastic pollution and dietary change through time in Arctic-breeding northern fulmars. She is co-supervised by Dr. Jennifer Provencher.

INGRID POLLET

INGRID POLLET

Dr. Ingrid Pollet is undertaking a post-doc with the lab, looking at mercury in Leach's storm-petrels and other seabirds in the North Atlantic.

KIIRSTI OWEN

KIIRSTI OWEN

Kiirsti is undertaking her PhD in the lab, co-supervised by Joe Nocera at UNB, looking at coastal wetlands and waterbird changes in Maritime Canada.

JULIA BAAK

JULIA BAAK

Julia did her BSc thesis on seabirds in Nova Scotia, and has started her MSc (co-supervised by Dr. Jennifer Provencher) looking at circumpolar policies on plastic pollution, and what pollution ends up in seabirds

SARAH GUTOWSKY

SARAH GUTOWSKY

Sarah is a Weston and Mitacs post-doctoral fellow. She has worked on Arctic marine bird movements, spatio-temporal trends in woodcock in Nova Scotia, and now marine ecosystem drivers of trends in eider and other seaduck/seabird abundance in Atlantic Canada.

AVERY NAGY-MacARTHUR

AVERY NAGY-MacARTHUR

Avery joins the lab from completing her BSc at Mount Allison University. Avery is working on the various tern species at Country Island, NS, in a collaboration with Environment and Climate Change Canada, to determine marine habitat use and niche overlap.

MOLLY BRADFORD

MOLLY BRADFORD

Molly is co-supervised with Dr. Nelson O'Driscoll, and is examining mercury uptake in macroinvertebrates from different brackish environments along the coast

KRISTEN NOEL

KRISTEN NOEL

Kristen is studying the role that eider shelters can play in helping recover breeding populations around Nova Scotia; co-supervised with Dr. Shawn Craik