Biology

UWindsor biologist Barbara Zielinski and team. From left to right: Front row: Gillian Hughes, Dr. Barbara Zielinski, Jenna Jones, Kaela Scott, Dr. Michelle Nevett.  Back row: Tina Suntres, Georgette Nader, Gianfranco Grande, Alexandra Zygowska, Karl BoyesUWindsor biologist Barbara Zielinski and team. From left to right: Front row: Gillian Hughes, Dr. Barbara Zielinski, Jenna Jones, Kaela Scott, Dr. Michelle Nevett. Back row: Tina Suntres, Georgette Nader, Gianfranco Grande, Alexandra Zygowska, Karl Boyes.

Working to eradicate invasive species

A UWindsor biologist and students use pheromone research to outsmart the invasive sea lampre, an eel-like fish in the Great Lakes.

Ashley Watt stands in a streamAshley Watt stands in a stream with fast-flowing shallow riffles, a favoured mating site for redside dace. She has drawn on her graduate studies for a children’s book about the fish.

Fish story to inspire freshwater conservation

PhD student Ashley Watt has turned her academic research into child’s play in her storybook, Rory the Redside Dace.
Daniel Heath, Siyaram Pandey, Lisa Porter, and Christopher W. TindaleThe University of Windsor will confer the title of Distinguished University Professor this weekend on Daniel Heath, Siyaram Pandey, Lisa Porter, and Christopher W. Tindale.

Weekend ceremonies to recognize four distinguished faculty members

The University of Windsor will confer the title of Distinguished University Professor this weekend on Daniel Heath, Siyaram Pandey, Lisa Porter, and Christopher W. Tindale.
Sarah Dobney collects recordings at a savannah sparrow nest Sarah Dobney, pictured here collecting recordings at a savannah sparrow nest in the Bay of Fundy, won a prize at the national meeting of the Society of Canadian Ornithologists.

Graduate students of ornithology deliver prize-winning talks

Two University of Windsor graduate students won prizes for outstanding talks at the recent annual meeting of the Society of Canadian Ornithologists.

Sarah Dobney, a PhD student in the Department of Integrative Biology, won the “Early Program Award” for an outstanding presentation from an early-career researcher. Her prize-winning talk was titled: “Quiet in the nest: Nest environment diminishes song transmission to nestlings.”

Dennis HiggsProf. Dennis Higgs holds a scallop drawn from the coastal waters of New Zealand.

Study to assess effects of marine reserves

How do marine reserves affect the health of fish? A UWindsor biology professor is part of an effort to find out.