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  • “Oceans of Data”: Ocean Citizen Science & Literacy Workshop 2014

    Citizen Science has existed for over a century, but only recently has become a topic for academic study. Citizen science projects vary across multiple gradients (illustrated by our gyroscope logo), including their use of technology, the degree of control and directions supplied by the sponsoring agency, their longevity and number of participants, and whether their purpose is primarily to promote ocean literacy, or to assist with research and adaptive management.

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    Where Suncor Energy Fluvarium, Nagles Pl, St John's, NL, Canada

  • Fishermen’s Forum 2014 - Conversations on Climate Change

    The “Fishermen’s Forum 2014: Conversations on Climate Change” brought together fishermen, academic researchers, policy-makers, and other interested parties to discuss research and observations related to climate change and its effects on our oceans.

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    Where Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Arena, 606 Reeves St, Port Hawkesbury, NS, Canada

    Host Gulf Aquarium and Marine Station Cooperative (GAMS)

  • 2014 Canadian Knowledge Mobilization Forum

    By continuing to assemble practitioners, researchers, students, administrators, thought leaders, and others engaged in the art and science of knowledge mobilization, we can create: better practice; better policy and supports; more effective monitoring and evaluation systems; enhanced training processes; improved employment and job classification policies; more efficient implementation procedures; and further innovation, all with an ultimate goal of greater value for society. 

    The Forum is organized as an opportunity to share what you know and to push the current boundaries of what we do as KMb professionals. This event provides access to some of the best minds and most creative practitioners in the field.

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    Where Park Town Hotel, Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

  • Annual MEOPeer Training

    This winter 2015 meeting will be the second annual time the MEOPeers will gather together in February.

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    Where Hôtel Château Laurier Québec, 1220 Place George V Quest, Quebec City, G1R 5B8, Canada

  • MEOPeer Training Event - Western Region

    When: Thursday, 22 January 2015 (Exact time to be decided)
    Where: UBC Robson Square
    What: A full-day training event consisting of:
    Lightning Talks
    5 min presentation from each MEOPeer about their research and background
    Career Panel Discussions and networking
    Panelists include:
    Jim Christian (Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis)
    Jennifer Jackson (ASL Environmental)
    Conor Reynolds (Metro Vancouver)
    Three MEOPeer-led workshops focusing on:
    R-programming
    Working with climate data
    Grant proposal writing

    Hope you can all attend!
    Christian, Mark, Nancy and Jackie

    Jackie (Zheng Ki) Yip, MSc
    PhD Student | Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability
    University of British Columbia
    Bridge CIHR Strategic Training Fellow | www.bridge.ubc.ca
    MEOPAR | meopar.ca

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    Where UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7, Canada