Research Week - Faculty of Environment Feature Day

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 (All day)
Bentley Centre
Prince George

Research Week is a celebration of the exciting and innovative research that occurs within and beyond the UNBC campuses. The goal of the event is to bring together researchers of all levels from various disciplines to share and present research ideas, results, and successes and develop new collaborative relationships.

The theme of this five-day event is “20/20: Research in Focus”, which will highlight past, present, and future UNBC research excellence. 

Each day will highlight one of UNBC's planned new faculties. The featured faculty for Tuesday, March 3rd, will be the Faculty of Environment.

Agenda for Tuesday, March 3

Lheidli T'enneh First Nation Welcome
Elder Darlene McIntosh

UNBC Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dr. Geoff Payne, Interim President and Vice Chancellor
Bentley Centre 7-170/172
9:45am to 10:00am

Presentations – Tracing Sediments and Traditional Indigenous Governance
Kristen Kieta
Penina Sara-Lynn Harding

Bentley Centre 7-170/172
10:00am to 10:30am

Special Presentation – Research in the North, For the North: The unique community-based model of the BVRC
Presenters: Dawn Hanson and Alana Clason
This session will introduce the unique model of the Bulkley Valley Research Centre as a northern hub for natural resources management research, collaboration, education and partnerships.
Bentley Centre 7-170/172
10:30am to 11:00am

Presentations – Research Potpourri: Nursing Education, Inuit Governance, and Substance Abuse Prevention
Rukevwe Onororemu
Dr. Gary Wilson
Jasprit Preety Nijjar

Bentley Centre 7-170/172
11:15am to 12:15pm

Lunch and Learn – Research Data Management
Presenter: Susie Wilson, Data Services Librarian
This session will cover the basics and best practices of research data management across all disciplines, and introduce researchers to tools to help them create data management plans and care for their data across the research lifecycle.
NUSC Event Space 6-250
12:30pm to 1:15pm
A light lunch will be available beginning at 12:15pm.

Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition
Emmanuel Ogwal
Nicole Botten
Louisa Hadley
Dorna Sobhani
Paige Wilson
Rahim Jafari
Georgia Betkus

Bentley Centre 7-170/172
1:30pm to 3:00pm

Public Panel – The Nechako Watershed Portal: An integrative, geospatial tool to bridge governance, knowledge exchange, and information-sharing needs, and foster co-benefits for health, ecosystems and equity
Panelists: Dr. Margot Parkes, Scott Emmons, Ella Parker
This panel presentation will provide an overview of the development and application of an innovative geospatial watershed portal and will introduce several research and community ‘user-groups’ that are using the portal tool to foster co-benefits across health, ecosystem and equity objectives.
Bentley Centre 7-170/172
3:15pm to 4:15pm

Contact Information

Sharleen Balogh, Research Support Officer
Phone: 250-960-5629

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