Volume 21 No. 5

October 18, 2016

Position Available

Assistant Professor in Global Biogeochemistry, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in biogeochemistry.  We are especially interested in applicants who integrate and apply computer modeling and/or field and laboratory observations to investigate the interactions of biogeochemical systems/processes across or at the interface of marine and terrestrial environments on regional to global scales, and on human to geologic time scales.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016. For more information, see here.


Simon Fraser University: Earth Sciences Seminar

Speaker: Rebecca Jamieson, GSA Howard Street Robinson Lecturer|
Seminar: How Large Hot Orogents Work: Lessons from the Middle 
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 10:30am
Location: SSB 7172
Refreshments will be served (bring your own coffee mug!)

IRES Seminar Series: Expert and machine prediction for risk assessment and scientific discovery

Speaker: Dr. Alex Davis from Carnegie Mellon University
Date: Monday, October 24
Time: 10:30am to 12:00pm
Location: AERL 419 (Fishbowl)
For more information, see here.

Entrainment vs. Dilution in Tropical Deep Convection

Speaker: Walter Hannah, North Carolina State University
Date: Thursday, October 20
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: ESB 5108
For more information, see here.

Gairdner Symposium - Free Public Lecture

This event will feature two speakers:

  1. Frank Plummer, Professor of Medicine and Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba - "The untold story of the National Microbiology Laboratory"
  2. Lewis Cantley, Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award, 2015 - "PI3-Kinase and Cancer Metabolism"

Date: Monday, October 24
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Life Sciences Centre, Lecture Theatre 2 (LSC 2), UBC, 2350 Health Sciences Mall
For more information about this event see here.