Turning Science into Action

Join Dr. Daniel Simberloff & Dr. Anthony Ricciardi in Kamloops. Register today! learn more »

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Join events across the province and more! learn more »

Parrot's Feather

A popular aquatic garden plant that spreads with water currents, animals, boats/trailers and fishing gear. Dense stands can stagnate water, and increase breeding grounds for mosquitoes learn more »

Zebra/Quagga Mussels

These tiny freshwater mussels clog drains, damage infrastructure, and are very costly to control/eradicate learn more »

Giant Hogweed

A towering toxic invasive plant with WorkSafe BC regulations learn more »

Invasive Species Research Conference

Turning Science into Action! Co-hosted by Thompson Rivers University and the Invasive Species Council of BC. learn more »

European Fire Ant

A tiny ant with a toxic sting learn more »

Purple Loosestrife

An aggressive wetland invader that threatens plant and animal diversity learn more »

Orange Hawkweed

Also yellow, these invasive plants replace native vegetation along roadsides, and threaten areas not yet reforested learn more »

Japanese Knotweed

Grows aggressively through concrete, impacting roads and house foundations learn more »

Spotted Knapweed

A single plant spreads rapidly with up to 140,000 seeds per square metre learn more »

Scotch Broom

An evergreen shrub that invades rangelands, replaces forage plants, causes allergies in people, and is a serious competitor to conifer seedlings learn more »

NSERC Grants Webinar - Jun 7

Innovate with NSERC Research Partnership Grants!

Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Time: 12 pm - 1 pm PDT

Host: Pamela Giberson, Research and Innovation Development Officer, NSERC

Description: NSERC is Canada’s largest federal agency that supports research in the natural sciences and engineering, with an annual budget of $1.2 Billion. NSERC’s Research Partnership grants are specifically designed to bring companies and academic researchers together to solve the company’s technical challenges and create long term collaborations. The main mechanism to initiate those collaborations is NSERC’s Engage Grant, which has supported over 7,500 projects worth approximately $185 Million. Also, the NSERC Experience Grant helps support the cost of undergraduate interns working at companies. Pam has a Master’s degree from UBC and a PhD from the University of Saskatchewan. She’s worked in academia, industry, and government and understands the unique aspects of each of those sectors.

Audiences: in addition to businesses and academic researchers in the field of invasive species we encourage government representatives and students to also join the webinar to learn how they can participate.

Host Bio: Pam has been with the NSERC Pacific regional office in Vancouver since it opened in 2006. Her primary role at NSERC is to improve stakeholder awareness of NSERC’s Research Partnerships programs and facilitate research collaborations between companies and academics. Prior to joining NSERC Pam worked for a decade in the biotechnology sector in Vancouver in a variety of roles, including corporate development at a drug discovery company spun out of UBC, as a co-founder of a biotech company, and as a consultant to the local biotech sector. Pam obtained her PhD in Toxicology from the University of Saskatchewan in 1990 and followed that with postdoctoral training at the University of British Columbia.

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