QERM: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Program

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2011 QERM Autumn Quarter Seminar

TIME: Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:50 p.m.
LOCATION: Savery Hall 169

Format: Each guest will preside at two consecutive sessions. Prior to the first session, a journal article resulting from (or pertaining to) the guest's research will be circulated for review. At the first session the guest will present their research topic, followed by discussion. At the second meeting the students will have an opportunity to ask questions on topics such as the guest's career path, role of the QERM training, professional and personal balance, research, general advice on how to succeed as a graduate student, experiences since graduating from the QERM program, etc.

September 28

Overview - Professors Loveday Conquest & Jim Anderson


October 5

Maureen Kennedy, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, School of Forest Resources
US Forest Service PWFS Lab, Seattle

Publication to be discussed:
"Using a stochastic model and cross-scale analysis to evaluate controls on historical low-severity fire regimes"

October 12

Discussion with QERM alumnus:
Maureen Kennedy, Ph.D.

October 19

Tamre Cardoso, Ph.D.
TerraStat Consulting, Seattle

Publication to be discussed:
"Reducing seabird strikes with trawl cables in the pollock catcher-processor fleet in the eastern Bering Sea"


October 26

Discussion with QERM alumnus:
Tamre Cardoso, Ph.D.

November 2

Rich Zabel, Ph.D.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS/NWFSC
Fish Ecology Division
Supervisory Mathematical Statistician

Publication to be discussed:
"The interplay between climate variability and density dependence in the population viability of Chinook salmon."

November 9

Discussion with QERM alumnus:
Rich Zabel, Ph.D.

November 16

Eli Gurarie, Ph.D.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS/AKFSC
National Marine Mammal Laboratory

Publication to be discussed: To be announced

November 23

No session due to Thanksgiving Holiday

November 30

Discussion with QERM alumnus:
Eli Gurarie, Ph.D.

December 7 Wrap-up session: Professors Jim Anderson and Loveday Conquest

 

 

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