Science

UWindsor biologist Barbara Zielinski and team. From left to right: Front row: Gillian Hughes, Dr. Barbara Zielinski, Jenna Jones, Kaela Scott, Dr. Michelle Nevett.  Back row: Tina Suntres, Georgette Nader, Gianfranco Grande, Alexandra Zygowska, Karl BoyesUWindsor biologist Barbara Zielinski and team. From left to right: Front row: Gillian Hughes, Dr. Barbara Zielinski, Jenna Jones, Kaela Scott, Dr. Michelle Nevett. Back row: Tina Suntres, Georgette Nader, Gianfranco Grande, Alexandra Zygowska, Karl Boyes.

Working to eradicate invasive species

A UWindsor biologist and students use pheromone research to outsmart the invasive sea lampre, an eel-like fish in the Great Lakes.

Sarah Dobney collects recordings at a savannah sparrow nest Sarah Dobney, pictured here collecting recordings at a savannah sparrow nest in the Bay of Fundy, won a prize at the national meeting of the Society of Canadian Ornithologists.

Graduate students of ornithology deliver prize-winning talks

Two University of Windsor graduate students won prizes for outstanding talks at the recent annual meeting of the Society of Canadian Ornithologists.

Sarah Dobney, a PhD student in the Department of Integrative Biology, won the “Early Program Award” for an outstanding presentation from an early-career researcher. Her prize-winning talk was titled: “Quiet in the nest: Nest environment diminishes song transmission to nestlings.”