Nature Counts LAB
Dr. Joanne Littlefair
December 2019: I presented my work at the British Ecological Society’s annual meeting in Belfast. View slides from my talk here.
November 2019: As part of a mentoring event, I gave a talk at “Tea with Academics” with undergraduate biology students.
September 2019: Delighted to begin a position at Queen Mary University of London as a Teaching & Scholarship Lecturer. I will be continuing my research on the anthropogenic impacts on biodiversity in freshwater ecosystems and delivering undergraduate and postgraduate courses in biostatistics and ecology. Contact me here for opportunities to collaborate or complete a Masters student projects with me.
June 2019: Delighted to receive a British Ecology Society Large Grant for new work on sedimentary DNA from lake cores. We will be ground-truthing changes in fish communities in response to pollution using fish DNA.
March 2019: We host Laura Mydlarz, Associate Chair of the Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington, for a Ecology & Evolution seminar talk. Additionally, I host a special breakfast seminar with her focused on under-represented groups in STEM themed around “Mentorship, sponsorship and curating your OWN successful career”.
Feb 2019: I am invited to participate in a working group examining how genomic tools can contribute to better food traceability in Quebec.