The EcoEvo Retreat is a conference that gives graduate students, undergrads, and post-docs the opportunity to share their research in ecology and evolutionary biology. Participating institutions include the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University and the University of Victoria. The 2013 conference took place November 1–3 at the Cheakamus Centre, in Brackendale BC, near Squamish.
Keynote speaker Dr. Julia Baum talked about “Ecological & Mental Resilience,” offering her insights on how to thrive in a science career. Some of her advice included the following: be persistent; recognize that your time is valuable; guard your integrity; and engage in science outreach. Slides from the keynote talk are available by clicking ...Read more