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PhD Defense. Marco R. Hernandez. Aquatic invasive species vector management: practical solutions and challenges on the eve of new global shipping regulations

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  • Fri, 05/19/2017 - 1:00pm
Lower Level Temporary Conference Room Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research
PhD Defense for Marco R. Hernandez on the topic of Aquatic Invasive Species

Dr. Trevor Pitcher appointed acting Executive Director of GLIER

Dr. Trevor Pitcher becomes acting Executive Director of GLIER starting July 1, 2017


GLIER Professor Dr. Hugh MacIsaac among Researchers Worldwide Exploring Issues in Invasive Species Research

Dr. Hugh MacIsaac collaborates with researchers from around the world to determine the most important issues in invasive species research


GLIER 2017-2018 Scholarship AWARD Winners

Congratulations to the GLIER graduate students who were awarded 2017-2018 NSERC and OGS Scholarships


2017 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Symposium Winning Talks

GLIER 2017 Colloquium best talks and American Society of Microbiology (ASM) best talk


Public Meeting showcases results of Beach Water Quality research

A public meeting about the findings of the Beach Water Quality research was held at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research on April 5.


Dr. Ken Drouillard discusses whether fish consumption advisories should include chemical mixtures on NPR Michigan Radio

Dr. Ken Drouillard discusses whether chemical combinations should be considered when Fish Consumption Advisories are issued on NPR Michigan Radio


Dr. Daniel Heath discusses research into Beach Water Quality on CBC Radio

Dr. Daniel Heath discusses the results of Beach Water Quality research on CBC Radio


Public Meeting on the state of Local Beaches-Research Update

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  • Wed, 04/05/2017 - 12:00pm
Room 250 Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research
Public Meeting on the research findings on the health of local beaches

Sound Installation by Jordan Cutler "Listening to the River"

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  • Mon, 04/03/2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Jordan Cutler presents a sound installation "Listen to the River" where we can get a unique perspective on the Detroit River