Teaching experiences

I am very much interested in teaching and always look for opportunities to do so and to make my knowledge available to others.

Teaching

 BI-450: Marine Biology and Ecology, Oregon State University, USA (2018)

  • Guest lecturer

 

Interdisciplinary Science 1, School for Science and Math, Vanderbilt University, USA (2018)

  • Guest lecturer for “New technologies in oceanography”

 

 Interdisciplinary Science 1, School for Science and Math, Vanderbilt University, USA (2017)

  • Guest lecturer for “Climate change and plastic in the ocean”

 

BIO 1250, Physical oceanography, University Laval, Canada (2014)

  • Judging student presentations in physical oceanography

 

Maderas Rainforest Conservancy, Nicaragua & University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA (2011/2012)

  • Teaching assistant in geographical information systems (GIS), tropical rainforest ecology and climate change for the Maderas Rainforest Conservancy and Prof. Falk Huettmann, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Students

I supervised two students at University Laval:

Kevin Gonthier (2015/2016):

  • For his B.Sc. in biology, majoring in oceanography. Currently he is doing a PhD in molecular medicine. His B.Sc. work 

 

Claudie LaChance (2015/2016):

  • For her B.Sc. in biology. Now has a M.Sc. in stream ecology. Her B.Sc. work

Outreach

I believe outreach to citizens should be a major part of science. Here I present examples of what I did over the years:

 

04/2018  

Marine Science Day, an open house at the Hatfield Marine Science Center. Discussing marine science and technology with the public.

 

04/2017  

Marine Science Day, an open house at the Hatfield Marine Science Center. Discussing marine science and technology with the public.

 

04/2017  

Judge at the Oregon Regional MATE ROV Competition.

 

04/2015  

Judge at the Québec regional science fair.

 

12/2014 – 12/2016  

Member of the ArcticNet Student Association outreach team.

 

12/2014  

Presentation to and hands on experience for school children as part of the Canada science day at the National Museum in Ottawa. The Arctic Ocean, key species identification and climate change.

 

03/2014  

Blogging on science topics such as zooplankton and climate change. http://blog.scienceborealis.ca/arctic-zooplankton-and-climate-change/

 

08/2012  

Participant in a discussion round with German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel on marine protected areas as part of her visit to Dalhousie University to foster German-Canadian collaboration.

 

08/2012 – 06/2015  

Board member of the Canadian National Committee of the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS).

 

03/2012  

Judging at the Interior Alaska Science Fair.

 

02/2011 – present Aiding website coordinator for www.seabirds.net, in charge of research spotlights.