Opportunities and links

We are always looking for students interested in coastal ecology to join us. In particular, those considering NSERC scholarship programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels are encouraged to contact us (ideally well in advance). Other sources of funding may be also available, depending on the nature of a potential project and/or the qualifications of the applicant. Check the links below and if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, NSERC (www.nserc.ca): check the range of opportunities for graduate (PGS/CGS) and undergraduate students.

UPEI’s Faculty of Science graduate programs (http://www.upei.ca/science/graduate-programs): check Environmental Sciences, for which there are MSc and PhD programs.

UPEI’s Biology Department Honors program (http://www.upei.ca/programsandcourses/biology): for undergrad students interested on research.

Other links of potential interest:

  • University of Prince Edward Island: www.upei.ca
  • Rutgers University’s IMCS: http://marine.rutgers.edu/main/
  • Memorial University: www.mun.ca
  • Universidad Austral de Chile: www.uach.cl
  • GLOW: http://glow.biologia.unipi.it/index.php (light pollution research network)
  • Frontiers in Marine ScienceMarine biology section:  https://loop.frontiersin.org/people/1179867/overview


Photo credit: Jonathan Hill: Suspended mussel socks (and lines) covered on fouling organisms, primarily, vase tunicates, in the Montague-Brunedell estuarine system.