EEBU Apparel Contest

It’s that time of year again! We’re looking for submissions from YOU to create this year’s EEB sweaters and T-shirts! Send us your designs and if you are one of the chosen few, you’ll get a free sweater of your design. Email your designs in to eebu.mail@gmail.com. Deadline for submissions is Sunday, November 26th at 11:59pm.

 

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EEBU Academic Seminar Series

The EEBU presents our first undergraduate academic seminar of the 2016-17 school year!

First up we have the lovely Professor Nicole Mideo on “Explaining the Complex Lives of Malaria Parasites”.

Explore the field of evolutionary medicine: how the ecology of parasites shapes the evolution of traits and behaviours that underlie infectiousness and disease severity!

Food and drinks will be provided, and anyone is welcome to attend!

 

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Interested in Vet School?

The University of Edinburgh, School of Veterinary Studies is visiting campus TODAY. The information session will cover veterinary school at UofE, application guidance, career help, and more.

The Vet School ranks consistently in the Top 20 worldwide (QS Ranking) and is accredited by RCVS, AVMA and EAEVE.

Tuesday 18th, October 2016
Time: 2:00PM
Location: ES 3087, 33 Willcocks Street

Midterm Destressor

Stressed about midterms? Friends? Work? Life in general?
Tomorrow from 5-7pm, come enter our Stress Free Zone at the EEB lounge! Snacks and bubble wrap included for your relaxation and satisfaction. Hope to see you all there!!

Research Abroad Opportunities

 

 

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Interested in research abroad??? Next Thursday the 13th, there’ll be an info session about Operation Wallacea @10AM in ES1014! Dr. Justin Hines will be letting you know about some very exciting research opportunities overseas next summer! Check out the EEBU newsletter or message us for more details.

Latornell Conservation Symposium

Interested in pursuing a career in conservation and sustainability? Expand your network by attending the Latornell Conservation Symposium in Alliston, Ontario. The conference will be held from November 15th to the 17th. This year’s theme is “GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE”

Some keynote speakers include:
– Dr. Faisal Moola; Director General of the David Suzuki Foundation
– Dr. Avi Friedman; Professor, School of Architecture, McGill University
– Brent Toderian; Founder and Principal, Toderian Urban Works
– Dr. Dianne Saxe; Environmental Commissioner of Ontario

Register by October 11th for a student discount!

For more information, see http://www.latornell.ca/

2016 Fall Election Results

Say hello to your new EEBU Executives!

The EEBU Fall Election polls have closed and the ballots have been tallied. Thank you to everyone who chose to run this year; it has definitely been a really close election. Candidates that didn’t get elected are encouraged to continue attending events and helping out when possible.

Here are the results and runner-ups:

Department Coordinator: Emma Pearce (37.5%)
Runner-Up: Talia Lowi Merri (32.5%)

Media and Design Director: Julia Boyle (42.5%)
Runner-Up: Radana Molnarov (40%)

First Year Representative: Siddharth Gopalan (65%)
Runner-Up: Sabine Lovejoy (35%)

If you have any questions regarding the elections, please message us! For now, get ready for a year full of new events, activities and opportunities!

EEBU Fall Social

This Thursday, September 22nd from 5:30 to 7:30, EEBU is hosting their first social of the year at the EEBU lounge (ES3043)! Come join us to meet our Exec members, other EEB students, and give us a chance to meet you. This event will be held the second last day of election nominations, so come with your questions as well.
Hope to see you there!