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Kai joins the RSC College of New Scholars

Kai Chan was inducted as one of 70 new members of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. UBC’s spiffy 1-minute video.

Kai speaks in favour of Canada’s Fundamental Science Review

Kai speaks in favour of Canada’s Fundamental Science Review

… and argues for the need for inter-agency collaboration to support truly interdisciplinary research (Canada lags behind with its siloed funding councils). Video

Rumi Naito joins CHANS Lab

Rumi Naito, a new PhD student co-supervised by Jiaying Zhang and Kai, joined IRES and CHANS Lab in September 2017. Welcome, Rumi!

Liz Williams defends her Master’s

Liz Williams defended her Master’s thesis, entitled “Content and prevalence of environmentalist stereotypes in Canada : a psychological perspective” (now online). Congratulations, Liz!

Kreitzman et al., Wild salmon sustain parasite control on salmon farms

Kreitzman, M., J. Ashander, J. Driscoll, A.W. Bateman, K.M.A. Chan, M.A. Lewis and M. Krkosek “Wild salmon sustain the effectiveness of parasite control on salmon farms: Conservation implications from an evolutionary ecosystem service.” Conservation Letters: n/a-n/a. Doi: 10.1111/conl.12395

Chapman et al., 5 Key challenges and solutions for governing complex adaptive (food) systems

Chapman, M., S. Klassen, M. Kreitzman, A. Semmelink, K. Sharp, G. Singh and K.M.A. Chan (2017). “5 Key challenges and solutions for governing complex adaptive (food) systems.” Sustainability 9(9): 1594. Doi: 10.3390/su9091594

Klain et al., Relational values resonate broadly and differently

Klain, S.C., P. Olmsted, K.M.A. Chan and T. Satterfield (2017). “Relational values resonate broadly and differently than intrinsic or instrumental values, or the New Ecological Paradigm.” PLOS ONE 12(8): e0183962. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183962

Rudman et al., Contemporary evosystem services: A reply to Faith et al.

Rudman, S.M., M. Kreitzman, K.M.A. Chan and D. Schluter (2017). “Contemporary evosystem services: A reply to Faith et al.” Trends in Ecology & Evolution. Doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.07.006

Karp et al., Agriculture erases climate-driven beta-diversity

Karp, D.S., L.O. Frishkoff, A. Echeverri, J. Zook, P. Juárez and K.M.A. Chan “Agriculture erases climate-driven β-diversity in Neotropical bird communities.” Global Change Biology: n/a-n/a. Doi: 10.1111/gcb.13821