Weston Family Awards in Northern Research 2023
29 June 2023
The goal of the Weston Family Awards in Northern Research is to support the Scholars in furthering the understanding of Canada’s northern ecosystems with the ultimate goal of protecting and restoring biodiversity. [...] changes in diet quality drive woodland caribou 9 Weston Family Awards in Northern Research Master’s 2023 Caila Kucheravy Caila is a master’s student at the University of of killer whales in this region will help to predict the Manitoba studying the demographics and population potential impact of killer whales in the ecosystem structure of killer whales seasonally present in and inform conservation. [...] Throughout these endeavors, Jessie are a key component of northern culture and became aware of the interconnectedness of cultural ecosystems and it is vital to support the recovery ways of life, domestic animal health, and wildlife of this species by understanding changes in their health in remote communities, and developed health and the agents responsible for these changes. [...] Her and the North, Audrey feels fortunate to engage research project focuses on defining and describing in fieldwork within the polar environment and the year-round succession of zooplankton commu- to establish connections with the Inuit Community nities in Lake Greiner in Nunavut and enhancing of Ikaluktituak. [...] 18 Weston Family Awards in Northern Research Master’s 2023 Emily Williams Emily is a master’s student at the University acclimation and the extent to which adjustments of New Brunswick, Saint John, where she studies are driven by the control of adrenaline, a central how the hearts of fish species, with different hormone in the “fight-or-flight” response.