Members

Students, post docs, visiting scholars

Current graduate students

Anna Agosta G’Meiner, M.Sc. candidate (co-supervised by Dr. M. Peros and Dr. G. Chmura, McGill).

Project title: Holocene environmental change recorded in the sediments of a sinkhole, Cayo Coco, Cuba.

Sarah Loboda, PhD candidate (co-supervised by Dr. J. savage and Dr. C. Buddle, McGill).
Project title: Ecological and evolutionary responses of Arctic flies to recent climate change in Zackenberg, Greenland.

Benjamin Marquis, M.Sc. candidate (co-supervised by Dr. M. Peros and Dr. M. Vellend, U. de Sherbrooke).
Project title: Analyse de la sensibilité au climat de l’érable à sucre le long d’un gradient altitudinal, Mont Mégantic, Québec.

Frank Oliva, Ph.D. candidate (co-supervised by Dr. M. Peros and Dr. A. Viau, University of Ottawa).
Project title: Atlantic hurricane variability during the Holocene in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Recently graduated

Corinne Cote, M.Env. (graduated) 2014-2016 (supervised by Dr. Darren Bardati, Université de Sherbrooke).
Project title: Analyse de l'empreinte carbone de deux régimes alimentaires.

Gabrielle Kmec, M.Env. (graduated) 2014-2016 (supervised by Dr. Darren Bardati, Université de Sherbrooke).
Project title: La sécurité alimentaire et les changements climatiques: Développement des marchés de proximités et un guide aux intervenants.

Marion Melloul, M.Env. (graduated) 2012-2014 (supervised by Darren Bardati, Université de Sherbrooke).
Project title: Impacts des changements climatiques sur les région côtières de l’est et de l’ouest du Canada et les stratégies d’adaptations associées, 2014.

Sylvie Ferland, M.Sc. (graduated) 2010-2014 (co-supervised by Dr. J. Savage and Dr. E. Levesque, University du Québec à Trois-Rivières).
Project title: Role of insects in the pollination of arctic berry shrubs.

Erin Kielly, M.A. (graduated) 2010-2012 (supervised by Dr. Darren Bardati, University of Prince Edward Island).
Project title: Resilience and capacity in small island jurisdictions; a case study of climate change adaptation on Prince Edward Island, 2012.

Simon Payette Daoust, PhD (graduated) 2010-2012 (co-supervised by Dr. J. Savage and Dr. J. Brodeur, University of Montreal).
Project title: Impacts de l'intensification agricole sur les protocalliphorides (Diptera) se nourrissant sur les oisillons de l'hirondelle bicolore (Tachycineta bicolore).

Louis Laplante, M.Sc. (graduated) 2008-2013 (co-supervised by Dr. J. Savage and Dr. M. Belisle, University of Sherbrooke).
Project title: Impacts of agricultural intensification on the biodiversity of selected Diptera families.

Ludovic Jolicoeur, M.Sc. (graduated) 2008-2012 (co-supervised by Dr. J. Savage and Dr. M. Belisle, University of Sherbrooke).
Project title: Diptera diversity from the McGerrigle Mountains and the impacts of landscape structure on community composition.

Anais Renaud, M.Sc. (graduated) 2007-2011 (co-supervised by Dr. J. Savage and Dr. R. Roughley, University of Manitoba).
Project title: Monitoring of recent changes to the biodiversity of muscoid Diptera in Churchill, Manitoba.

Amy Moores, M.Sc. (graduated) 2006-2008 (co-supervised by Dr. J. Savage and Dr. T.A. Wheeler, McGill University).
Project title: Effects of habitat size and land use on diversity of higher Diptera in temperate eastern Nearctic peatlands.

Thomas Neulieb, M.Sc. (graduated) 2010-2013 (co-supervised by Dr. E. Levac and Dr. G. Chmura, McGill University).
Project title: Refining the marine reservoir effect in the Northwest North Atlantic.

Amina Hassan, M.Sc. (graduated) 2010-2012  (Now Amina Hassan Khan) (co-supervised by Dr. E. Levac and Dr. G. Chmura, McGill University).
Project title: Potential impacts of climate change on ranges of commercial marine species in the Northwest Atlantic.

Simone Sandercombe (graduated) 2009-2012  (co-supervised by Dr. E. Levac and Dr. G. Chmura, McGill University).
Project title: The Marine Record of Abrupt Climate Change at Bay of Islands, Newfoundland.

Current Undergraduate students

Linh Anh Cat, Ph.D. Student, University of California, Sept-Dec 2015. (supervised by Dr. E. Levac)
Project Title: Does Climate Change and Human Activity Increase Blastomycosis Incidence? Stagiaire (Funded by an FQRNT visiting scholarship)

Méryl Martin, undergraduate ESG student 2014-2015 (supervised by Dr. M. Peros and Dr. E. Levac).
Project title: Development of a database of environmental information for Estrie, Québec.

Former Undergraduate students

Amy Gibbons, undergraduate ESG student 2015-2016 (supervised by Dr. E. Levac for an ESG honours thesis).
Thesis title: Investigating the occurrence of poor air quality and its relation to main sources of air pollution and weather systems

Marshall Vokey, undergraduate ENV student 2014-2015 (supervised by Dr. Valerio Faraoni for a Physics Honours thesis).
Thesis title: Applications of the physics of glaciers.

Jennifer Ward, undergraduate ESG student 2014-2015 (supervised by Dr. M. Peros for an ESG honours thesis).
Thesis title: Historic human impact at the Johnville Peat Bog inferred from pollen data.

Paddy Enright, undergraduate ESG Honours student 2013- 2014 (supervised by Dr. Darren Bardati).
Project title: The Market Comes to Town: Identifying the benefits of farmers' markets, 2014.

Claire Kryczka, undergraduate ESG student 2010-2011 (supervised by Dr. E. Levac for an ESG honours thesis).
Thesis title: Effects of recent global climate change on three migratory passerine land bird species’ spring migration arrival dates in southern Ontario.

Evelyne Gilbert, undergraduate ESG student  2010-2011 (supervised by Dr. E. Levac for an ESG honours thesis).
Thesis title: Perception of Global Warming viewed by local residents of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada and Yamaguchi City, Japan.

Ross Horrelt, undergraduate ESGH Honours student (supervised by Dr. Darren Bardati).
Project title: Estuarine Eutrophication on the North Shore of Prince Edward Island: Approaching Social-Ecological Systems (SES) through the Resilience Concept.

Nathalí Cordero Quirós (supervised by Dr. M.Peros).
Project title: Foraminifera investigation of lagoons in southern Cuba.

Research professionals

Veronique Bellavance: Research Associate, Jade Savage Lab (2014-2017)

Angela Lanza: Laboratory Technician, Matthew Peros Lab (2014- 2016)

Research assistants (recent and current)

  • Amy Gibbons, summer internship (supervised by Dr. E. Levac) summer 2016
  • Marcello Glo (supervised by Darren Bardati)
  • Joshua Filion (supervised by Darren Bardati) fall 2015 and winter 2016
  • Vincent Anderson, summer internship (supervised by Dr. E. Levac) summer 2015
  • Cynthia Sherrer, Experiential learning (supervised by Dr. E. Levac) 2015
  • Elisabeth Allard, summer internship (supervised by Dr. J. Savage) summer 2015
  • J.-P. McMahon, Experiential learning (supervised by Dr. J. Savage) 2014
  • Frank Juvenal, summer internship (supervised by Dr. J. Savage) summers 2013, 2014
  • Paddy Enright (supervised by Dr. D. Bardati)
  • Kaitlyn Sjonnesen (supervised by Dr. M. Peros) summer 2014
  • Jennifer Ward (supervised by D. M. Peros) summer 2014
  • Jordan Squire, Experiential learning (supervised by Dr. J. Savage) 2013
  • Jessica McCunn, Experiential learning (supervised by Dr. J. Savage) 2013
  • Leila Ponsford (supervised by Dr. M. Peros) summers 2012 and 2013
  • Julien Vachon, summer internship (supervised by Dr. M. Peros) summer 2013
  • Kathleen Chan, summer internship (supervised by Dr. M. Peros)
  • Hayley Roberts, Experiential learning (supervised by Dr. M. Peros) 2012-2013
  • Rebecca Pelletier-Allard, summer internship (supervised by Dr. E. Levac) summer 2012
  • Amelie Genovese (supervised by Dr. M. Peros) 2011-2012
Anais Renaud setting up a Malaise trap