Seminar Videos

Term 2, 2017/8

Under Pressure: Vulnerability and resilience of marine ecosystems and fisheries to multiple stressors

Dr. Fiorenza Micheli, David and Lucile Packard Professor of Marine Science, Co-Director, Center for Ocean Solutions
Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University
January 19, 2018

State-space models: the good, the bad and the ugly

Dr. Marie Auger-Méthé. Assistant Professor, UBC Dept. of Statistics and Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries
January 12, 2018

The plight of freshwater fisheries and prospect of using protected areas to sustain them

Dr. Peter Sorensen, Professor, Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology
University of Minnesota
January 5, 2018

Term 1, 2017/8

Measuring the carbon footprint of global fisheries and aquaculture

Dr. Robert Parker, NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Fisheries Economic Research Unit
December 1, 2017

The UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs: leadership through engagement

Dr. Moura Quayle, Director pro tem, UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs
November 24, 2017

Trends and future priorities for market-based marine conservation initiatives

Dr. Dalal Al-Abdulrazzak, Ocean Wise Seafood Specialist and Honorary Research Associate, IOF
November 17, 2017

The Oceans Enabling Sustainable Development, and Development Enabling Sustainable Oceans: Research to Support Global Goals

Dr. Gerald Singh, Senior Nereus Fellow, Nippon Foundation – UBC Nereus Program
November 10, 2017

Reflections on an Academic Career

Judith G. Hall, Professor Emeritus, Departments of Medical Genetics and Pediatrics, University of British Columbia and BC Children’s Hospital
November 3, 2017

Recreational Shark Fishing in Florida: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of an Emerging Conservation Issue

Dr. David Shiffman, Liber Ero Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Simon Fraser University
October 20, 2017

The 21st Century Wharf

Dr. Josh Eagle, Solomon Blatt Professor of Law, Director, Coastal Law Field Lab, University of South Carolina
October 13, 2017

Perspectives on the societal contribution of small-scale fisheries

Dr. Lydia Teh, Research Associate, Nippon Foundation – UBC Nereus Program, and Changing Oceans Research Unit
Dr. Louise Teh, Research Associate, Fisheries Economics Research Unit
September 29, 2017

Are ecosystem models used for management and policy?

Dr. Villy Christensen, Professor, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, UBC
September 29, 2017

Turning national commitments into conservation action for seahorses

Dr. Sarah Foster, National Coordinator, SeaChoice, and Honorary Research Associate; Project Seahorse
September 22, 2017

Enabling (or bracing for) the Blue Economy: equity, sustainability, and growth for the marine industrial revolution

Dr. Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor, Program Manager and Research Associate, Nippon Foundation – UBC Nereus Program
September 15, 2017

Why Communicate Science? SCIence Communication Action Team – SciCAT!

Dr. Jennifer Gardy, Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, Canada Research Chair in Public Health Genomics, Senior Scientist at the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, co-host of CBC’s The Nature of Things.
September 8, 2017

Special Summer Seminar

Conservation Research of Giant Clams

Dr. Mei Lin Neo, Research Fellow, National University of Singapore
May 12, 2017

Term 2, 2016/7

Fish, farms, and flow: adaptive habitat differentiation and environmental impacts on stream salmonids (plus some comparative ecosystem ecology)

Dr. Jordan Rosenfeld, Stream Ecology Scientist, BC Ministry of Environment
April 7, 2017

Ugly fish, science engagement and the indigenous basket

Dr. Dyhia Belhabib, Program Manager, Ecotrust Canada
March 31, 2017

Jellyfish – food of the future?

Dr. Lucas Brotz, Postdoctoral Fellow, Sea Around Us
March 24, 2017

Our Changing Role in Science

Dr. Brian Riddell, President and CEO, Pacific Salmon Foundation
March 17, 2017

What is the real catch amount of the world? And what is preventing us from seeing it

Dr. Daniel Pauly, University Killam Professor, UBC
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
February 17, 2017

Student Presentations – February 10, 2017

Adapting to climate change in small-scale fisheries: a regional study of Pacific North America
Melanie Ang (MSc candidate)

Impacts of physiological condition and age on migration survival and behaviour of sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) smolts
Christine Stevenson (MSc candidate)

Prey and diet of juvenile sockeye salmon across spatial and temporal gradients
Samantha James (MSc candidate)

Early gonad development of the spinecheek anemonefish (Premnas biaculeatus)
Yovela Wang (MSc candidate)

Predatory aliens: Indo-Pacific lionfish on Caribbean reefs

Dr. Isabelle Côté, Simon Fraser University
December, 2015

What I learned from travelling with dolphin hunters

Stefan Austermühle
March, 2015

Conservation Economics: Close the high seas to boost global catch, equality

Dr. U Rashid Sumaila, UBC
February 27, 2015

Governing fisheries for food security

Dr. Eddie Allison, University of Washington
February 13, 2015

The role of the moral economy in North American small-scale fisheries: confronting neoliberal policies

Dr. Evelyn Pinkerton, Simon Fraser University
February 6, 2015

Sell or Perish: Analysis of Japan’s Fresh Fish Market as a Newsvendor Problem

Dr. Wilf Swartz, UBC
January 30, 2015

An introduction to fisheries law and examination of property rights in fisheries management schemes

Adam Soliman, The Fisheries Law Centre, director & founder
January 30, 2015

Quesnel Lake Sockeye Salmon: Large escapements, trophic surprises, and the consequences of density-dependence

Dr. Daniel Selbie, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Cultus Lake Salmon Research Laboratory
January 16, 2015

Skipper Ottos’ Community Supported Fishery How the Community Supported Fishery movement is changing commercial fishing in British Columbia, Canada

Sonia Strobel
January 9, 2015


Monitoring deep-sea benthic communities on large spatial scales: a collaborative leap toward ecosystem-based management of bottom contact fisheries

Dr. Sean Cox, SFU
November 28, 2014

Sleepers creepers? Evidence of sleeper shark predation on Steller sea lions and implications for fisheries

Dr. Markus Horning, Oregon State University
November 21, 2014

Cross-Disciplinary and Cross-Community Explorations into Traditional Mariculture on the Northwest Coast

Dr. Dana Lepofsky, Simon Fraser University
November 14, 2014

Innovations and Opportunities in Small-Scale Fisheries

Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee, MUN, Canada
November 7, 2014

Evaluating the Ethics and Sustainability of Fisheries

Dr. Tony Pitcher, UBC
October 31, 2014

Fishing Down Through the Food Web

Dr. Villy Christensen, UBC
October 24, 2014

Biology of eulachon in the Fraser River: critical knowledge gaps

Dr Doug Hay, UBC
October 22, 2014

An integrated evaluation of stock enhancement of recreational fisheries, applied to red drum in Florida, USA

Dr. Ed Camp, University of Florida
October 10, 2014

Assessment and management of Pacific halibut

Dr. Steve Martell, International Pacific Halibut Commission
October 3, 2014

Changing climate and changing behaviour

Dr. Scott Hinch, UBC
September 17, 2014


March 6, 2015

  • Using individual vessel quotas to reduce and manage coral and sponge bycatch in the B.C. groundfish trawl fishery, John Driscoll
  • Saving Nemo (...without the bunnies), Rebecca Singleton
  • Local seafood and community support fisheries (CSFs) in North America, Allison Witter

March 13, 2015

  • From Kant to kippers, Jeff Scott
  • Economic valuation of British Columbia's small and large scale fisheries, Darah Gibson
  • Sea Changes: Contributing to the transformation of coral reef management in an evolving global climate, Ravi Maharaj