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ALD 2018 Invited Lecture. Waiting for Equity or Making it Happen: What’s the Difference?
22 October 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmFree
Professor Jeremy Kerr, University Research Chair in Macroecology & Conservation Biology, University of Ottawa will give York University’s 4th Annual Ada Lovelace Day talk.
Jeremy was president of the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution, 2016-18, where he developed policy for increasing Equity, Diversity & Inclusion in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics).
He will reflect on his experiences in mobilizing research to policy makers & politicians. He is an active science communicator: @jetkerr. Jeremy will connect his work on equity with his advocacy for citizen science and science literacy.
Jeremy’s research examines global patterns in species richness, including trends in populations of rare and endangered species. His research is regularly published in high impact journals. Jeremy did his doctorate in York University’s Biology Department.
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