Province-wide restrictions: Re-iterating our COVID-19 Health & Safety protocols

province wide restrictions re iterating our covid 19 health safety protocols

Our COVID-19 Health, Safety and Administrative policies have continued to evolve and for the time being, there are no restrictions on health and personal services. With Dr. Bonnie Henry’s announcement of province-wide restrictions in place till Dec. 7th, this is …

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Understanding emotions is nearly as important as IQ for students’ academic success

understanding emotions is nearly as important as iq for students academic success

The ability to understand emotions contributes almost as much to students’ grades as their IQ. Past studies show two personal qualities are important for student academic success – intelligence and conscientiousness.IQ scores explain about 15%of the differences between students’ grades. …

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Spirit bear tenure

spirit bear tenure

We purchased the Spirit bear tenure in 2011. It covers an area of approximately 3,500 square km including the islands portion of a large territory owned by a private European shooting club. It contains the vast majority of known Spirit …

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BearID

bearid

BearID detects a bear’s face in an image and classifies the individual. It’s facial recognition for bears! Dr. Melanie Clapham, a postdoctoral researcher at University of Victoria working with Raincoast’s Applied Conservation Science lab has been exploring facial recognition technology …

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Upcoming webinar – Learning and Unlearning Sustainability: Ending Violence Against Women

upcoming webinar learning and unlearning sustainability ending violence against women

I am excited to be giving a webinar on bystander intervention and addressing gender based violence on campus. I was asked to do this webinar by the University of Toronto Mississauga Student Union and it’s free for students. Wednesday November …

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