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Collaborative Project Promotes Salamander Conservation and Environmental Awareness in Kawartha Lakes Region | Kawartha Land Trust
Jordan McDonald, a Trent University Master's candidate in Bioenvironmental Monitoring and Assessment, collaborated with Kawartha Land Trust (KLT) to create and implement a survey protocol for the detection of salamanders in the Peterborough and Kawartha Lakes region. The Salamander Survey Project, involving volunteers and staff from Trent University and Fleming College, worked with private landowners to explore ecosystems on their properties and promote local understanding of salamander populations. The initiative contributed to citizen science and helped landowners learn to survey their properties properly while fostering environmental awareness.
Trent University Celebrates Outstanding Faculty at Teaching & Research Awards | The Peterborough Examiner
Trent University held its annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence in Teaching and Research, receiving over 400 nominations from students and faculty, the highest number in its history. The event included several notable awards to staff and faculty, reflecting the outstanding caliber of research and teaching at the university. The achievements of the awardees highlight the critical role of Trent faculty in inspiring the next generation of scholars and leaders.
M.Sc. Psychology Students Showcase Innovative Research Projects at Poster Presentation Event
The Student Centre atrium was buzzing on Wednesday, as the Psychology M.Sc. Poster Presentation event took place for the first time since before the pandemic. The event saw a diverse range of research projects presented by students, covering topics from parenting, to pain, to student motivation. The interactive nature of the presentations provided a platform for lively discussions and knowledge exchange, making for an engaging and enlightening event for all.
Trent Durham GTA Summer Semester Kicks Off with Thriving Orientation Day
Student Life at Trent Durham GTA welcomed some of the over 400 new students to campus who are taking classes for the summer semester. The day-long event saw students connect with peers from their cohort and upper-year students, services, and information about how to transition to university. Groups competed in the Fox Hunt, a multi-faceted activity designed for teambuilding and orienting students to the campus, learned about university expectations and supports, and found a welcoming home at Trent Durham. The students starting this summer will join the over 1000 students taking courses at Trent Durham over the summer.
Posted on May 5, 2023