UBC researchers have signed on in the #SciFund challenge to crowdfund—raise funds through the internet—and to build public interaction and outreach for their research.
Prof. Simon Donner, Dept. of Geography, is conducting research on Kiribati’s Gilbert Islands coral reefs to determine how they will respond to frequent heat stress, and to develop guidelines for marine conservation in the face of climate change. To read more on his project, visit http://www.rockethub.com/projects/7483-coping-with-stress-coral-reefs-in-kiribati.
Lindsay Aylesworth is a PhD student with Project Seahorse at UBC. Her research interests lie in community and population ecology, specifically to address seahorse conservation, threats and management. To read more on her project, visit http://www.rockethub.com/profiles/39961-lindsay-aylesworth