Over the past 8 years or so, I have developed a pedagogical approach to teaching and learning of scientific terminology to accompany the instruction of a course that I teach at uOttawa on an introduction to animal form and function. One of the great challenges to students is in the requirement to learn entire lexicons […]
Over the past month, I have been working with researchers from Blue Ant Media to build segments for an upcoming series of nature documentaries that I will be narrating, called Love Nature. These video segments are on the topic of the marvellous field of Animal Behaviour and I have just completed the filming of our […]
Le Glossaire des Termes Biologiques que j’ai crée pour les étudiant.e.s en biologie à l’Université d’Ottawa et maintenant disponible comme App pour les appareils électroniques utilisant le plateforme Android. Maintenant vous pouvez porter avec vous une liste de plus de 1200 termes spécialisées des domaines de la zoologie, écologie, évolution, physiologie et d’autres sur votre appareil à […]
Last winter we filmed a scene for The Prime Radicals, during which Alanna the host visited me at the University of Ottawa to talk about cryptography and code breaking. Yeah, that’s right I’m about as cryptic as they get so that could make me somewhat of an expert. Check out their website here and have […]
The professional edit of my TEDx talk from last fall on the topic of Ayahuasca has now been posted on the TED Youtube channel. You may also watch it directly below here: Please let me know what you think!
The Season 2 episode of Finding Stuff Out on ‘Plants’ that features me as an expert guest has aired on TVOkids. Stay tuned to the TV to catch it on reruns or check out my clip below: . . . . . . .
On the 23rd of November 2013 I gave a TEDx talk in a conference put on by the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa with the theme ‘Visions’. What better topic on which to present my experiences taking the extremely potent psychedelic brew called Ayahuasca with shamans in the jungles of Peru for our […]
Our episode of The Agenda with Steve Paikin from last Thursday, October 17 on the topic of the “Silencing of Science in Canada” is available to be watched for free from the iTunes store here (or on Youtube below). Have a gander at our conversation and let me know what you think. I thought it went […]
Last Thursday, October 17th, 2013 I was a guest panelist on The Agenda with Steve Paikin on TVO at 8 and 11pm. The topic for this discussion was be “Prime Minister Harper’s War on Science”. You may watch it live online at the show’s website above or the episodes are also available on iTunes as […]
La version app du Glossaire Biologique vient tout juste de recevoir une mise à jour de l’interface graphique, ce qui améliore l’expérience de l’utilisateur. La nouvelle esthétique à été créée par l’équipe à Fancy Boys et rend l’app un plaisir à utiliser. Vous pouvez trouver l’app sur le site du magasin iTunes ici pour télécharger […]