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Tobi-Dawne Smith, former undergrad in the Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, is an MA candidate in Environmental Education and Communication at Royal Roads University. Tobi-Dawne does research in animal behaviour and communication, and has a special interest in social and political ethics and philosophy. Her thesis work revolves around the idea that our emotion-phobic society requires scientists to dampen their passion and joy for their work, hindering the “heart vs head voice” that communication with the public requires.
The transmission of many parasites, particularly those with complex life cycles, can only occur when infective stages that are present in one host are consumed by another host. Parasites can enhance rates of transmission by altering the behaviour, coloration or conspicuousness of infected hosts that require ingestion by a predator in which parasite...
A blog (in the works) featuring current scientific research written for the general public, as well as a thesis journal, and field journals. Interested in having one of your papers reach a larger audience? Drop me a line and I will consider it for this project. Our work means nothing if it can’t reach the public.