S01E13: Diane Srivastava on Ecological Networks in Nature and Science

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Diane Srivastava, an expert in ecology, joins Kalina Christoff to discuss food webs and what they can teach us about ecology, climate change, and tipping points in complex systems dynamics. Dr. Srivastava is a Professor in UBC’s Department of Zoology and head of the Srivastava Lab. As Director of the Canadian Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Professor Srivastava is also one of the lead organizers of the Living Data Project, which seeks to both preserve historical data and provide opportunities to graduate students.

Please note: This podcast references material from a preprint that has not yet been subject to rigorous scientific peer review. Accordingly, the findings discussed may evolve in subsequent analyses. 

Links to content mentioned in this episode:

Srivastava, D. S. et al. (2020). Ecological response to altered rainfall differs across the NeotropicsEcology 101.

Vivien M Srivastava Memorial Endowment at the University of British Columbia.

Wei, Q. et al. (2020). Working groups, gender and publication impact of Canada’s ecology and evolution faculty. Canadian Institute of Ecology and Evolution and University of British Columbia.