Biogeosciences: Students

To post biogeoscience-oriented student events and activities, and graduate or post-doctoral opportunities, please contact the BGS Secretary


Biogeosciences Best Student Presentation Awards

The BGS Best Student Paper Awards are presented at the CGU annual meeting. There are two categories: Best Student Poster and Best Student Oral Presentation. Awards include a plaque and $500. Applicants are required to submit their conference abstract as well as a pdf of their poster or slide deck to the Section Secretary by Monday, June 4th, 2018.

Past winners of the BGS Best Student Award

YearNameAffiliation
2017Sabrina TouchetteUniversity of Waterloo
2016Kimberly MurrayUniversity of Waterloo
2015Kristine Haynes (oral)University of Toronto Scarborough
2014Max Lukenback (oral)McMaster University
2013Colin McCarter (oral); Kristine Haynes (poster)University of Waterloo; University of Toronto Scarborough
2012--
2011Lijun Xia (oral); Claire Oswald (poster)Johns Hopkins University; University of Toronto


The CGU has several student awards for which BGS members are eligible. See the Awards page for details.


Student Conferences

The Biogeosciences Section hosts annual student conferences, often jointly with other CGU Sections.

Past meetings:

YearMeeting InformationLocationDate
2015Joint with HS and ESPSWilfrid Laurier UniversityFebruary 7, 2015
2014Joint with HSUniversity of TorontoJanuary 17-18, 2014
2013Joint with HSWilfrid Laurier UniversityFebruary 1, 2013
2012Joint with HSMcMaster UniversityFebruary 1, 2012


Check out the main CGU Jobs page for more student opportunities.