Funding

Postdoctoral Research (2017-present, University of Calgary, Canada)
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My current postdoctoral research is funded collaboratively by the Arctic Institute of North American and by the Department of Geography at the University of Calgary.


Postdoctoral Research (2015-2016, University of Freiburg, Germany)

Funder_AvHWhile working at the Uni Freiburg, I was supported through a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, which is funded through the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research. The foundation funds both German researchers abroad and international researchers in Germany.


Postdoctoral Research (2013-2014, University of Alberta, Canada)

AdapTree_SmallDuring my first Postdoc, I was funded through the AdapTree project. This is a multi-year project based at the University of British Columbia, lead by Dr. Sally Aitken and Dr. Andreas Hamann, with the goal of developing an adaptive portfolio of reforestation stocks for future climates. Funding for this project also comes through Genome British Columbia.


PhD Research (2007-2013, University of Alberta, Canada)

Additional funding for my PhD research was provided by the Government of Canada, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Government of Alberta via the Alberta Innovates Technology Futures program. Financial support also came from industrial partners, including Ainsworth Engineered Canada LP, Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc., Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd., and Weyerhaeuser Company, Ltd. I have also personally been supported through various scholarships and bursaries, generously awarded by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Alberta and the Graduate Students Association at the University of Alberta.

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Data for my PhD research project was personally provided by Andrew Bush (GFDL model data) and Art Dyke (palaeoecological data sets). The public posting of other data, including climate model data, palaeoecological data, and forestry data, is also greatly appreciated.