Publicity of group research

Articles that review or comment on my research or student work

  • Dr. Greenwood along with Dr. Pete Whittington (BU Dept. of Geography) were interviewed for an article on the impacts of climate change on Manitoba in the local newspaper The Brandon Sun April 4, 2019.
  • The Masters thesis research of former lab student Alex Lowe was discussed on several online Science news websites, including Brandon University, the Burke Museum, the Geology page, and PhysOrg in February 2019.PhysOrg 2019-02-fossil-emergence-pacific-northwest-temperate
  • Interview of Dr Greenwood on CBC online about the city of Dartmouth planting palms in its public parks being ‘bold’ (July 29, 2018).
  • The Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Alberta has a new display (Spring 2018) that features Greenwood’s research on fossil palms as past climate indicators, based around the paper by Greenwood & West (2017) that describes little palm leaves from the early Paleocene Genesse flora near Edmonton, AB.
  • BU report on Greenwood lab participation in the CBEP2017 meeting in Utah, September 2017. Brandon University students, professor present research at international science conference.
  • Wednesday September 20th 2017, the Brandon Sun reported on recent success by Brandon University Faculty and graduate students receiving Federal funds for their research, including Greenwood lab graduate student Markus Sudermann, who was awarded a NSERC CGS-M scholarship for his Masters. PDF
  • Graduate student in the group, Alex Lowe, just had published work he did while working for the FBI in the USA.
    • Grimm L, Stern LA, Lowe AJ. 2017. Forensic utility of a nitrogen and oxygen isotope ratio time series of ammonium nitrate and its isolated ions. Talanta 178: 94–101.
  • Interview in the Brandon Sun newspaper January 14th 2017 about our paper on the Paleocene palm from Alberta. PDF
  • Interview on Radio station CJOB Winnipeg on January 12th 2017, about the paper describing a new Paleocene palm from Alberta (see Greenwood & West 2017 on the publications page).
  • MSc student Ashley Greenley presented her research findings at the 11th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species  Conference in Saskatoon Feb. 16-18, 2016.IMG_0203

 

 

 

 

  • On February 18th 2016 Dr Greenwood gave an invited talk in the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology Speaker Series, sponsored by the Tyrrell Museum Co-operating Society.
    • You can see the slides and hear his talk on You-Tube here.
  • Click here to read a July 8th 2014 story on CBC online, and here for a Winnipeg CTV news broadcast about our recent discovery of a fossil tapir and hedgehog from the Eocene Driftwood Canyon fossil site in British Columbia published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (Eberle et al. 2014).
  • Follow-up profile articles appeared in August 2014 in University Affairs, in the Winnipeg Free Press, and in Canadian Geographic.
    • This paper was reported in over 200 media sites across North America, Europe, and Asia.
  • Brandon University researchers help uncover more lush prehistoric Earth. Brandon Sun newspaper, April 22, 2014.
  • Randy Boswell. Canadian pair portray a long-lost Arctic world. Winnipeg Free Press, Saturday February 11, 2012.
  • Paleoclimate Project Shows Arctic Temperatures and Ecosystems Highly Sensitive to Carbon Dioxide Levels. Witness the Arctic, Volume 14, Number 1 – Fall 2010.
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (2010, June 30). Arctic climate may be more sensitive to warming than thought, says new study. ScienceDaily. Retrieved July 15, 2010.
  • Arnet Sheppard, 2009. When palm trees gave way to spruce trees. NSERC News Bulletin No. 181. June 18, 2009.
  • Stephen Hume, 2008. Fossil hunters run amok and the B.C. government sits idle. Vancouver Sun Published: Friday, October 10, 2008.
  • M. Nichols, 2005. BU Prof pens book about rainforests. Brandon Sun, August 19, 2005. [JPEG]
  • Ping Chew, 2000. The fossilised forecast. Fossil records help shed light on climates of the past and the future. Nexus, 10(4): 5. PDF
  • Julian Cribb, 1994. Greenhouse scenario challenged. The Australian. [BMP file]
  • Richard A. Kerr, 1993. Fossils tell of mild winters in an ancient hothouse. Science, v. 261, p. 682. PDF
  • J.M. Pandolfi, 1992. Evolution and the fossil record. Evolution, 46(5): 1589 – 1592. [review of the book edited by S.K. Donovan that contains Greenwood 1991