Science by the people, for the people

Science for the people

On a local scale, there is the Urban Redbud project, which is an initiative run by U of T PhD student Charlotte de Keyzer, under the supervision of Professors Scott MacIvor and James Thomson. Their goal is to track flowering times and bee activity of the eastern redbud trees in Toronto. The collected data will ultimately be used to draw conclusions about how climate change and urbanisation are affecting various characteristics of the trees. 

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