Times and Locations
Lectures (1 hour, 3 per week):
Mondays 10:30, Wednesdays 09:30, Fridays 08:30
Tutorials (3 hours, 1 per week):
Tuesdays 11:30-14:30, Biosciences Room 2109 (section 2)
Wednesdays 11:30-14:30, Biosciences Room 2109 (section 4)
Fridays 11:30-14:30, Biosciences Room 2111 (section 3)
Dr. Paul R. Martin (Biosciences 4320, firstname.lastname@example.org)
to be announced ...
Course and Text
Course: Conservation Biology, 422. The
application of biological research to the conservation of biodiversity
and natural resources, as well as the interaction of biology with
philosophy, politics and economics in influencing conservation policy.
Text: Groom, M., G. Meffe & R. Carroll. 2006.
Principles of Conservation Biology, third edition. Sinauer, Sunderland, MA.
(Note: older editions of this text are very different - use third edition)
In-Class Quizzes, 25%
Major Project, 40%
Tutorial Assignments and Participation, 25%
Project Presentation (in tutorial), 5%
Semester-Long Carbon Emissions Assignment, 5%
There are no formal exams in this class.
Expectations of Students
Students will be responsible for all
materials presented in lectures and tutorials, including
those which the student did not attend. For missed lectures and
tutorials, please download relevant pdfs (available on the web) and
obtain notes from a classmate. Please note that quizzes are frequent in
this class. If you miss a class, you should check to see if there is a
quiz on the following class.
Students are responsible for
familiarizing themselves with the regulations concerning academic
integrity and for ensuring that their assignments conform to the
principles of academic integrity. Departures from academic integrity
include plagiarism, use of unauthorized materials, facilitation,
forgery and falsification, and are antithetical to the development of
an academic community at Queen's. Please consult the following website:
Students are responsible for familiarizing themselves with the
regulations concerning copyright and for ensuring that their
assignments conform to copyright laws. Please consult the following website: http://library.queensu.ca/copyright/teaching/queens