September 22, 2010

2010 Hynes Lecturer is Prof. Stuart Bunn, Director, Australian Rivers Institute

The CRI is delighted to announce our upcoming 8th Hynes Lecturer,Professor Stuart Bunn, Ph.D., Director of the Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University, Brisbane, and Australian Water Commissioner. His major research interests are in the ecology of river and wetland systems with a particular focus on the science to nderpin river protection and restoration, including the assessment of environmental flows and aquatic ecosystem health.

Professor Bunn has extensive experience working with international and Australian government agencies on water resource management issues. He is the Chair of the Scientific Advisory Panel for the Lake Eyre Basin Ministerial Council, Deputy Chair of the Scientific Expert Panel for the Southeast Queensland Healthy Waterways Partnership and leads the Australian Climate Change Adaptation Research Network for Water Resources and Freshwater Biodiversity. In 2008, he was appointed as an Australian National Water Commissioner.

Please mark your calendars for Professor Bunn's Hynes Lectures:
1) Public lecture: Balancing water needs for humans and nature. 20 October 2010,7 pm, UNB Saint John, Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre.

2) Science Lecture: Using stable isotopes to understand river foodwebs. 22 October 2010, 3 pm, UNB Fredericton, Loring Bailey Hall, Room 146.

For further information, please contact Dr. Karen Kidd, Hynes Lecture Committee (, or Heather Boyd-Kinnie (,506-453-4770),Communications and Marketing Coordinator.
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