Faculty of Science

Western Science Speaks Podcast

Welcome to Western Science Speaks, a bimonthly podcast designed to introduce you to some of our interesting faculty and graduate students and the research they perform. From termites to telescopes to biodegradable polymers, let us share with you our passion, creativity, and scientific contribution to the global community. 

Maintaining biodiversity in a rapidly changing environment

You might think that butterflies are just a beautiful visitor to your summer garden, but to Dr Nusha Keyghobadi they are also a powerful tool for studying genetic variation! This week Western Science Speaks interviews Dr Keyghobadi about her work investigating what maintains genetic diversity in populations.