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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
February 8, 2016
Canadian Excellence
Jim McGeer

Dr. Jim McGeer

Professor, Biology
Director, Laurier Institute for Water Science

Contact Information
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.3537   |  lab 519-884-0710 ext.2213 (SR114); 3742 (N1039
Other Phone: 226-868-7429
Fax: 519-746-0677
Office Location: SR115
Office Hours: When the office door is open or by appointment
Academic Background

PhD,   University of Dundee (1995)

MSc,   University of British Columbia (1990)

BSc Agr, University of British Columbia (1987)


1999-2006, Research Manager - Metals & the Environment Program, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa

1996-1999, Research Associate - Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton

1995-1996, Postdoctoral studies - Jacob Blaustein Institute, Ben Gurion University of the Negev 

Research: - Physiological responses to environmental stress in aquatic animals and the environmental toxicology and risk assessment of metals, impacts of climate change.


Research Opportunities:

Interested in joining an team of hard-working researchers focused on excellence and the development of solutions to our environmental issues?  Our research ranges from developing basic scientific understandings to solution-based projects for application in risk assessment and regulations.  We're a group with a passion for things aquatic and a desire to learn.  Whether you're an undergrad student or interested in MSc and/or PhD studies, consider joining us - write to

 Sept 2012 - Oliver, Katherine, Kelly, Jim, John, Rabia, Tyler, Ivana and Fiona (missing E-J and Jessie).



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New Lab facilities 

   - the new Centre for Cold Regions and Water Science (!!). 


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