Post Tagged with: "Viorel Popescu"

Luring Bobcats with ‘Chanel #5 for Kitties’

Photo of bobcat taken on May 21, 2016.

Go Rufus! Everyone at Ohio University loves Rufus, yet it is amazing how few people realize that bobcats live in our backyards around Athens. A few weeks ago, Cassie Thompson, master’s student in Dr. Viorel Popescu’s Conservation Ecology Lab, participated in the Majors Fair in Baker Center and showcased a […]

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October 27, 2016 at 11:10 amNews

PBIO Colloquium | Wildlife Conservation in a Changing World, Nov. 4

Dr. Viorel Popescu

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Viorel Popescu on “Wildlife conservation in a changing world” on Friday, Nov. 4, at 11:50 a.m. in Porter Hall 104. Popescu is Assistant Professor of Conservation Biology in the Biological Sciences Department at Ohio University. Abstract: In recent years, the discipline of Conservation […]

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October 2, 2016 at 3:30 pmEvents

Profit and Unrealistic Data Drive Wildlife Management, Researchers Find

Brown bear, photo by Despinel Dragomir

Romanian wildlife management authorities determine annual hunting quotas based on ambiguous data, and these decisions might be influenced by the profitability of the hunt, according to new research from an international team of scientists including Dr. Viorel Popescu, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Ohio University. The team also includes […]

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April 29, 2016 at 3:27 pmResearch

Popescu Seeks Undergraduate Apprentice for Work on Ohio Carnivores

Dr. Viorel Popescu, Assistant Professor of Conservation Biology, is seeking an undergraduate research apprentice for a project on “Evaluating mammalian carnivore communities in Ohio using camera traps.” Currently enrolled Ohio University undergraduates from all colleges are invited to apply for the Research Apprenticeship Program. Administered by the Honors Tutorial College […]

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February 23, 2016 at 10:47 amAnnouncements

Migration Patterns for a Family with No Country—And a Landing at OHIO

Rex and Tavi Popescu on their journey to Ohio.

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Athens, Bekka, Viorel, Tavi and Rex!  By Dr. Bekka S. Brodie Adjunct Professor of Biological Sciences They say that migration is most evident in birds. But I would argue that academics have a much more evident migration. Academic migrants move in their search of wisdom, experience, […]

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February 22, 2016 at 1:25 pmNews

Seminar: Wildlife Conservation in a Changing World, Jan. 29

Viorel Popescu

The Biological & Biomedical Sciences Research Seminar Series presents Dr. Viorel Popescu, Conservation Biology Candidate, on “Wildlife Conservation in a Changing World: From Autecology to Large-Scale Conservation Planning” on Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. in Irvine 159. Abstract:  In a constantly changing world where nature protection and development continue to […]

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January 29, 2015 at 5:15 pmEvents