News archive


2 April 2021 Welcome to our new lab member Caitlin Fenrich! Congratulations on securing an I-Steam internship, Caitlin!

15 March 2021 A paper by Viktoria and colleagues on invasions in European woodlands was accepted in the Macroecology Species Feature of the Journal of Vegetation Science. Read it here

21 February 2021 Kaitlin and Raytha each secured a ACA Biodiversity Grant. Well done, ladies!

14 January 2021 Zoey defended her MSc thesis on non-native plant invasions in Alberta prairies. Congratulations, Zoey!

6 January 2020 Welcome to our new undergraduate research students: Elise (BIOL 499), Cedric and Rachelle (BIOL 299)!

3 September 2020 Welcome to our new lab members Kaitlin (MSc) and Daniel (BIOL 499)!

6 December 2019 Congratulations to Raytha for securing a University of Alberta Graduate Fellowship and to Zoey for securing an Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship. Well done!

6 December 2019 We have found an MSc candidate for the advertised MSc position in our lab. There are currently no open positions.

23 October 2019 We are looking for an MSc student to join our lab in Sep 2020. 'More details'

29 August 2019 Thanks to our undergraduate research assistants Anna, Georgena, Ilana, Jada and Kennedy for their help this summer!

27 May 2019 Yay, our lab received funding from NSERC, the Rangeland Research Institute, the Montana and the Idaho Native Plant Societies. Thanks for the support!

25 May 2019 Let the field season begin. This year: Alberta prairie grassslands & forests and bedrock meadows in BC, Montana & Idaho.

25 January 2019 Welcome to Zoey & Raytha! Two new grad students that joined the lab.

23 January 2019 Thanks to Georgena for volunteering in our lab!

19 October 2018 New publication from our lab: Book chapter on 'Grasslands of Kazakhstan and Middle Asia' In Squires et al. 'Grasslands of the World'

14 August 2018 A big thank you to the summer volunteers in our lab: Ilsa, Mary and Nathanael! 13 August 2018 I have now found two candidates who will apply for admission to the graduate program at UofA. Thanks to all applicants!

6 June 2018 We are doing fieldwork in Montana, Idaho, BC and Alberta. Surveying meadow and grassland communities. Check out Twitter (@Viktoria.Wagner1) for pictures of habitats and cool plants!

23 March 2018 U Alberta students: The course BIOL 430 - (Experimental Biology) is now open for online registration on BearTracks. The departmental consent was lifted.

21 March 2018 Two graduate student positions available in the Wagner Ecology lab to conduct research on (1) Non-native plant invasions across prairie grasslands (focus on fieldwork) and (2) Levels of non-native plant invasions across habitats (focus on programming). For more information, see here.

20 March 2018 We have now filled the three field assistant positions for May & June 2018. Thanks to everybody who applied!

20 March 2018 I will be teaching *BIOL 430 - Experimental Biology* in Fall 2018. Students will learn how to use the R programming language, design a study, perform statistical tests, and visualize results with graphics. Registration is now open on BearTracks. See here for more information.

23 January 2018 Our lab is recruiting 3 Seasonal Field Assistants to help with research in May & June 2018. Application deadline: 9 Feb 2018. Download the advertisement here.

4 January 2018 New accepted manuscript in Restoration Ecology: “Timing of seeding after herbicide application influences rates of germination ….” – Great collaboration with Christine McManamen and Cara R. Nelson (U Montana).

19 December 2017 The Wagner lab is recruiting members. Check out the homepage or write an e-mail to Viktoria Wagner.

18 December 2017 Our homepage is online!