Karen Kidd

Canada Research Chair in Chemical Contamination of Food Webs
Science Director, CRI
Past Fellow, CRI (2004-2011)

Professor, Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick
Adjunct Professor, Biology Department, University of Prince Edward Island

Biology Department
Tucker Park Road
University of New Brunswick
Saint John, NB
E2L 4L5
Phone: (506) 648-5809
Fax: (506) 648-5811
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Memberships and Committees

Member of an International Joint Commission expert panel to develop a monitoring program to assess ecosystem health in the Laurentian Great Lakes, 2011.

Member of the United Nations Environment Programme/World Health Organization Committee reviewing the state of the science on environmental endocrine disruptors, 2010-2011.

Member of NSERC’s Evolution and Ecology Grant Selection Committee, Jul 2008 – Jun 2011.

Member of the Lakes Working Group for the Global Environment Facility, United Nations Environment Programme, Dec 2009 – Dec 2011.

Member of Local Organizing Committee for the 10th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant conference, Halifax, NS (24-29 Jul 2011), Dec 2009 – Jun 2011.

Fellow, Environmental Health News, 2009.

Guest Member of U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board Ecological Processes and Effects Committee, Washington, D.C. Jun – Dec 2008.

Member of Environment Committee, City of Saint John, Jul 2005 – Jun 2008 .

Co-Chair of the Aquatic Toxicity Workshop, October 2007, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Apr 06 –Mar 08.

Board Member, Aquatic Toxicity Workshop, Oct 2005 – Jan 2008.

Editorial Assistant, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Jun 2005 - present.

Treasurer of the Canadian Rivers Institute, Sept 2004 – 2011.

Member of the Canadian Rivers Institute Management Board, Sept 2004 – 2011.

Member of Organizing Committee, Society of Toxicology and Chemistry meeting held in Montreal, QC, Mar 06 – Nov 06.

Elected Member of Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry’s North American Board of Directors, Nov 2006 – Nov 2009.

Guest Co-editor of special issue of Environmental Pollution entitled “Mercury Cycling and Bioaccumulation in the Environment”, Nov 2006 – 2007.

Member of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry World Council Science Committee, 2003 – 2006.

Member of Editorial Board for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Journal, 1999-2002