Peer-reviewed Publications & Presentations

Dayanandan, Arun. (2017) “What Elephants Know, E. Dinerstein. Disney Hyperion (2016).” Biological Conservation. In Press doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2017.08.009

Dayanandan*,A., K. Packwood, E. Schott, I. Glovaci, R. Tucker (2017). Projected Futures: Our View on the Future of Science Journalism. Science Journalism Educator Summit, Aug 11, 2017 Montreal, Quebec

Dayanandan, Arun. Teaching New Fish Old Tricks: A Novel Approach to Life Skills Training of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Ontario Ecology, Ethology and Evolution Colloquium, May 18, 2017 Kingston, Ontario

Dayanandan, Arun. Frightened Fish: A Novel Approach to Life Skills Training of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Loyola College for Diversity and Sustainability ‘Sustainability Across Disciplines” Conference, Mar 16, 2017 Montreal, Quebec

Dayanandan, Arun. (2017) “Killing the Koala and Poisoning the Prairie: Australia, America, and the Environment, C.J.A. Bradshaw, P.R. Ehrlich. University of Chicago Press (2015).” Biological Conservation. Volume 205, January 2017, Page 113 doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2016.11.016

Dayanandan, Arun. Background Risk and Neophobia in Hatchery-Reared, Wild-Conditioned, Atlantic Salmon. Concordia University Biology Undergraduate Thesis Seminar, Dec 6. 2016 Montreal, Quebec

Panelist, The Future of Education The Future of Work Town Hall, Maclean’s Magazine and Concordia University, Nov 24, 2016 Montreal, Quebec

Dayanandan, Arun. Integrated Multi-trophic Aquaculture: A Saving Grace to Global Fisheries. International Concordia-Siena Conference on Globalization, Nov 11, 2016 Albany, New York

Dayanandan, Arun. Neophobic Responses in Poststocked Atlantic Salmon. Concordia Undergraduate Research Showcase, Oct 14, 2016 Montreal, Quebec

Dayanandan, Arun. Less Plastic Can Save the World. IRC Sustainability Pitching Competition, University of New South Wales Inter-Residential Council, Aug 12, 2015 Sydney, Australia

Al-Safadi*,S., A. Al-Safadi, M. Branchaud, S. Rutherford, A. Dayanandan, B. Robinson, S. Amir (2013). Stress induced Per1 Expression in the Rat Limbic Forebrain and Hypothalamus. Poster at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Nov 9-13, 2013 San Diego, California.

Al-Safadi S, Al-Safadi A, Branchaud M, Rutherford S, Dayanandan A, Robinson B, et al. (2014) Stress-Induced Changes in the Expression of the Clock Protein PERIOD1 in the Rat Limbic Forebrain and Hypothalamus: Role of Stress Type, Time of Day, and Predictability. PLoS ONE 9(10): e111166. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111166

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Panelist at the Maclean’s Magazine The Future of Education, The Future of Work Town Hall

Other Communications

Filmmaker, “Sounds of the Prairie,” (3:20, Digital Video Student Short Film), International Wildlife Film Festival, Missoula, Montana, 2017

Dayanandan, Arun. “Book Review: Zombie Tits, Astronaut Fish, and Other Weird Animals” The Telomere Times 25 Oct. 2016. Web.

Dayanandan, Arun. “Book Review: Naked Statistics” The Telomere Times 15 Sep. 2016. Web.

Dayanandan, Arun. “Radical Reels Tour 2016” The Telomere Times May. 2016: 3-4. Print.

Dayanandan, Arun. “The 2016 Outdoor Adventure Show” The Telomere Times May. 2016: 5-6. Print.

Dayanandan, Arun. “National Geographic Live! Brian Skerry’s Ocean Wild” The Telomere Times May. 2016: 7-10. Print.

Dayanandan, Arun. “Cultured food is no panacea [Letter to the editor]” Montreal Gazette Mar 22. 2016

Dayanandan, Arun. “Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2016” The Telomere Times Mar. 2016: 15-16. Print.

Dayanandan, Arun, Assimakopoulos, Alex. “From Wolves to Wombats: The Australian Exchange Experience with Arun Dayanandan and Alexander Assimakopoulos” The Telomere Times Feb. 2016: 5-12. Print.

Dayanandan, Arun. “Flying the Coop: Relocating Sydney’s Flying Foxes – Conservation Cafe with Dr. John Martin (by Arun Dayanandan).” Sydney – Society for Conservation Biology. 8 Nov. 2015. Web.

Dayanandan, Arun. “On Waterbirds, Waterways and the World – Conservation Cafe with Prof Richard Kingsford (by Arun Dayanandan).” Sydney – Society for Conservation Biology. 6 Sep. 2015. Web.

Dayanandan, Arun. “Human Impacts on Marine Ecosystems – Conservation Café with Dr. Emma Johnston (by Arun Dayanandan).” Sydney – Society for Conservation Biology. 3 Aug. 2015. Web.

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Winning Best Graduate Presentation at the LCDS Sustainability Across Disciplines Conference

Extracurricular Activities & Awards

2017 – Present: President, Concordia Biology Graduate Student Association

2017 – Present: Creator & Project Manager, Science Injury Tracker

2017 – Present: President & Founder, Society for Conservation Biology – Montreal Chapter

2017 – Present: Media Intern, Future Earth

2017: Concordia Graduate Student Association Conference Funding Subsidy

April 2017: Filmmaker Lab Student, International Wildlife Film Festival Filmmaker Lab

2017: Fonds de recherche du Quebec – Nature et Technologies Master’s Scholarship

2017: Concordia Graduate Scholarship in Natural Sciences and Engineering Research

2017: Concordia Faculty of Arts and Science Graduate Fellowship

April 2017: Organized Society for Conservation Biology – Montreal Chapter Earth Hour Hike

March 2017: Chair Organizing Committee – “Second Annual Beyond Books: Alumni Panel Discussion for Community Building and Career Development in Biology,” Concordia University

2017: Best Graduate Student Presentation, LCDS Sustainability Across Disciplines Conference

2016 – 2017: Member, Constituency Youth Council of Canada NDG-Westmount

2016 – 2017: President, Concordia Biology Student Association

March 2016: Chair Organizing Committee – “Beyond Books: Alumni Panel Discussion for Community Building and Career Development in Biology,” Concordia University

2016: Dean’s List, Faculty of Arts and Science

2016: Winner of Concordia 2016 Study Abroad Video Contest

2016: Concordia Undergraduate Student Research Award – Concordia University

2015 – 2016: Vice-President of Internal Affairs, Concordia Biology Student Association

2015: MEESR Student Mobility Exchange Bursary – Concordia University

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Attending the 46th Session of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Full C.V. available upon request
Updated: August 2017