Welcome, Nabil!

Welcome, Nabil!

We are happy to welcome Nabil Marouf as our new Research Project Coordinator at GPRC’s NBDC-TAC! Nabil is a scientist who has worked in Grande Prairie for near five years in various roles from public health projects manager and analytical support to psycho-social aid and training’s on resilience techniques against stress, a skill he put to use helping Fort McMurray residents and professionals in the aftermath of the 2016 wildfire.

Like most scientists, Nabil has nurtured a lifelong passion for learning and sharing. It was his eagerness for new experiences that first brought him to NBDC-TAC. “I’m a scientific adventurer who likes to learn and to be inspired. There’s nothing more inspiring than the noble task of saving the bees, at least to try to help.”

Part of Nabil’s mandate while he is here is to work on completing the National Survey of Bee Health, an NBDC-TAC four-year project that began in 2014. “It’s a challenge, another exciting one” said Nabil. The National Survey aims to establish a bee health database for Canadian beekeepers by collecting and analyzing bee samples from across the country. The project is the first of its kind in Canada, and will help bring Canada up to the same standards as other top-ranking beekeeping nations of the world.

Nabil is aware of the importance of his role to the success of its mission. To Nabil, bee health is more than just a science experiment: it is the future. “If we don’t care about the bees, we don’t care about the environment we’re living in. About what we are eating, what we are giving to our kids and the next generations. The bee is a good indicator of the health status of our environment. It’s definitively the future of the world!”

As Nabil tackles the newest challenge in his life, he is excited to do it alongside the outstanding team at GPRC’s NBDC-TAC – almost as excited as we are to have him here.

Welcome, Nabil!

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On October 17th, please check your GPRC student email accounts. The link to the fall Student Satisfaction Survey will be in your inbox – take a few minutes to respond it will help us ensure that  GPRC is always a great place to be a student! All feedback is 100% anonymous. All participants have the chance to win a $50 Gift Certificate redeemable at Chartwells!