Dr. Brian Branfireun is a Professor and the Canada Research Chair in Environment and Sustainability in the Department of Biology and Centre for Environment and Sustainability at Western University.  With his colleagues, students, and community collaborators, Dr. Branfireun seeks to understand the physical and biological processes that affect contaminant levels in the environment, with a focus on mercury and other metals.  He is focussed on ecosystems that are sensitive to the impacts of climate and other environmental changes, particularly those in Canada’s north.  He is currently working on community-led projects on mercury in water and fish with First Nations in the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories and Ontario, and is an advisor on mercury-related issues to communities, governments and the media in Canada and the United States.

Dr. Brian Branfireun

Professor and Canada Research Chair

Associate Chair (Research)

Director, Biotron Centre for Experimental Climate Change Research

Department of Biology|Centre for Environment & Sustainability

Western University

London, Ontario, CANADA N5B 2A7

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