Kaelyn Hunter - M.Sc. Candidate
Kaelyn is an MSc student in the School of Environmental Science. She is studying the efficacy of insecticides for control of brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) adult and nymphs, an invasive pest quickly spreading across Ontario. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Biology at the University of Guelph in 2015. She completed two undergraduate thesis projects; the first studying the impact of freeze-thaw cycles on Cerotoma trifurcata and the second studying the direct contact toxicity of imidacloprid to Bombus impatiens.
Kaelyn also has a keen interest in international development. She has completed internships at multiple non-profit organizations in Canada, Kenya and Peru and travelled throughout India with the University of Guelph’s Semester Abroad program. She is interested in pursuing a career in agricultural research and community development, either in Canada or abroad.