Nivretta Thatra

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Nivretta Thatra

Communications Manager

Contact Details

AERL Building (Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory), Room 432
2202 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4



Nivi is a communicator with a scientific sense of curiosity. After 10 years as a neuroscientist, Nivi now broadens the reach of academic research at IRES by writing, posting, and sharing the unit’s interdisciplinary efforts towards a more sustainable future.

  • Communicates our research, events, and other updates internally, to other UBC units, to academics outside of UBC and to the public
  • Oversees the Communications and Administrative Assistant
  • Supports our unit members’ communication needs: writing lay-abstracts, style guides for social media and presentations, updating IRES webpage profiles, tips on speaking to media, training on maintaining a digital presence
  • General website maintenance