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Two UAVs join Geology

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two unmanned airborne vehicles (UAV) have been acquired by the Department to enhance undergraduate teaching in Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering. The UAVs were funded through a successful BED fund proposal submitted by our undergraduate students to FEAS.

The first UAV, named "QueenBee", is a DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ quadcopter with a 3-D gimbal and integrated video/still camera, a range extender, and a two-way communication transmitter which streams...

Queen's Geoscience Speaker Series presents Dr. John F.H. Thompson


jft66-profile.jpgOn Thursday, November 27th Dr. John F.H. Thompson, Wold Family Professor in Environmental Balance for Human Sustainability in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell University will be giving a talk in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

Dr. Thompson will be presenting on What is the Future for Mining?

Date: Thursday, November 27, 2014

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location: Miller Hall room 105

 

Queen's Geoscience Speaker Series presents Dr. Pietro Jarre


On Tuesday, November 11th, Dr. Pietro Jarre, Vice-President for Business and Technical Development (Corporate), Golder Associates, Torino, Italy will be giving a talk in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

Dr. Jarre will be presenting on “Professional Practice and Ethics – some experiences in Europe across the borders”

Date: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Miller Hall, room 105

 

Queen's International Exchange Fair

Trying to decide which exchange destination will be the right one for you? Come to the international exchange fair hosted by the International Programs Office, and speak with students who are here on exchange from one of our many exchange partners to find out more about their institution. Queen's students who have recently returned from their exchange experience will also be in attendance to answer your questions as well as staff from the IPO and QUIC.

Date: Monday November 3 2014

Time: 5:00-7:00 pm

Location: Biosciences Atrium

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