Congratulations to Dr. Heather Jamieson, who was one of 5 NSERC Discovery Grant winners featured in the Queen's Gazette. Dr. Jamieson received $225,000 over five years to study means of reducing the environmental impact of mining for rare metals.
Information about Dr. Jamieson's, along with several other Queen's researchers' awards, including Dr. Mark Diederichs and Dr. Jean Hutchinson, can be found in the article published in the Queen's Gazette.
Congratulations Dr. Jamieson!
Congratulations to PhD student Zoe Braden, on receiving the Lipman Research award, one of five research grants from the structural geology and tectonics division of the Geological Society of America (GSA).
The study is titled "In situ laser ablation 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of polydeformed low-grade volcaniclastic rocks from the Variscan orogen".
The Geology Council will once again be organizing the AAPG convention Pub night in Calgary. This event is an opportunity for alumni to reconnect with other Geology graduates, catch up with faculty members who will be attending, and make new acquaintances. Current Queen's geology students are also encouraged to attend.
Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Time: 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Location: Barley Mill Pub - Eau Claire
Congratulations to graduate student Andrew Gagnon-Nandram, on receiving the "Solid Earth Section Best Student Paper Award" at the 2016 Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU) annual meeting. The meeting took place in Fredericton, NB, May 29 - June 2, 2016.
The paper is titled "Geophysical surveys to validate a potential sinkhole collapse, Lake on the Mountain, ON".
Rebecca Hudson, a recent graduate from the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, has been working on developing a virtual database of digital hand samples of rocks, fossils and core. In particular, a collection of hand samples donated by Captain Alan Innes-Taylor to...
Two graduate students from the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering are on the planning committee for the Canadian Young Geotechnical Engineers and Geoscientist Conference (cYGEGC).
The June 10th deadline for registration for the 2016 Canadian Young Geotechnical Engineers and Geoscientist Conference (cYGEGC) is fast approaching! The conference is a CGS affiliated event which is geared towards young professionals (35 and younger) to promote professional development and networking. The 5th Canadian Young Geotechnical Engineers & Geoscientists Conference will be held...
A new interdisciplinary, cross-faculty graduate degree program, approved recently by Queen’s Senate and Ontario Universities Council of Quality Assurance, will launch this fall.
The Professional Master's of Earth and Energy Resources Leadership (MEERL) program is intended for working professionals in the resource sector.
The 20 month program will be offered mostly online with three residential periods of approximately...