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Former Adjunct Professor Receives Order of St. George

Congratulations to former Adjunct Professor, Ben Whiting, on receiving a Knighthood from the Order of St. George, the Canadian Priory.

"The Order of St George, which is an international order, exists to promote and pursue the timeless traditions of chivalry by compassion and supporting works of charity specific to the men and women in uniform who serve their respective communities and nations"

"...the Order of St. George has grown...

Grad Student Wins Best Technical Paper from USC-STC

Congratulations to PhD student, Callum Walter, on receiving the Best Technical Paper Award from Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada (USC-STC).

The Student Papers Competition is open annually to all Canadian undergraduate and graduate students who submit papers demonstrating research into, or the use of, any aspect related to Unmanned Vehicle systems. 

“USC-STC is committed...

Visiting Speaker - Dr. Richard Smith

On Tuesday, November 5th, Dr. Richard Smith, Harquail School of Earth Sciences, Laurentian University, will be giving a talk in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

Dr. Smith will be presenting on: “Metal Earth: role of multidisciplinary geophysical methods to improve geological knowledge at depth"

This is a KEGS Foundation Special Lecture.

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm –6:30 pm
Location: Miller Hall, room 210

Dr. Nicholas Vlachopoulos Receives Thomas Roy Award from CGS

Congratulations to Dr. Nicholas Vlachopoulos who is this year's recipient of the Thomas Roy Award from the Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS). Dr. Vlachopoulos received the award for “outstanding contribution to Engineering Geology in Canada”. The Thomas Roy Award is the premier Engineering Geology Award in Canada. Dr. Vlachopoulos was presented the award this week at the Annual...

Graduate Student Wins Award at the Canadian Paleontology Conference

Kelsey Grimes (left) receiving T E Bolton Award. Image by Mario CournoyerCongratulations to MSc candidate Kelsey Grimes who received the Thomas E. Bolton Award for presenting the best student poster at the recent (August 23-25) Canadian Paleontology Conference in Toronto.  Kelsey’s poster on “Elongate Ediacaran fronds from Newfoundland and South Australia” is based on her current MSc research program. 

Dr. Anna Harrison Receives John R. Evans Leaders Fund

Congratulations to Dr. Anna Harrison! Anna is the recipient of a John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for her project “Gas-fluid-mineral Interactions: Implications for element cycles and CO2 storage". The JELP provides infrastructural funding to help researchers become leaders in their fields.

Congratulations Anna!