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Visiting Speaker - Marc Legault ‘82

On Wednesday, October 19th Marc Legault Sc‘82, Senior-Vice President, Agnico Eagl­e Mines Limited will be giving a talk in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

Marc will be presenting on “From exploration to operation (and new discovery) at Agnico Eagle’s Meadowbank gold mine in Nunavut, Canada”

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Where: Miller Hall, Room 210

GSGE Homecoming Reception

Homecoming 2016 - Geology Reunion

Graduating class years ending in 1s and 6s, along with Tricolour Guard Alumni (50th+ - welcome Class of '66!) will be welcomed back to Queen's campus October 14-16!

The Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering will be hosting a reception after the football game! Current and emeritus faculty as well as current students will be stopping in as well.

Saturday, October 15th
3:30 - 6:30 pm
Miller Hall / Bruce Wing (36 Union St), Reading Room

Grad Student Receives TAC Scholarship

Congratulations to MASc student Sarah Cain, on receiving the Dan Eisenstein Memorial Scholarship from the Tunneling Association of Canada (TAC).
Sarah’s graduate research entails exploring the effects of macro-geometry choices (shape and dimensions) and details (geometry, aspect ratio, excavation sequence and staging) on excavation damage zone and highly damaged zone development within low- and...

Dr. Dalrymple wins Best Oral Presentation from SEPM

Congratulations to Dr. Bob Dalrymple, Professor Emeritus, who won the "Best Oral Presentation" award from the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) for his talk "Are Tides Controlled by Latitude?". Dr. Dalrymple presented the talk at the AAPG/SEPM Annual Convention held in Calgary June 19-22, 2016.

The abstract and further information can be found on the AAPG/SEPM convention website, under "Theme 1: Paralic and Shallow Marine Systems I (SEPM)". 

Congratulations Dr. Dalrymple!

Dr. Helmsteadt to be Keynote - International Geological Congress

Dr. Herb Helmstaedt, Professor Emeritus, has been invited to present a keynote paper at the upcoming 35th International Geological Congress (IGC) taking place from August 27th - September 4th, 2016, in Cape Town, South Africa.

His talk, entitled "Diamond Tectonics and Geotectonics - How do they intersect in the Archean", will be presented in the Diamond Session of the Dynamic Earth Symposium at the Congress.

According to Helmstaedt, "To be invited as a Keynote Speaker at an International Geological...

Mistaken Point Named UNESCO World Heritage Site

Congratulations to Dr. Guy Narbonne, who played a lead role in the naming of Canada's latest UNESCO world heritage site, Mistaken Point, Newfoundland.

According to Daniel Woolf, Queen’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor, “Professor Narbonne’s work at Mistaken Point is not only first class science; it has helped significantly to revive the fortunes of the town by drawing global attention to it as an important heritage site.”

Mistaken Point is the first Precambrian fossil site ever nominated...