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Calgary AAPG Convention Reception

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

Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to everyone who entered this year's Geology photo contest! We received a lot of fantastic submissions.

Congratulations to Diana Zhang, Megan van Veen and Dr. Dan Layton-Matthews on their winning submissions!

Each of the winning photos will be printed and displayed in the department.

Tunnels in Greece: Queen’s Geological Engineering Field Experience

Nine graduate students from the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering at Queen's University and the Civil Engineering Department at the Royal Military College (RMC) have recently returned from a 7-day geotechnical tour circumnavigating Greece. The intensive field course, taught by Dr. Nicholas Vlachopoulos or RMC, saw the students at over 20 different sites involving tunnels, underground...

Nigel Bocking Receives GAC-PDAC Logan Student Prize

This year's recipient of the GAC-PDAC Logan Student prize is Nigel Bocking (4th year BSc Hons student). The award is presented annually to an undergraduate student in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering that has shown academic excellence, good leadership skills, and has done well at field school or otherwise has shown proficiency in field techniques.

The award was presented during the BSc Honours thesis...