Geological Science and Engineering

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
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Visiting Speaker - George Pemberton

On Friday, January 22nd Dr. S. George Pemberton Professor and C. R. Stelck Chair in Petroleum Geology, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, will be giving a talk in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

Dr Pemberton will be presenting on "Assessing Permeability/Porosity Trends in Bioturbated Media".

Dr. Pemberton is the CSPG 2016 Distinguished Lecturer.

When: Friday, January 22, 2016
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Where: Miller Hall, Room 105

Visiting Speaker -Bradford Cooke

On Friday, January 15th Bradford Cooke, CEO and Director, Endeavour Silver Corp., Vancouver, BC, will be giving a talk in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

Mr Cooke will be presenting on "Corporate Social Integrity, The Endeavour Way, or Why “Who You Are” Determines the Strength of Your Community Relationships"

When: Friday, January 15, 2016
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Where: Miller Hall, Room 105

Visiting Speaker - Dr. Karen Hudson-Edwards

On Thursday, January 7thDr. Karen Hudson-Edwards, Professor of Environmental Geochemistry and Mineralogy, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London, will be giving a talk in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

Dr. Hudson-Edwards will be presenting on “Biogeochemical Cycling from the Nano to the Global Scale: Pathways, Products and Practicalities

When: Thursday, January 7, 2016
Time: 11:30 am
Where: Miller Hall, Room 105

Post-Graduate Student Site Visit to TTC Subway Works

This past week, post graduate students from the Royal Military College of Canada as well as Queen’s University had the pleasure of taking part in a site visit of the currently ongoing TTC Subway works on the Toronto-York-Spadina-Subway-Extension (TYSSE) line. The students, being part of the Geo-Engineering Centre at Queen’s / RMCC, have a focus and interest in the tunneling and mining applications of Civil Engineering. As such, they were extremely excited for this opportunity to witness a real-life application of the topics and materials that they study and research on at RMCC and Queen’s. RMCC associate professor Dr. Nicholas Vlachopoulos was the organizer of the field trip, and joined the students on the visit along with Queen’s University professor Dr. Mark Diederichs.

The field trip started bright and early for everyone as the team took off from the Queen’s University...

Queen's Geology Ranks Second in Canada - Maclean's Magazine

Queen’s Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering was ranked 2nd in Canada by Maclean’s magazine.

Congratulations to the entire faculty and staff for achieving such a high level of recognition across the country.

In this new ranking of university programs by Maclean’s, ten programs at Queen’s were ranked in the top...

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