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Student Receives Outstanding Student Paper Award

Congratulations to Renaud Soucy La Roche who was awarded an Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA) at the 2015 AGU Joint Assembly in Montreal. The Joint Assembly took place May 3-7, 2015.

Renaud was the sole recipient of an award for Tectonophysics, with a total of 11 OSPAs being award awarded from AGU. Only the top 3-5% of student presenters are awarded an OSPA for each section.


Nepal Earthquake Urgent Appeal

Nepal Earthquake Aftermath

The 7.8 magnitude Nepal earthquake on 25th April 2015 resulted in more than 7,800 casualties and injured thousands more. Two weeks later, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the region again. Tens of thousands of houses have been demolished and assistance is immediately needed for 400,000 families. The UN estimates that as many as eight million people have been affected.  Some of the most severe damage...

Kathmandu Earthquake - Students Safe

Two Queen's Geology students conducting research in Kathmandu during the earthquake on Saturday, April 25th are safe and will be returning to Canada Apr. 29.

Dr. Laurent Godin has been interviewed by several news sources on the topic, and an article was published in the Kingston Whig Standard today. You can view the article here.

Hear Professor Godin and students Nigel Bocking and Renaud Soucy La Roche speak about the quake on CKWS TV.

You can also hear Dr. Godin in a podcast from "All in a day CBC Ottawa":