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Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
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Visiting Speaker - Dr. Kärt Paiste

On Thursday, March 4th, Dr. Kärt Paiste, Postdoctoral fellow at Washington University in St. Louis, will be giving a talk for the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

Dr. Paiste will be presenting on: "Deep time sulfur isotope records - lessons from the ca. 2.0 Ga Onega Basin, NW Russia"

Date: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm EST

Zoom link: Email dumondl@queensu.ca for the Zoom link

Dr. Diederichs Receives Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Diederichs on receiving the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision

Dr. Diederichs is receiving this award for his commitment to graduate student education. He was nominated by current and past graduate students, which included accounts of his outstanding mentorship. The appreciation that many of his past students have for his extraordinary support to their academic and professional development clearly demonstrates a commitment to their success. 

Dr. Diederichs will be awarded this prestigious Award for Excellence...

Visiting Speaker - Dr. Annie Bauer

On Thursday, February 18th, Dr. Annie Bauer, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, will be giving a talk for the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

Dr. Bauer will be presenting on: "Formation of early terrestrial crust in the Acasta Gneiss Complex and the onset of mobile-lid tectonics"

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm EST

Zoom link: Email dumondl@queensu.ca to receive the Zoom link

Dr. Diederichs Receives FEAS Innovation in Teaching Award (Tenured)

Dr. Mark Diederichs

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Diederichs on receiving the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) Innovation in Teaching Award (Tenured) for 2020. This award recognizes his outstanding contributions to the First Year and Geological Engineering programs, including innovative approaches to remote delivery.

This is Dr. Diederichs' 3rd accolade...

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering World Rankings

Congratulations to Dr. Guy Narbonne, Dr. Mark Diederichs and Dr. Christopher Spencer, who are among the top 2% of scientists/ engineers in their fields globally, for 2019. 

For 2019:

Rank at Queen's World Rank out of 7.9 Million Percentile in World Rank in Field Total in Field Percentile in Field Author # Journal Papers First Pub Last Pub Career Years Composite Index Field
12 10741 0.14% 83 44176 0.19%

Diederichs, Mark S.

187 1991 2020 29 3.527

Geological, Geotechnical & Geomatics Engineering

40

42527

0.54% 65 12609 0.52%

Narbonne, Guy M.

101 1977 2020 43 3.074 Geology
113

123410

1.56%

225 12609 1.78

Spencer, Christopher J.

62 2008 2020 12 2.685 Geology

Past and present Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering professors ranked highly among 7.8 million scientists...

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