Geological Science and Engineering

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
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MEERL Program to Launch Sept. 2016

A new interdisciplinary, cross-faculty graduate degree program, approved recently by Queen’s Senate and Ontario Universities Council of Quality Assurance, will launch this fall. 

The Professional Master's of Earth and Energy Resources Leadership (MEERL) program is intended for working professionals in the resource sector. 

The 20 month program will be offered mostly online with three residential periods of approximately...

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...