Geological Science and Engineering

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
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Geophysical Design Projects for the 21st Century

Students in GEOL/E 439, Advanced Applied Geophysics, were tasked with solving a real-world problem using geophysical methods from the idea, through survey design and execution, processing and interpretation, to presentation and a final journal style paper delivered to the stakeholders. The following provides a brief summary of the projects using a wide range of geophysical tools...

Dr Hutchinson Presents Glossop Medal Lecture

Dr Jean Hutchinson, Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering receives the 2019 Glossop Medal Lecture Award

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, Dr. Jean Hutchinson delivered the Glossop Lecture, and received the Glossop Medal at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, in London, England. 

The Glossop Lecture is the most prestigious lecture given to the Engineering Group of the Geological Society. Recipients of this honor are considered technical experts in their field of Engineering Geology, are actively engaged with the Engineering Geology community, and have made a significant...

Former Adjunct Professor Receives Order of St. George

Congratulations to former Adjunct Professor, Ben Whiting, on receiving a Knighthood from the Order of St. George, the Canadian Priory.

"The Order of St George, which is an international order, exists to promote and pursue the timeless traditions of chivalry by compassion and supporting works of charity specific to the men and women in uniform who serve their respective communities and nations"

"...the Order of St. George has grown...

Grad Student Wins Best Technical Paper from USC-STC

Congratulations to PhD student, Callum Walter, on receiving the Best Technical Paper Award from Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada (USC-STC).

The Student Papers Competition is open annually to all Canadian undergraduate and graduate students who submit papers demonstrating research into, or the use of, any aspect related to Unmanned Vehicle systems. 

“USC-STC is committed...

Visiting Speaker - Dr. Richard Smith

On Tuesday, November 5th, Dr. Richard Smith, Harquail School of Earth Sciences, Laurentian University, will be giving a talk in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

Dr. Smith will be presenting on: “Metal Earth: role of multidisciplinary geophysical methods to improve geological knowledge at depth"

This is a KEGS Foundation Special Lecture.

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm –6:30 pm
Location: Miller Hall, room 210