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Dr. Price Awarded Willet G. Miller Medal from Royal Society of Canada

Congratulations to Dr. Raymond A. Price, Emeritus Professor in Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, who has been awarded the Willet G. Miller Medal in Earth Sciences from the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). The citation can be found on the Royal Society of Canada website

With this award, the Royal Society of Canada has celebrated an eminently honourable and visionary...

Dr. Diederichs Wins First Year Instructor Teaching Award

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Diederichs, who was chosen by the Engineering Class of 2021 as the recipient of the Engineering and Applied Science First Year Instructor Teaching Award (Fall Term). The award is given each year to the instructors of first year Engineering and Applied Science courses who, in the opinion of the students, contributed most to creating a good teaching and learning environment in the classroom.

The award will be presented on Wednesday...

Recent Graduate Receives Best Thesis Award - ARMA

Congratulations to recent MSc graduate, Andrew Leriche, who received the best thesis award from the American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA).

Andrew received the award for his thesis titled, "Stress Estimation From Borehole Scans For Prediction Of Excavation Overbreak In Brittle Rock". Andrew was co-supervised by Dr. Kalenchuk of MDEng and Dr. Mark Deiderichs of Queen's University

Further information can be found on the ARMA website.

Congratulations Andrew!

Steve Rose, In Memoriam

View the obituary in the Kingston Whig Standard

Shortly before 4:00pm on Friday, June 29th, Steven Vincent Rose passed peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and children.

Steve was a loving husband, father, son, brother, mentor, and friend to many throughout his life. Steve grew up as a frequent traveler, with his father’s work taking the Rose family through Belgium, France, South Africa, and England before Steve spent his Grade 13 studying (and playing semi-professional rugby) in Switzerland.

Steve attended Queen’s University for his Bachelors...

Ottawa Alumni Reception

Join us on Wednesday, April 18 for our first ever Ottawa based alumni reception! The Head of Department, Vicki Remenda will be there, as well as Maraika De Groot with the MEERL Professional Master's program. So stop in for some hors d'oeuvres, grab a drink, reconnect with other Geological Science and Geological Engineering graduates, and make some new acquaintances!

Date: Wednesday, April 18
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Craft Beer Market
975 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON
We look forward to seeing you there!