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Calgary AAPG Convention Reception

The Geology Council will once again be organizing the AAPG convention Pub night in Calgary. This event is an opportunity for alumni to reconnect with other Geology graduates, catch up with faculty members who will be attending, and make new acquaintances. Current Queen's geology students are also encouraged to attend.

Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Time: 4:00 - 7:00 pm

Location: Barley Mill Pub - Eau Claire

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...