Geological Science and Engineering

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Visiting Speaker - David Thomas, MSc'91

Image result for david thomas resource capitalOn Thursday, January 18th, David Thomas, MSc'91, Resource Capital Funds, will be giving a talk in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

David is the 2017-18 PDAC S-IMEW Speaker Series Presenter

David will be presenting on: “The Competitiveness of the Mineral Exploration Industry, a Canadian Perspective”

Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018

Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Location: Miller Hall, Room 105

Visiting Speaker - Jean Legault

Image result for jean legault geotechOn Thursday, January 18th, Jean Legault, Geotech Inc., Aurora, ON, will be giving a talk in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

This is a KEGS Special Lecture with scholarship presentations.

Jean will be presenting on: “Airborne EM: Advanced Applications for Groundwater, Engineering & Mineral Exploration

Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018

Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Location: Bruce Wing, Room 352 (Price Lab)

RFG 2018 - Special Session In Memory of Dr. Kurt Kyser

RFG 2018 - June 16 - 21, 2018 in Vancouver, BC

Resources for Future Generations - Premier International Conference on Energy, Minerals, Water, The Earth

Theme - The Earth: Applied Earth Sciences

EA39: In Memory of Kurt Kyser: Snapshots of Studies to Emphasize the Application of Isotope Geochemistry and Mineralogy to Earth Processes

Chairs: Kevin Ansdell - Dept. Geological Sciences, Univ...

Visiting Speaker - Dr Peter Hollings

On Monday, January 8th, Dr. Peter Hollings, Lakehead University, will be giving a talk in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering.

Peter is the 2017-18 Howard Street Robinson Medal winner and lecturer

Peter will be presenting on: “Using igneous petrology to unravel the tectonic triggers for porphyry mineralization”

Date: Monday, January 8, 2018

Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Location: Miller Hall, Room 210

 

Dr. Hutchinson Receives T. Geoffrey Flynn Advancement Champion Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jean Hutchinson on receiving the T. Geoffrey Flynn Advancement Champion Award from Queen's University, Office of Advancement, in recognition of work with alumni and on advancement during the time of her Headship. This award, established in May 2003, honours T. Geoffrey Flynn, Professor Emeritus of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences and friend of the Office of Advancement. Through his work in strengthening the essential link between academic priorities and those who seek to support them through philanthropy, he has been a champion of advancement work at Queen's.
 
The T. Geoffrey Flynn Advancement Champion Award is presented...

Grad Student Receives Two Prestigious SEG Scholarships

Congratulations to PhD graduate student, Callum Walter, on receiving two prestigious awards from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).

Callum has been awarded the SEG/Lucien LaCoste Scholarship, named after one of the most influential geophysicists of the last century. This award is presented annually to one graduate student for research contributions in potential field instrumentation.

Callum’s research has been focused on reliably integrating optically pumped vapour magnetometers with unmanned aerial...

Talk: Herb Helmstaedt on Diamonds in Canada

Image result for herb helmstaedtThe Queen’s SEG Chapter warmly welcomes Herb Helmstaedt back to the department this Thursday to give a talk about the diamond industry in Canada, titled “The Canadian diamond boom; how long will it last?”

Herb is an active emeritus professor at Queen’s, and is an acclaimed expert in diamond exploration, petrology and structural geology. Herb first arrived at Queen’s in 1974, served for many...

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