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SHAD Student Visit

A group of SHAD high school students visited Queen's Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering on Monday, July 27th. The afternoon was spent flying UAVs, creating 3D images, and learning about all the equipment and software used by geologists and geological engineers.

Each year, SHAD provides the opportunity for 600+ students from across Canada and internationally...

Student Receives Second Place for Studies in Magnetic Methods Contest

Congratulations to Kiyavash Parvar on receiving second place in the Studies in Magnetic Methods Contest held by GEM Systems.

The award winning paper submitted by Kiyavash was titled "Detecting Buried Infrastructure Using a UAV‐mounted Fluxgate Magnetometer".

For more information about the contest and the other winning papers, visit the GEM website.

Congratulations Kiyavash!

Student Receives Outstanding Student Paper Award

Congratulations to Renaud Soucy La Roche who was awarded an Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA) at the 2015 AGU Joint Assembly in Montreal. The Joint Assembly took place May 3-7, 2015.

Renaud was the sole recipient of an award for Tectonophysics, with a total of 11 OSPAs being award awarded from AGU. Only the top 3-5% of student presenters are awarded an OSPA for each section.