Year End Banquet Pictures

Here are the pictures from the first Harquail School of Earth Sciences banquet on April 8, 2017 at the Italian Club in Copper Cliff.

Honours thesis presentations were delivered by 11 students. Congratulations to all of our new B.Sc. graduates:

Jonathan Sutton

Characterization of the Chemistry and Textural Features of Groundmass Spinels from the X-Ray Kimberlite, Attawapiskat, Ontario: Implications for Recognizing the Emplacement Sequence in a Kimberlite

Kevin Pieterse

Characterization of gold mineralization in the Benny greenstone belt footwall rocks of the Parkin Offset Dike in the North Range of the Sudbury Igneous Complex, Canad

Jasmine Ogilvy

A study of Ni-bearing sulfides from the Parkin Offset dyke, Sudbury, ON, Canada

Sarah Mills 

A petrographic and geochemical analysis of basaltic rocks that are host to the Kairei, Edmond and Sonne seafloor massive sulfide deposits of the South Central Indian Ridge

Sophie Michel

Identification of amorphous, nanocrystalline and crystalline phases in the Martian analogue soil from Pu'u Nene cinder cone, Hawaii

Robert Meek

Understanding the formation mechanism of uraninite on sulfide minerals at the nanometer scale

Neal McClenaghan

The distribution and abundance of Se in Ontario groundwaters and its association with Cl- and S2-

Ramon Lorenzo

Relevance of fluid:rock interaction in Proterozoic pegmatites near Sudbury, Ontario to mineralization in rare-metal pegmatite settings

Daniel Johannsson

Morphodynamics of sinuous, unvegetated rivers: remote sensing and river-discharge records

Thomas Gore

Characterization of two unknown minerals from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec: Insight into late-stage alteration processes in agpaitic environments

Brandon Choquette

An integrated P-T-X study of fluid inclusions and SIMS δ18Oquartz of a gold-bearing quartz vein from the Caribou gold deposit, Meguma terrane, Nova Scotia, Canada





 

Our audience during one of the B.Sc. Honours presentations

Jonathan Sutton (B.Sc. Hons. Earth Sciences)

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Kevin Pieterse (B.Sc. Hons. Earth Sciences)

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Jasmine Ogilvie (B.Sc. Hons. Earth Sciences)

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Sarah Mills (B.Sc. Hons. Earth Sciences)

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Robert Meek (B.Sc. Hons. Earth Sciences)

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Sophie Michel (B.Sc. Hons. Earth Sciences)

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Neal McClenaghan (B.Sc. Hons. Earth Sciences)

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Ramon Lorenzo (B.Sc. Hons. Earth Sciences)

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Daniel Johannsson (B.Sc. Hons. Earth Sciences)

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Thomas Gore (B.Sc. Hons. Earth Sciences)

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Brandon Choquette (B.Sc. Hons. Earth Sciences)

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Honours thesis presentations were now over and the non-academic part could begin.

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Dr. Taus Jørgensen

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Coralie & friend

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Matthew Brown

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An unintended purple theme between Dr. Bruno Lafrance, Evan Hastie & Tobias Roth

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False colours for some technical reason - LU president Dominic Giroux & Dr. Doug Tinkham in the background

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Christopher Beckett-Brown, Brandon Choquette, Ramon Lorenzo, Jonathan Sutton, Thomas Gore & Dr. Andrew McDonald

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Mrs. Golightly, Rachel !!!, Dr. Paul Golightly, Dr. Bruce Jago, Catherine Rousell, Dr. Don Rousell 

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David Harquail was an inspiring guest speaker for the historically first Harquail School of Earth Sciences banquet

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David Harquail speaking about his father James, a geologist, and his Sudbury connection with Thayer Lindsley of Falconbridge Ltd.

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Dr. Douglas Tinkham presenting Thomas Gore with the David Beilhartz Award for best 4th year Honours thesis presentation

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Dr. Michael Lesher presenting certificates of merit to Christopher Kelly and Danielle Brown (both candidates for M.Sc. in Geology). Both showed strong leadership skills in organizing on the 2017 PDAC-SEG Student Minerals Colloquium

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Dr. Bruce Jago presenting the Goodman School of Mines awards for Best LU Posters at the PDAC-SEG Student Minerals Colloquium: Evan Hastie (PhD category), Christopher Kelly (M.Sc. category), and Brandon Choquette (B.Sc. Honours category)

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Dr. Elizabeth Turner presenting Awards for Best Seminars 2016/17 at the Harquail School of Earth Sciences

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Evan Hastie was best in PhD category, and Keaton Strongman and Phil Trudel share first place at the M.Sc. level.

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Danielle Brown (2nd from right) employed the semicolon in her abstract most elegantly; befittingly, everybody got an English grammar book.

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Robert Meek (newly graduated B.Sc. Earth Sciences) won the 2017 GAC-PDAC Logan Award

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The categories to choose from in Tobias' GEOpardy game, followed by the students' Fun Awards

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Graduate students Chris Beckett-Brown and Phil Trudel present to David Harquail the "Saving for (his) retirement" award.

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Students present to president Dominic Giroux a "Honorary Geologist Award", including a mineral collection.


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