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Wednesday, 26 July 2017

The Harquail School: Who we are and what we do

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Explore the pictures below which illustrate the degrees we offer, who we are and what we do.

Laurentian University's Department of Earth Sciences was renamed to the Harquail School of Earth Sciences in September 2016, the Harquail Family invested $10M into Laurentian University’s Department of Earth Sciences and the $104M Metal Earth project commenced. The Department of Earth Sciences was then renamed to the Harquail School of Earth Sciences.

Historically, this Earth Sciences department started educating geologists in the 1960’s and has grown substantially and gained momentum ever since. Some of today’s industry leaders have earned their degrees in Geology at this department: Paul Rollinson, CEO and President of Kinross Gold Corporation, Joshua Bailey, Vice President of Exploration at Wallbridge Mining and Ashley Kirwan, Vice President of Orix Geoscience, just to name a few.

Undergraduate students can now obtain B.Sc. degrees in Earth Sciences or Environmental Geoscience:

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At the graduate level, the Harquail School of Earth Sciences is world-renowned for the following programs and the Applied M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration (1-year and 2-years options):

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Things we learn:

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Places we go:

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Events we celebrate:

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The now 16 faculty members at the Harquail School of Earth Sciences are proven leaders in their fields, recognized through winning reputable awards (for instance three winners of the prestigious Duncan Ramsay Derry Medal from the Geological Association of Canada) and making Laurentian by far the leading Canadian university in Economic Geology funding. The faculty roster includes a Canada Research Chair in Metallogeny and a Research Chair in Exploration Targeting.

For any other information please contact us:

Harquail School of Earth Sciences
935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6
Canada
Phone: +1 (705) 675-1151 ext 6575
Fax: 1+ (705) 675-4898
Email: hes@laurentian.ca

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