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GAC-MAC 2019

The Harquail School of Earth Sciences and its Mineral Exploration Research Centre (MERC) prepare for an eventful conference in Quebec

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Watch: Metal Earth, Mineral Exploration Research Project

Metal Earth is a Canadian $104 million applied R&D program led by Laurentian University. With funding from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund and federal/provincial/industry partners, this initiative will be a strategic consortium of outstanding Canadian researchers from academia and allied Canadian and international research centres, government, and industry.

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New NSERC-CRD Grant

Prof Michael Lesher is leading a new 4-year $1M ($630K cash, $426K cash-equivalent in-kind) NSERC-CRD project on the Genesis and Localization of Ni-Cu-PGE Mineralization in the Sudbury Igneous Complex that will test new hypotheses for the origin of the sulfur and metals in the ores and the mechanisms of localization.

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Using luminescence to discover ore bodies

HES Researcher Rémy Poulin, is one of the first to investigate the properties of scheelite on a world-wide scale to uncover potential geochemical patterns that could aid in the discovery of new ore deposits.

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Upcoming Events

  • Sudbury Gem and Mineral Show

    Friday, July 19th
    Time: 05:00pm - 04:00pm
    Location: Carmichael Arena, 1298 Bancroft Dr, Sudbury, ON P3B 1R5, Canada


  • MSc Thesis Defense Amir Maleki Ghahfarokhi

    Friday, July 26th
    Time: 09:00am - 10:00am
    Location: Room FA-386 (Executive Learning Centre), Fraser Bldg, 935 Ramsey Lake Rd, Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6, Canada