Shawn Collins leads ERS 202 Fieldtrip to see Paleozoic rocks of the Michigan Basin

18 Apr 2016 - 11:49am

Dynamic Earth (ERS202) students attended a fieldtrip to Ancaster/Dundas to learn about the geologic history of the Paleozoic rocks that comprise the Michigan Basin. Students learned about sedimentary environments and the difficulty correlating strata. The students also had the opportunity to apply skills developed in the lab by using a compass to measure the strike and dip of horizontal strata in the field. The trip concluded with trips to Tiffany and Sherman Falls to experience some of the most aesthetically pleasing geomorphological features in Southern Ontario.

Marc Laflamme receives the Pikaia Award in Paleontology from G.A.C

18 Apr 2016 - 10:19am

Marc Laflamme has been awarded the Pikaia Award in Paleontology by the Paleontology Division of the Geological Association of Canada. 

The Pikaia Award is named after Pikaia, an early cephalochordate known from the Burgess Shale. The Pikaia Award is awarded biennially in even-numbered years by the Paleontology Division. It is awarded in recognition of a recent contribution to research on any aspect of Canadian paleontology, or by a Canadian to paleontology that is judged to constitute an outstanding accomplishment in the field.

CPS AIRLab Students win at AESRC and SOUSCC conferences

6 Apr 2016 - 11:34am
AIRLab Students win at AESRC and SOUSCC conferences

UTM Chemical and Physical Sciences, AIRLab students grab a winning spot at the 44th Southern Ontario Undergraduate Chemistry Conference (SOUSCC 2016), Saturday April 2, 2016 held at Trent University. 

Marc De Benedetti Selected by IARC at University of Alaska for Prestigious Summer School Research

28 Mar 2016 - 10:39am

Professor Moore's PhD student Marc De Benedetti has been accepted into a prestigious summer school on  "Modeling of the Arctic Climate System” that is to be held at the International Arctic Research Center (IARC) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The IARC is one of the leading centers for Arctic Climate Research and Marc was selected as one of the 20 participants in this school out of 60 applicants.