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Kathryn Kitney won the award for Best Student Presentation at the SGA Meeting in Australia for her MSc project: "Structural, Mineralogical, Geochemical and Geochronological Investigation of the Barry Gold Deposit". Her supervisor is
Dr. Gema Olivo.

Guy Narbonne has been awarded the
Billings Medal
presented by GAC for outstanding lifetime contribution to Canadian paleontology.
The medal will be awarded at the 2009 Canadian Paleontology Conference.

Dr. Ray Price
was honoured with an honourary LL.D. from the University of Calgary. He received his honours during the convocation ceremonies.
See Picture here .

His address to the students can be viewed Here .

Dan Layton-Mathews,
Heather Jamieson
and Kurt Kyser
have been awarded a major
CFI grant and associated funds to purchase a new
Microprobe, Environmental SEM and a cutting-edge
stable mass spectometer.
The grant totals approximately $5 Million.

Another successful Geol Field School has just wrapped up in Sutton, Quebec. View our
2009 Field School Video (70MB)

Watch for the first ever 3D Geol300/310 Group photo created with Lidar.

Noel James is this year's recipient of the prestigious Logan Medal from the Geological Association of Canada. This is the highest award of the society, recognizes him for a lifetime of scientific achievements, mentorship of graduate students, and profoundly important discoveries.

Dr. Jean Hutchinson has been awarded the Golden Apple Teaching Award for 2009 from the Queen's Engineering Society.

Dr. Mark Diederichs has been awarded the Queen's Chancellor's Research Award for 2009. This award is for his ongoing research involving ground-support interaction in deep rock tunnels with complex geology.

John Hanes has been selected to receive the 2008 Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching. This is a university-wide award and is well-deserved recognition of John's dedication to and innovation in teaching.

NASA Astronaut
Andrew Feustel,
a former Queen's PhD student (supervised by
H. Helmstaedt and
P. Young), recently completed a
Space Shuttle Mission
to perform final upgrades to the Hubble Space Telescope.

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