Dr. Amos Honored with NSERC Award for Innovation

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Department of Earth Sciences is proud to announce Professor Richard Amos as a recipient of a coveted award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The award ceremony was held on Tuesday at the residence of the Govenor General. 

Dr. Amos is a member of a team that was awarded the $200,000 Synergy Award for Innovation The team is composed of Dr. David Blowes of the University of Waterloo, Dr. David Sego of the University of Alberta, Dr. Leslie Smith of the University of British Columbia  and Mr. Gordon Macdonald of Diavik Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories. Their research examines the waste rock that results from mining.

Professor Richard Amos shaking hands with the Govenor General

Professor Richard Amos shaking hands with the Governor General of Canada,
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston

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