Earth Science News Archives

Dr. Michael J. Ryan in the field

Dr. Michael J. Ryan in the field

Dr. David Evans
, of the Royal Ontario...

Posted On: Thursday, July 9, 2015

Dr. Hillary Maddin was recently featured in a news article published by the Carleton University Research Office (CURO) as a recipient of a NSERC Discovery Grant. 

The Discovery Grant is among the most prestigious domestic funding programs available. Successful applicants are truly world-class scientists and engineers. These awards are designed to provide long-term...

Posted On: Friday, June 26, 2015

A new type of dinosaur was put on display at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology in Alberta last Thursday. Regaliceratops peterhewsi was closely related to the triceratops. This new discovery is actually named after the Carleton Earth Sciences alumnus who discovered it. Calgary geologist Peter Hews identified a...

Posted On: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The winners of the GEM Systems Awards for Studies in Magnetic Methods have been selected!

Alumna Lindsay Upiter (B.Sc.H. 2012, M.Sc. 2014) was awarded the Gold Award for the research she did while at Carleton on helicopter-borne triaxial magnetic gradiometry, in collaboration with Canadian Mining Geophysics Airborne. She was supervised by Dr. Claire Samson.

Current student...

Posted On: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Freshly minted Carleton Earth Sciences graduate Lisa Neville (Ph.D. 2014, Tim Patterson supervisor) was honoured with the Best Poster Award at GeoConvention 2015 in Calgary, Alberta. Her paper entitled "Climate Cycles Drive Aquatic Ecologic Changes in the Fort McMurray...

Posted On: Monday, June 15, 2015