geology

Society of Economic Geologists student chapter virtual workshop: ICP-MS for Dummies

28May202012:00
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Has thinking about ICPMS ever made you cry? Then this is the talk for you. Dr Paisley and Dr Yang are going to provide a crash course on solution and laser ICPMS work. What do I need to think about...

Kyle Henderson, PhD Candidate receives 2020 Hugh C. Morris Fellowship

Published: 26Mar2020

Congratulations to Kyle ! Recipient of 1 of 2 Hugh C. Morris Experiential Learning Fellowship. Administered by the Kimberley Foundation, the fellowship supports a student-designed self-guided...

New technique for measuring greenhouse gas production from thawing permafrost

Published: 26Mar2020

A research team led by McGill University geochemist Peter Douglas has used a new method for measuring the rate at which methane is produced by microbes breaking down thawing permafrost. “There is a...

McGill-led research unravels mystery of how early animals survived ice age

Published: 2Dec2019

How did life survive the most severe ice age? A McGill University-led research team has found the first direct evidence that glacial meltwater provided a crucial lifeline to eukaryotes during...

McGill receives $5-million gift from noted Canadian geologist Bob Wares

Published: 26Sep2018

As an entrepreneurial geologist, Bob Wares, (BSc’79, DSc’12), became a mining rock star when he discovered one of Canada’s largest gold deposits in the Abitibi region of Quebec. Now, he is bringing...

Origins of photosynthesis in plants dated to 1.25 billion years ago

Published: 20Dec2017

The world’s oldest algae fossils are a billion years old, according to a new analysis by earth scientists at McGill University. Based on this finding, the researchers also estimate that the basis...

Isotopic memory of atmospheric persistence

Published: 14Jan2015

Chemical analysis of some of the world’s oldest rocks, by an international team led by McGill University researchers, has provided the earliest record yet of Earth's atmosphere. The results show...

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