Award-Winning Honours Students
Eight of our students, including five presenters, attended the 66th Annual Atlantic Universities Geoscience Conference, which was held at Acadia University, in Wolfville Nova Scotia, from 27th – 29th October, 2016.
All of our presenters were recognized for their work: of the six awards given out, our students won three (best presentation, best poster and best geophysics presentation), and the other two presenters were tied runners up for best presentation.
The Science Atlantic Presentation and Communication Award (Best Presentation): Sean Murphy
(Tied) runners up for best presentation: Nikki Bursey and Alex MacBeath
Imperial Oil Best Poster Award: Chris Williams
Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG) Award: Nick Lynch
Presentation Titles and Supervisors:
Three-Dimensional Morphological Characterization of the Trace Fossil Parahaentzchelinia ardelia, Atoka Formation, Oklahoma (Dr. Duncan Mcllroy)
Initial field and petrographic examination into the nature and relative timing of emplacement of an ultramafic-to-mafic sill in the Ashuanipi Complex of southwestern Labrador, Canada (Dr. Gregory Dunning)
Morphology and geochemistry of the enigmatic Ediacaran Palaeopascichnus in the Fermeuse Formation, Ferryland, Newfoundland (Dr. Duncan Mcllroy)
Geophysical Detection of Reducing Springs: A New Approach (Dr. Alison Leitch)
Rifted margin and sedimentary structure of the Porcupine Abyssal Plain, outboard of Goban Spur, southwest Ireland (Dr. Kim Welford)