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Generous Software Donation from Petroleum Experts Ltd.

The Department of Earth Sciences is pleased to acknowledge that Petroleum Experts Ltd. (Petex) has donated 10 licences of the MOVE software suite, the commercial equivalent of £1,308,000.00, to Memorial University of Newfoundland. This software will allow for basin evolution studies to be undertaken by both undergraduate and graduate students, enhancing our knowledge of our offshore margins and basins.

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MUN alum receives Canadian VIP Career Achievement Award

MUN Earth Sciences alum Prof. Donald B. Dingwell (B.Sc. & University Medal Geology 1980), Director of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Munich, has been awarded the VIP Career Achievement Award from the Geological Association of Canada (GAC) for his lifelong contributions to Volcanology and Igneous Petrology.

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International exchange experience ignites Earth Sciences graduate's passion for geology

Melissa Mills fell in love with geology while taking courses as a University of Colorado exchange student with the National Student Exchange program.

The Grand Falls-Windsor native had started a general science degree at Memorial’s Grenfell Campus, but this spring she will pick up a B.Sc. (Hons.) in earth sciences with a minor in ocean sciences during the afternoon session of convocation at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre on May 28.

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Graduate Student takes first place at PDAC

Congratulations to Dennis Sanchez Mora, PhD student of Dr. John Jamieson, for taking first place in the Student Minerals Colloquium at the doctoral level at the recent Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Conference in Toronto. 

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