Earth scientist tracing origins of Maritime Archaic copper artifacts

Uncovering a mystery thousands of years old.

That’s what Dr. Derek Wilton, Honorary Research Professor in the Faculty of Science’s earth sciences department, is doing in collaboration with The Rooms’ museum division.


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Earth Sciences graduate student dives off Galapagos in submersible

It’s an image those who have seen it will never forget: the moment a submarine’s windows reveal their first glimpse of the ocean floor.

Earth Sciences graduate student Sarah Moriarty got to experience the rare sight for herself this spring on a research cruise north of the Galapagos Islands.


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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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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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