Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical Research
Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences,
The University of British Columbia

Travel Grant Awardees

December 2013

Congratulations to PCIGR student Sri Budhi Utami and PCIGR postdoctoral fellow Emily Mullen, who were recently awarded travel grants!

Sri received a 2013 AGU Fall Meeting Student Travel Grant, valued at $1000, to present her research on “What do Kauai’s dikes tell us about the Loa and Kea trends?”

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SEG Student Research Grant Awardees

November 2013

Congratulations to PCIGR students Sarah Jackson-Brown and Matthew Manor, who were awarded SEG Student Research Grants!

These grants assist students with field and laboratory expenses for thesis research on mineral deposits as required for graduate degrees at accredited universities.  Grants are awarded on a competitive basis and are available to students worldwide.  This year’s 66 successful candidates come from 30 different universities in 12 countries.

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The Nu 1700 is Here!!!

July 3, 2013

The Nu Plasma 1700 high-resolution multi-collector mass spectrometer was delivered to PCIGR today. 

The instrument and its support equipment, plus numerous tools and parts, arrived in 11 large crates via 3 truckloads. A team from Bird Construction, along with PCIGR staff and 2 Nu Instruments engineers, unloaded and unpacked the crates. 

See the installation photos here.

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PCIGR student receives Early Career Award

June 2013 — Sacramento, California

Corey is a PhD student with James Scoates and received his award at the Goldschmidt conference in Sacramento in recognition of his contribution: “Evaluation of the Stillwater Complex anorthosite (ANII) as an Archean U-Pb geochronology standard”.

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