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

Earthly Insights: PCIGR Featured in International Innovation

December 2014

This article features a Q&A session with Dr. Dominique Weis that showcases PCIGR, its research approaches, and collaborations.

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PCIGR welcomes new EOAS Assistant Professor and CRC in Applied Geochemistry

September 2014


Dr Matthijs Smit joins the faculty in the Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences at UBC as Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair Tier II in Applied Geochemistry.

Dr Smit obtained his PhD in 2010 from Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany and spent a few years as Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA before becoming Assistant Professor at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark in 2013.

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Arrival of the Nu TIMS!

October 28, 2014

PCIGR is pleased to have received the first commercially-available TIMS (thermal ionization mass spectrometer) produced by Nu Instruments. The TIMS has been developed using Nu’s field-proven variable dispersion multi-collector technology to improve the versatility and overall performance of this long established analytical technique.

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MAGNET hits the road: 2nd annual workshop in California

June 2014

MAGNET recently held a volcanology field workshop in California (June 14-21, 2014), with 25 participants from the undergraduate to postdoctoral level, plus staff and faculty from UBC, McGill, University of Toronto, and Université du Québec à Chicoutimi.

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