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

Get Into Research – Lab Tours

November 4, 2015


PCIGR was pleased to participate in the Get Into Research event organized by SCI Team, a Peer Program within the UBC Faculty of Science.  This event is designed to present the multitude of research opportunities available to undergraduate students, personal experiences and inspirational accounts from student researchers, workshops outlining the preliminary steps of exploring research opportunities, as well as tours of different labs on campus.

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Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada 2015 – Roger François

November 2015

Roger François has been elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada 2015.  He is being recognized for his pioneering research on particle and sediment fluxes in the ocean using stable and radioactive nuclides which has provided fresh insights into algal production and nutrient recycling as well as the rates of the ocean’s overturning circulation in the past. His work has opened new windows on the evolution of Earth’s global carbon system.

Congratulations Roger!!

EOAS Award – Outstanding Teaching Assistant

September 2015

Rhy McMillan, PhD student and MAGNET trainee at PCIGR, was recently presented with the Department’s Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for 2014-2015. This award is in recognition of his outstanding efforts and initiatives in EOSC 222: Geological Time and Stratigraphy.  The Department is grateful for his contribution to the quality of teaching in EOAS.

Roger & Rhy

Congratulations Rhy!!