November 30, 2018
Join us for a thought-provoking panel discussion on Western and Indigenous ways of knowing with local anthropologists from SFU and UBC. This event is part of the Indigenous/Science UBC Research Cluster seminar series.read more
PCIGR Director Dominique Weis was recognized as a great supervisor by her PhD student Rhy McMillan during UBC’s second annual Great Supervisor Week (May 7-13, 2018). Graduate students were encouraged to give kudos to their graduate supervisors using #GreatSupervisor and #UBC on Twitter or Facebook.read more
Congratulations to PCIGR Director Dominique Weis, who was elected President-elect of the Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology (VGP) Section of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The Leadership Development/Governance Committee recently announced the results of the 2018 AGU Elections. Newly-elected leaders begin their term on 1 January 2019 and serve a 2-year term.read more
Subduction zones are unique to Earth and are fundamental in its evolution, yet we still know little about the causes and mechanisms of their initiation.
A new study, co-authored by PCIGR researcher Matthijs Smit and published this week in Nature Geoscience, investigates a fossil system, the archetypal Semail Ophiolite of Oman, which exposes both lower and upper plate relics of incipient subduction stages.read more
June 21, 2018
Congratulations to Evelyn Freres who won the Data Speaks! storytelling competition at the Resources for Future Generations (RFG) conference in Vancouver this week.read more