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

PCIGR students receive Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards

April 1, 2021

Masters student Summer Caton (supervisor: M. Smit) and PhD candidate Nichole Moerhuis (supervisors: J. Scoates, D. Weis) are two of 16 recipients of the Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award winners for 2020 / 2021.

The awards, given annually since 1996 / 1997, send the important message to students (both undergraduate and graduate) that UBC values teaching and seeks to recognize teaching excellence at our university. 

Congratulations, Summer and Nichole!

An announcement on the winners can be found here: https://academic.ubc.ca/awards-funding/award-winners/killam-teaching-service-winners.

Introducing Dr. Corey Wall to the PCIGR Team

February 12, 2021

Dr. Corey Wall is the new U-Pb Facilities Manager at PCIGR. He will start on February 16th, 2021.

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Dr. Corey Wall. Photo credit: Priscilla Grover

Dr. Wall completed his Doctorate at UBC, where he studied the tempo and duration of magmatism in open-system, mafic-ultramafic layered intrusions (e.g., Stillwater Complex, Montana). He has spent the last four years as a Post-Doctoral Fellow and an Assistant Research Geochemist at the Isotope Geology Laboratory at Boise State University, one of the world’s leading laboratories performing high-precision CA-TIMS U-Pb geochronology.

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Dr. Dominique Weis named a 2021 UBC University Killam Professor

January 14, 2021

Dr. Dominique Weis has been appointed as a 2021 University Killam Professor. This designation is the highest academic honour awarded to faculty members at the University of British Columbia, in recognition of exceptional and sustained excellence in research, teaching and mentoring.

Congratulations, Dominique!

Dr. Weis in the PCIGR lab. Photo credit: Paul Joseph, UBC.
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