Kate successfully defended her dissertation, entitled “Establishing Efficacy of Honey as a Biomonitor for Metal Distribution and Lead Source Apportionment in Urban Environments,” supervised by Dominique Weis.
Congratulations on an excellent defence, Dr. Smith!
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.
Dr. Corey Wall is the new U-Pb Facilities Manager at PCIGR. He will start on February 16th, 2021.
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.
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.