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  • Ijaz Ahmad

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan; Graduated FROM: University of Peshawar (M.Phil); CURRENT RESEARCH: Arc metal budget assessment for porphyry-epithermal deposits in the Kohistan and Talkeetna arcs; SUPERVISOR: Dr. Jeremy P. Richards

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  • Luke Bickerton

    Luke Bickerton

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: Antigonish, Nova Scotia GRADUATED FROM: St. Francis Xavier University (BSc), Simon Fraser University (MSc) SPECIALITIES: Economic Geology, Structural Geology CURRENT RESEARCH: Geological and Geochemical Characterization of the Granite-hosted East Kemptville Sn-Cu-Zn-Ag(-In) deposit, Nova Scotia SUPERVISOR: Dr. Daniel Kontak

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  • Heather Carson

    Heather Carson

    PhD Candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England GRADUATED FROM: University of Leicester (MGeol) SPECIALITIES: Magmatic Ore Deposits CURRENT RESEARCH: Stratigraphy, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis of the Black Thor Intrusive Complex and Associated Cr and Ni-Cu-PGE Mineralization, McFaulds Greenstone Belt, Ontario FUNDED BY: NSERC-CRD, Cliffs Natural Resources, Noront Resources SUPERVISORS: Dr. Michael Lesher / Dr. Michel Houlé

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  • Sarah Clay

    PhD candidate Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: Luton, United Kingdom; GRADUATED FROM: University of Leicester, United Kingdom; CURRENT RESEARCH: Mineralising fluids of the Kamoa-Kakula copper deposit, Democratic Republic of Congo; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Elizabeth Turner / Dr. Daniel Kontak

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  • Carol-Anne Genereux

    Carol-Anne Généreux

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    Structural, metamorphic and lithological controls on low-sulphide PGE mineralization in the southwest Sudbury impact structure.

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  • Evan Hastie

    Evan Hastie

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: Hanover, Ontario GRADUATED FROM: University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario (BSc and MSc) CURRENT RESEARCH: Gold Metallogeny of the Southern Swayze Greenstone Belt, Abitibi Subprovince SUPERVISORS: Dr. Bruno Lafrance / Dr. Daniel Kontak

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  • John Hechler

    John Hechler

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    An investigation of the biogeochemical processes at the tailings – technosol boundary in both acid and non-acid generating mine tailing materials from selected mine sites in Ontario involving the characterization of the secondary minerals and the re-distribution of trace elements within both the tailings and cover materials.

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  • Rebecca Hunter

    Rebecca Hunter

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; GRADUATED FROM: University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK (BSc); University of Regina, Regina, SK (MSc); CURRENT RESEARCH: Geological Investigation of Uranium Mineralization along the Qavvik-Tatiggaq Trend, northeast Thelon Basin, Nunavut; SUPERVISOR: Dr. Bruno Lafrance

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  • Mitchell Kerr

    Mitchell Kerr

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: Brampton, ON; GRADUATED FROM: University of Toronto, Mississauga, ON (H.B.Sc); Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS (M.Sc.App); SPECIALITIES: Fluid geochemistry; Economic geology; CURRENT RESEARCH: Fluid geochemistry associated with gold mineralization in the Hope Bay Greenstone Belt, Nunavut, and Meguma Terrane, Nova Scotia: Fluid origin and application to gold exploration; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Jacob Hanley / Dr. Daniel Kontak

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  • Michael Langa

    Michael Langa

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: South Africa; GRADUATED FROM: University of Limpopo, South Africa; CURRENT RESEARCH: Petrology and mineral chemistry of chromitite seams of the Platreef, Bushveld (South Africa): Looking for geochemical markers to identify and differentiate among chromitite cycles; SUPERVISOR: Pedro Jugo

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  • Yiguan Lu

    Yiguan Lu

    PhD Candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology (Joint PhD program LU-CUG PhD Co-Tutelle)

    GRADUATED FROM: China University of Geosciences, Beijing (BSc, MSc); CURRENT RESEARCH: Geology, Mineralogy, Geochemistry, and Petrogenesis of the Jinbaoshan Pt-Pd deposit and Baimazhai Ni-Cu deposit, Ailaoshan orogenic belt, Yunnan province, SW China; FUNDED BY: CSC, NSERC-DG, and SEG; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Michael Lesher and Dr. Jun Deng

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  • Francisca Maepa

    Francisca Maepa

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    From: Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa; Graduated from: University of Limpopo; Current research: Mineral Prospectively Mapping using machine learning algorithms of the Swayze Greenstone Belt and the Abitibi Subprovince; Supervisor: Dr. Richard Smith; Thesis Committee: Dr. Daniel Kontak and Dr. Bruno Lafrance

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  • Jordan Mathieu

    Jordan Mathieu

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: Sudbury, ON; GRADUATED FROM: Laurentian University (BSc, MSc); CURRENT RESEARCH: Fluid history of three Canadian metallotects; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Elizabeth Turner / Dr. Daniel Kontak

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  • Caroline Mealin

    Caroline Mealin

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: Markham, ON; GRADUATED FROM: University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON (BSc Hons and MSc); CURRENT RESEARCH: Geology, geochemistry and petrogenesis of the Paleoproterozoic Booth River Intrusive Complex, Slave Province, Nunavut; FUNDED BY: GSC and NSERC; SUPERVISORS: Dr. C.M. Lesher/Dr. J. Bédard

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  • Xuyang Meng

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: Anhui, China; GRADUATED FROM: China University of Geosciences, Beijing (BSc, MSc); SPECIALITIES: Economic Geology, Mineralogy, Petrology, and Geochemistry; CURRENT RESEARCH: The nature of Precambrian porphyry copper systems; SUPERVISOR: Dr. Jeremy Richards

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  • Tomas Naprstek

    Tomas Naprstek

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    Development of new aeromagnetic data interpolation and interpretation methodologies, with a focus on linear features

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  • Eric Roots

    Eric Roots

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    I am studying magnetotelluric (MT) data and inversion with Dr. Richard Smith. I am interested in developing new methodologies which allow MT data to be inverted and interpreted alongside with co-located geological and geophysical data.

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  • Kate Rubingh

    Kate Rubingh

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: England; GRADUATED FROM: Durham University, England (MSci Geological Sciences), Queen's University (MSc Mineral Exploration); SPECIALITIES: Structural Geology, Economic Geology; CURRENT RESEARCH: Structural controls on Gold Mineralization at the Snow Lake Mine, Flin Flon- Snow Lake Greenstone Belt, Manitoba, Canada; SUPERVISOR: Dr. Bruno Lafrance / Dr. Harold Gibson

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  • Marina Schofield

    Marina Schofield

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    Determining the metallogeny of the Powell Block, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, through detailed mapping of the volcanic stratigraphy and structure, and characterization of synvolcanic and synorogenic alteration and mineralization.

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  • Margaret Stewart

    Margaret Stewart

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: Ottawa, Ontario; GRADUATED FROM: Carleton University (BSc); CURRENT RESEARCH: The volcanic and deformation history, geodynamic setting, and metallogenesis of the Upper Chisel Sequence, Snow Lake, Manitoba, Canada; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Harold Gibson/Dr. Bruno Lafrance

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  • Zsuzsanna Tóth

    Zsuzsanna Tóth

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    PhD candidate working on the geology of the Hardrock world-class orogenic gold deposit, Geraldton, ON.

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  • Yujian Wang

    Yujian Wang

    PhD candidate in Mineral Deposits and Precambrian Geology

    FROM: Hebei, China; GRADUATED FROM: China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Wuhan, Hubei (BSc and MSc); CURRENT RESEARCH: Origin of mafic and ultramafic inclusions in the Sublayer of the Sudbury Igneous Complex and their relationship with Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization; SUPERVISORS: Dr. Michael Lesher and Dr. Peter Lightfoot

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