Fellow, Mineralogical Society of America
2013 Island Arc award
Our research examines the behaviour of redox-sensitive metals in a variety of settings.
Theme I focuses on the transfer of metals and other chalcophile elements in subduction zones. Theme II is related to the dispersion of metals in surface media from concealed deposits.
Recycling of elements in subduction zones
Surface dispersion of
metals from concealed deposits
I have several funded projects suitable for MSc and PhD thesis research projects.
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Mary Devine examines
the dispersion of radionuclides from uranium deposits
Octavia Bath studies
the youngest sedimentary unit (Timiskaming-type) in
the Archeean North Caribou belt.
examines the P2 fault in the Athabasca Basin.
Lilianne Page examining the halogens
in subarc mantle.
Jack Dann started
his thesis project in the Athabasca area in September, 2011.
Michael Power started his MSc thesis project also in the Athabasca area in September, 2011.
Stacey Wetmore started
her MSc project in the western Turkey in August, 2011
Jason Duff (MSc candidate, BSc at Memorial University of Newfoundland)
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Alexandre Boulerice (BSc
in Geology, May, 2013).
Fabio Stern (MSc 2013, BSc at University of Sao
Amanda Van Lankvelt
(MSc, April, 2013,
BSc at Carleton College, Wisconsin)
Remy Poulin (BSc in
2012, currently MSc student at Laurentian U)
Kerstin Brauneder (MSc. 2012, jointly supervised by
Dr. Stew Hamilton, currently Unesco Conservation)
(Tash) Kalbfeisch (MSc in 2012, BSc at UO)
Marc Drouin (MSc, 2012, Currently Directeur Principal, Region Outaouais, Les Services Exp. Inc)
Delost (BSc in Geology in December, 2011)
Janice Pedro (BSc in
Geology in Sept., 2011).
Jamil Sader (PhD in December, 2010, Currently
Senior Geochemist at Minerals and Metals Group, Vancouver )
Lijie Niu (MSc in
2011, Currently Research Associate at the Institute of Population Health of
the University of Ottawa)
Benoit-Michel Saumur (M.Sc in
2007, Currently PhD student at Monash University,
Jian Wang (PhD in 2007, Currently Full
Professor at Jilin University, ChangChun, China)
Stew Hamilton (PhD in 2006, Currently Senior
Scientist at Ontario Geological Survey, Sudbury)
John Hinchey (PhD in 2005, Currently Senior
Geologist of Newfoundland Ministry of Natural Resources in St. John’s,
Franck Valli (M.Sc.
at Lyon in 2004, jointly supervised by Stephane Guillot, PhD at the
University of Paris, 2005, Currently Senior Geologist at Newmont Exploration
in Perth, Western Australia. )
Luc Pigeon (M.Sc. in 2003, Worked at the Ontario
Geological Survey after MSc., Currently Geoscientist at Gateway Solutions
S.A.C. in Peru)
Cees-Jan de Hoog (post-doctoral research at UO in
2001-02, Research Scientist at the University of Gothenberg,
Sweden, Laboratory Manager at Oxford University, Currently, Manager at
Trace Element Geochemistry Laboratory, University of Edinburgh)
Several former students and post-doctoral fellows
G. Hossein Shamanian (Exchange PhD student from University of Tehran in 2001-2002, Currently Chairman of the Department of Geology at the University of Gorgan, Iran)
Charles Tarnocai (PhD in 2001, Senior Research Geologist, Placer-Dome Exploration in Toronto, Currently Vice-President, Alamos Gold Inc. in Toronto) PhD: Archean gold mineralization at the Campbell mine, eastern Red Lake greenstone belt, western Superior Province of Canada
Chantal Jolette (BSc in 2001, Currently Senior Project Geologist at Quantra FNX Mining)
Tarnocai (MSc in 1999, Currently Senior Project Manager, SNC-Lavalin
Marc I. Legault (MSc in 1993, Currently Senior Geologist, Ministere des Ressources Naturelles du Québec at Rouyn, Quebec)
Alex Langshur (MSc in 1993, Currently CEO of PulicInsite in Boston and Ottawa)
Jamie Lavigne (MSc in 1993, Currently Vice-President Exploration, Falcon Gold, Toronto)
Robert Theriault (BSc in 1988, Currently Research Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada at Quebec City)
Dan Gagnon (BSc in 1986; currently, Vice-President, Lake Shore Gold Corp.)
Jacques Samson (BSc in 1986, Currently Chief Mine Geologist, Lake Shore Gold Copr)
Igneous Petroloy (GEO 3163—2010-2012 only)