Geological sciences News Archive
December 23, 2020 —
Kirstin Brink is part of a team that discovered that gorgonopsians, early ancestors to mammals and not related to dinosaurs, have very similar tooth structure to carnivorous dinosaurs.
October 19, 2017 —
New exhibit at the Cretaceous Menagerie in the Wallace Building uniquely pairs Inuit carvings with the rock types from which they are made
June 14, 2016 —
Long-time supporter of scholarships reflects on experiences as student
February 17, 2016 —
Debra and Ross Pitman Graduate Scholarship in Geological Sciences
February 5, 2016 —
Caldwell Teaching Assistant Award
November 23, 2015 —
Geological Sciences alumnus establishes a unique award to support teaching assistants
May 5, 2015 —
'You can’t understand something until you see it'
March 3, 2015 —
Over the ten-year history of the Riddell Faculty, numerous working relationships with organizations, communities, and institutions in Canada’s North have been developed. Two important partnerships, with the University College of the North (UCN) and the Northern Manitoba Mining Academy (NMMA), seek to provide greater access to training and educational opportunities for northern Manitobans.
January 22, 2015 —
Robert Bury Ferguson, Professor Emeritus in the department of geological sciences, died on Jan. 18, just shy of his 95th birthday
December 19, 2014 —
The Province of Manitoba's Hydrologic Forecast Centre announced on December 16, 2014, that flow rates and levels for most major rivers and lakes are above normal. The Centre continues to gather information that will contribute to flood forecasts for the Spring of 2015. In the Riddell Faculty at the University of Manitoba, water quality and quantity is the focus of a number of researchers including Dr. Genevieve Ali of the Department of Geological Sciences. Her research described here reveals the challenges flood forecasters face.