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An expert in hydrometallurgy, Farzaneh Sadri takes on the job of recovering critical minerals

An expert in hydrometallurgy, Farzaneh Sadri takes on the job of recovering critical minerals

New to the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining, Farzaneh Sadri researches hydrometallurgy, a field of metallurgy that uses liquids to help...

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Dr. Christopher Pickles and Dr. Farzaneh Sadri awarded a $1M Alliance Mission Grant

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Congratulations to the Mining Engineering 2024 NSERC USRA and USSRF Recipients!

Teck Resources establishes $2 Million endowment for Mining scholarships at Smith Engineering and UBC

Teck Resources establishes $2 Million endowment for Mining scholarships at Smith Engineering and UBC

Teck Resources announces the creation of the Don Lindsay Teck Award in Mining Engineering, a $2 Million endowment which aims to provide...

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International Women's Day in Mining Engineering

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Panagiotis Katsabanis appointed Interim Head of Mining

Prof. Katsabani will serve as Interim Head of the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining, effective January 1, 2024 - September 30, 2024.

Christopher Spencer among international team to unearth groundbreaking insights into diamond formation

Christopher Spencer among international team to unearth groundbreaking insights into diamond formation

Christopher Spencer is featured in Canadian Mining Journal as part of an international team which recently shed light on the long-standing mystery...

Charlotte Gibson incorporates virtual reality in Mining curriculum in successful pilot project

Charlotte Gibson incorporates virtual reality in Mining curriculum in successful pilot project

Charlotte Gibson’s work incorporating virtual reality simulation in two courses for students of Queen’s Mining is featured in CIM Magazine

Dean’s Teaching Assistant Awards announced

Dean’s Teaching Assistant Awards announced

These teaching assistants are recognized for work carried out during the 2022-23 academic year.

Orissa Ghai is this year's recipient of the Lord Bagri Scholarship

Orissa Ghai is this year's recipient of the Lord Bagri Scholarship

Orissa Ghai has been selected as this year's recipient of The Lord Bagri Scholarship, awarded by The Copper Club for the 2023-24 academic term.

Ryan Sernoskie's Extraordinary Achievements

Ryan Sernoskie's Extraordinary Achievements

Ryan Sernoskie received two academic achievement awards.

Departmental Award Winners 2022-2023

Departmental Award Winners 2022-2023

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Queen's Engineering to relaunch sites June 15

Queen’s Engineering, its five engineering departments, and its Mechatronics & Robotics program will be relaunching their websites on June...

An Indigenous History Month reflection, finding the right balance to thrive

An Indigenous History Month reflection, finding the right balance to thrive

Third-year Mining Engineering student Curtis Dewasha credits a supportive Indigenous student community at Queen’s and a variety of...

Queen’s Mining teams have won every intercollegiate competition this year

Queen’s Mining teams have won every intercollegiate competition this year

Queen's Mining teams sweep all intercollegiate mining competitions, demonstrating excellence in technical, financial, and social aspects of...

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Queen’s Engineering launches new bridging pathway with Ontario college partners

The Queen’s Engineering Bridge, a new initiative at Queen’s, will give college engineering technology graduates the opportunity to join...

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Julián Ortiz discusses evolution and future of Mining: “it requires all the engineering disciplines”

Julián Ortiz wants you to know that Mining is more than just extracting materials from the earth. As Department Head and Associate Professor,...

How an internship emphasized the versatility and opportunities in Mining Engineering

How an internship emphasized the versatility and opportunities in Mining Engineering

Dalena Vo began a one-year term as a Mine Projects and Costing Intern this past summer at Canadian Natural Resources Limited in Calgary.

 Mining Engineering Departmental Award Winners 2021-2022

Mining Engineering Departmental Award Winners 2021-2022

Departmental Award Winners 2021-2022, Mining Engineering

Mining PhD candidates won MetSoc scholarship awards

Mining PhD candidates won MetSoc scholarship awards

Prof. Chris Pickles was in the winning team of the Crush it! challenge

Prof. Chris Pickles was in the winning team of the Crush it! challenge

Mining researcher Abbas Taheri is on a cross-disciplinary quest to help the planet

Mining researcher Abbas Taheri is on a cross-disciplinary quest to help the planet

At the Green Mining Value Chain lab, Dr. Qian Zhang is mapping the future of mineral resource management

At the Green Mining Value Chain lab, Dr. Qian Zhang is mapping the future of mineral resource management

2021 Mason Cup winners develop a green mining alternative

2021 Mason Cup winners develop a green mining alternative

Dr. Boyd Davis was awarded with a CIM Fellowship and MetSoc Award for Research Excellence!

Dr. Boyd Davis was awarded with a CIM Fellowship and MetSoc Award for Research Excellence!