EGEL alumna, Lara Bowlt, her honours supervisors Andy Tomkins and Sasha Wilson, and collaborators Matt Genge, Helen Brand, and Jeremy Wykes have had a paper published in Nature. Part of this work emerged from Lara’s honours thesis, in which she discovered the oldest micrometeorites ever. You can learn more here: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v533/n7602/full/nature17678.html and here: https://theconversation.com/what-a-tiny-micrometeorite-from-the-pilbara-can-tell-us-about-the-ancient-sky-58992
Congratulations to Emily Hebbard on winning a top poster prize at the 2016 Mine Rehabilitation Conference in Singleton, NSW! Emily presented the results of her 2015 Honours thesis on the topic of remediating arsenic-contaminated building infrastructure at the Ottery Mine in NSW.
Congratulations to Jessica Hamilton and Connor Turvey on recieving travel grants from the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland! Thanks to the Mineralogical Society (www.minersoc.org) for its generous support of student research and congratulations to all the recipients.
A warm EGEL welcome to Jessica Pocklington! Jess has just begun her honours research project with Bree Morgan and Sasha Wilson. Check out her profile on the EGEL website to learn more about her research on dolomite ordering in carbonate lakes: http://egelgeochemistry.co/jessica-pocklington.
Congratulations to Connor Turvey and Jessica Hamilton for being awarded research grants from the AusIMM Bicentennial Gold 88 Endowment! These prizes are very competitive and are awarded to senior university students to support research of benefit to the Australian minerals industry. Jessica and Connor have been awarded funding to support their work on making the …