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Geological Sciences

The Department of Geological Sciences is one of six departments within the Division of Science in the College of Arts and Science. It is housed in a large modern building, built in 1986, and which is situated on the northern side of the Bowl, at the heart of the University of Saskatchewan campus. The building is attractive and functional, and includes a Natural Sciences Museum with three full-scale dinosaur replicas, and spectacular rock and mineral displays that are open to the public throughout the year.

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Up to the Grand Challenge
posted December 22, 2014
Ingrid Pickering and Graham George Two University of Saskatchewan research teams have been awarded $224,000 from...

Nominations open for Division of Science Research Awards
posted December 3, 2014
Nominations are now open for the 2014/15 Division of Science Research Awards. University of Saskatchewan faculty can nominate their colleagues. The Distinguished Researcher Award recognizes a...

New to US: Camille Partin
posted November 7, 2014
by Michael Robin Camille Partin was in the second year of her undergraduate degree when she discovered she could make a career out of her insatiable curiosity for rocks. “I always loved being...

Prof. Gabriela Mangano has been elected as Member of the Scientific Board of the UNESCO International Geoscience Program (IGCP)
posted October 20, 2014
Prof. Gabriela Mangano has been elected as Member of the Scientific Board of the UNESCO International Geoscience Program (IGCP), with an specific attachment to the theme on Global Change and the...

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Published Works (10 Most Recent)

Uranium isotope fractionation in Saanich Inlet: A modern analog study of a paleoredox tracer
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In situ biospectroscopic investigation of rapid ischemic and postmortem induced biochemical alterations in the rat brain
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Petrogenesis of Early Cretaceous alkaline dolerite dykes in the Dabie Orogen, China: Constraints on the timing of lithospheric thinning
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Effects of nutrient and sulfate additions on As mobility in contaminated soils: A laboratory column study
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Contrasting specialist and generalist patterns facilitate foraging niche partitioning in sympatric populations of Pygoscelis penguins
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Selenium preferentially accumulates in the eye lens following embryonic exposure: A confocal x-ray fluorescence imaging study
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Selenium biofortification of broccoli and carrots grown in soil amended with Se-enriched hyperaccumulator Stanleya pinnata
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Microscale strain partitioning? Differential quartz crystallographic fabric development in Phyllite, Hindu Kush, Northwestern Pakistan
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Density functional theory study of the magnetic shielding mechanism for 11B in pentaborate minerals: Ulexite and probertite
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Archean crustal evolution in the southeastern North China Craton: New data from the Huoqiu Complex
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