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University Professor Barbara Sherwood Lollar is elected to U.S. National Academy of Engineering

Professor Emeritus Henry Halls puts stamp on Earth Sciences with field trip fund

Billion-year-old water discovered by Stable Isotope Lab team continues to make news headlines

Barbara Sherwood Lollar is interviewed as a Leader in Canada’s Future Economy – view/read/listen to her interview here.

Congratulations to Dr. Eunji Byun (Earth Sciences Paleoecology Lab) on Nature Geoscience paper!


Dr. Eunji Byun (PhD 2020) who holds a post doctoral fellowship at University of Waterloo, led a research paper published in Nature Geoscience which was part of her PhD research in the Paleoecology Lab of Professor Sarah Finkelstein. Dr. Hiromitsu Sato (PhD 2019) and Professor Sharon Cowling from U of T Earth Sciences were contributing authors.

Byun, E., Sato, H., Cowling, S.A., Finkelstein S.A. 2020. Extensive wetland development in mid-latitude North America during the Bølling–Allerød. Nature Geoscience. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-020-00670-4

In the news: Save the peatlands, help save the planet? A recent study by Marissa Davies and Sarah Finkelstein is discussed at Radio-Canada International

A story from an ESS222 Petrology and ESS423 Mineral Deposits field trip last winter: Undergraduate students explore the geology, history and culture of South Africa

Earth News Interviews Podcast….have you been listening? Co-hosts Sofia Panasiuk and Dean Hiler discuss a wide range of Earth Science topics with U of T Earth Sciences Professors.

Ancient water and research equipment from Barbara Sherwood Lollar’s Stable Isotope Lab is transferred to Ingenium, the Crown corporation that runs Canada’s national science museums