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Rockfest Talks

Rockfest seminars will continue in the 4:00 to 5:00 pm time slot on Fridays.

Are you interested in giving a talk? Send an email to Rockfest to bobbychen.chen@mail.utoronto.ca or sign up here 

  Slot 1 Speaker  Title Slot 2 Speaker  Title
Oct-21
2021-10-22 Katie Maloney Preservation of early Tonian Macroalgae from the Dolores Creek Formation, Yukon Grant Henderson Raman Spectroscopy in Earth Science
2021-10-29 Department Halloween Party
Nov-21
2021-11-05 Jacob Kvasnicka Modeling Clothing as a Transport Vector of SARS-CoV-2 Xu Chu Was the Grenville Orogen a Mesoproterozoic Tibet?
2021-11-12 Fall Reading Week 
2021-11-19
2021-11-26 Junxing Chen Calibration of divalent cations diffusivities in garnet and dolomite based on Western Tianshan P-T-t history
Dec-21
2021-12-03 Corliss Sio Nickel isotope fractionation during thermal diffusion and its implications for core-mantle interaction
2021-12-10 Sam Athey TBD
Winter Holidays
Jan-22
2022-01-07
2022-01-14 Miriam Diamond Building an “IPCC” for Chemicals & Waste
2022-01-21
2022-01-28
Feb-22
2022-02-04 Cecilia Cordero-Oviedo Pollen from Holocene sediments. Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean coastal lagoons: cases of study
2022-02-11
2022-02-18 Jasmine Yu Sources of microplastics in the Laurentian Great Lakes
2022-02-25 Winter Reading Week 
Mar-22
2022-03-04
2022-03-11
2022-03-18 Rob McGrory Impacts of planetary climate variations on formation of plates in numerical mantle convection models.
2022-03-25
Apr-22
2022-04-01
2022-04-08 Raz Akhbarizadeh Effects of regulations on microbeads in personal care products and wastewater effluents
2022-04-15 Good Friday
2022-04-22
May-22
2022-05-06
2022-05-13
2022-05-20
2022-05-27 Joe Moysiuk A new marrellomorph arthropod from southern Ontario: A rare case of soft tissue preservation on a Late Ordovician open marine shelf Xuefei Fan TBD