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SEGCF Research Grant Awardees

2011 Awardees

Name Amount Details
Farhang Aliyari $3,500 University of New Brunswick, PhD: Ore controls, age, genesis and type of gold mineralization at the Zartorosht deposit, southwest of Jiroft, southern Sanandaj-Sirjan metamorphic belt.
Melissa Anderson $2,500 University of New Brunswick, MSc: A SIMS study of lithium isotopes in the Moose II Lithium-Tantalum Pegmatite, NWT.
Natalie Aubet $2,500 University of Alberta, PhD: Petrography and geochemistry of banded iron formations from the Rio de la Plata Craton (Valentien Formation, Uruguay).
Esther Bordet $4,000 University of British Columbia, PhD: Characterization, structural framework and metallogeny of Eocene volcanic sequences of the Nechako region, central British Columbia.
Stefanie Brueckner $2,000 Memorial University of Newfoundland, PhD: Setting, mineralogy, and genesis of Au-Ag-rich volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposits in the Newfoundland Appalachians.
Francois Goulet $2,500 Universite du Quebec a Montreal, MSc: Structural controls on epithermal gold deposits along the Hispaniola central Cordillera thrust belt.
Meghan Hewton $2,000 Simon Fraser University, MSc: Geology, geochemistry and geochronology of the Mountain River beryl (variety emerald) showing Mackenzie Mtns, NWT, Canada.
Russel Hiebert $2,000 University of Manitoba, PhD: Multiple S isotopic study of komatiite-hosted Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization of the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, Ontario, Canada to identify the sulfur source and vector towards mineralized zones.
Nicole Hurtig $4,500 McGill University PhD: Metal transport in high temperature low density fluid and vapor-liquid partitioning during decom resion and cooling.
Jordan Laarman $2,500 University of Western Ontario, PhD: A Detailed Metallogenic Study of the McFauld's Lake Chromite Deposits, Northern Ontario.
Tea Laurila $2,000 University of Ottawa, PhD: Geochemical Insights into Metal precipitation in the Atlantis II Deep—The Red Sea.
Yanan Liu $1,500 University of Toronto, PhD: Semi metal partitioning during the crystallization of magmatic sulfides.
Tom Meuzelaar $2,000 Colorado School of Mines, PhD: Effects of CO2 and H2S in vent fluid on alteration and mineralization at the Eskay Creek VMS deposit, British Columbia.
Abdul Razique $3,000 University of British Columbia, PhD: Magmatic Evolution and Genesis of the Giant Reko Diq Porphyry Cu-Au Deposit, District Chagai, Balochistan-Pakistan.
Jim Renaud $2,000 University of Western Ontario, PhD: Mineralogical zoning of the U308 Corp, Basement-Hosted Aricheng Uranium Deposit, Roraima Basin, British Guyana, South America.
Evan Smith $3,500 University of British Columbia, PhD: Contrast in fluid inclusion composition between gem-quality diamonds and industrial-grade diamonds.
Eric Thiessen $2,000 University of Alberta, MSc: Origin and Characterization of the Tiger Zone, Rau Property Central Yukon: A Carbonate Replacement Gold Deposit.
Rui Wang $1,500 University of Alberta, PhD: Magmatic and Structural Controls on the Development of Post-collisional Porphyry Copper Deposits in the Gangdese Belt, Tibet.
Osbaldo Zamora Vega $2,000 University of Alberta, PhD: Timing of the mineralization pulses in the Zacatecas district and its link with the volcanic-tectonic evolution of the Mesa Central.
Wei Zhang $2,000 University of New Brunswick, PhD: Cathodoluminescence, trace elements and oxygen isotope of quartz in the granites of the Sisson Brook W-Mo-Cu deposit, west-central New Brunswick.

Student Fellowship Awards

Name Amount Details
Evan Gladney $4,000 Saint Francis Xavier University
Daniel Gregory $4,000 University of Tasmania (CODES)
Mitchell Kerr $4,000 Saint Mary's University
Hannah Mills $4,000 University of Alberta
Abe Torchinsky $4,000 Stanford University