April 19-20, 2023: Carbon Neutrality Forum (coming soon!)

November 15-17, 2023: Second EAGE Workshop on Geothermal Energy in Latin America      First Announcement and Call for Abstracts [PDF - 631 KB]



Thursday, March 25, 2021: Dawson Informal Research Talk (DIRT) via Zoom - Carla Skinner 
Title: High Pressure Situations: Overpressure & Reservoir Connectivity in the Sable Subbasin

Monday, February 22 to Wedneday, February 24, 2021: KAUST Research Conference: Enabling CO2 Geological Storage within a Low-Carbon Economy. This annual conference took place virtually this year.   

Friday, April 22, 2016: AAPG Short Course - distinguished AAPG lecturer Dr. Larry Garmezy, retired Global Exploration Advisor for Shell, will lead a one day short course on the ‘Fundamentals of basin evaluation and quantitative prospect assessment’. Participants will work in teams to   evaluate, delineate, and describe the critical elements of a working hydrocarbon province. Dr. Garmezy will  emphasiz practical, simple principles for carrying out a prospect assessment. Interested? Email

Saturday, Feb 20, 2016:  Cretaceous Core Workshop (Petrotrin, Pointe-à-Pierre, Trinidad) - The AAPG YP T&T Chapter, together with Petrotrin was conducted by our own Professor Grant Wach (AAPG Professorial Awardee).

Friday, Feb 5-6, 2016: AGS Colloquium 2016 (Truro, Nova Scotia) - The annual Atlantic Geoscience Society Colloquium.

Friday, December 4, 2015:  Dirt Talk -  Dr. Ricardo L. Silva (Post-Doctoral Fellow) will speak at 4:00pm in the Milligan Room. His talk is entitled, "Major Paleobiological and Paleoenvironmental ChangesOccurring During the Jurassic: Implications to the Study of Petroleum Systems".

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 @ 11:30a, Earth Science Colloquium Lecture - Marine Geological Hazard Research in Baffin Bay - Presented by Dr. Calvin Campbell, GSC Atlantic, 8007 - Life Sciences Centre - Biology Tower, 8th floor - Milligan Room

Friday, October 23, 2015: Dirt Talk -  Adjunct Professor Neil Watson spoke on the topic of petrophysics at 4:30pm in the Milligan Room.

Thursday, October 22- Saturday, October 24: 65th Atlantic Universities Geological Conference (AUGC), was held at Saint Mary's University. Dalhousie Earth Science students won 1st place in the Challenge Bowl.

Sunday, October 4, 2015: ERTH 3303 - Joggins Field Seminar, Joggins Fossil Centre. 7am - 7pm . Joggins is a classic geological location, both for its fossil and rock features and for its contribution to the history of earth sciences. Joggins is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site and has an amazing fossil record (over 200 species of plant and animal fossils, with 63 type specimens), as well as a large expanse of cliffs continuously eroding and revealing new fossils.

Friday, October 2, 2015: Dirt Talk - CSPG Outreach Lecture -Tony Cadrin, President, CSPG. "Cycles in the North American Oil and Gas Industry" 4:30pm, Milligan Room, 8007 LSC Biology/Earth Sciences Wing

Thursday, October 1, 2015: Earth Science Colloquium Lecture - Dr. Ian Spooner, from Earth and Environmental Sciences, Acadia University. "The Bloody Creek structures: multiple impact craters in Nova Scotia or a figment of imagination?" 11:30 Milligan Room, 8007 LSC Biology/Earth Sciences Wing

Tuesday, September 29, 2015: Earth Science Colloquium Lecture - Professor Dr. Driss Sadki, from the Department of Geology, Moulay Ismaïl University, Morocco. "The sequence of events recorded in the Morocco Jurassic system".  11:30 Milligan Room, 8007 LSC Biology/Earth Sciences Wing