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Christopher Boyd

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Chris Boyd
B.Sc.(Hons), Memorial University of Newfoundland
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Supervisor: Dr. Duncan McIlroy

 

Chris graduated with his B.Sc. (Hons) from Memorial University of Newfoundland in April 2011. He did his honours research in three-dimensional morphological modeling of Ophiomorpha irregulaire burrows under the supervision of Dr. Duncan McIlroy. He started his graduate program in September of 2011. Chris has undergone two field sessions at various outcrops throughout north England.

Timothy Culwick

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Timothy Culwick


M.Earth Sc., Oxford Univeristy, UK
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Supervisor: Dr. Duncan McIlroy

Timothy is a geology Ph.D student and Memorial University of Newfoundland. His Ph.D is exploring the potential of the biological chert of the Cow Head Formation in Western Newfoundland. Looking in detail at the exceptional biological preservation and the environmental conditions for required for this. His Masters thesis look at Lake Environments and their Potential for Life and Preservation in the Torridon of Scotland.

Elizabeth Schatz

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Elizabeth Schatz
B.Sc.(Hons), University of Saskatchewan
M.Sc., University of Saskatchewan
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Supervisor: Dr. Duncan McIlroy

 

Elizabeth completed her B.Sc. (Hons) at the University of Saskatchewan. Her undergraduate thesis involved the study of a new Cruziana ichnospecies from diamictite deposits in a Late Paleozoic fjord environment of Western Argentina. Elizabeth continued her study of fjords into a M.Sc. where she focused on comparing the ichnology of the recent seafloor with Holocene core samples from three modern Baffin Island fjords.

Tiffany Miller

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Tiffany Miller
B.Sc., University of Alberta
M.Sc., Memorial University of Newfoundland
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Supervisor: Dr. Duncan McIlroy

 

Tiffany Miller completed her undergraduate degree with a specialization in geology at the University of Alberta in 2011, and she is currently a pursuing an M.Sc. at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The primary focus of Tiffany’s M.Sc. work is understanding the physical and biological seafloor processes controlling organic carbon in the Early Ordovician mud-rich wave dominated delta of the Redmans Formation, Bell Island Group, Newfoundland.

Samantha Green

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Samantha Green
B.Sc. (Hons), Memorial University of Newfoundland
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Supervisor: Dr. Suzanne Dufour and Dr. Duncan McIlroy (co-supervisor)

 

Samantha completed her B.Sc. (Hons) at Memorial University. Her undergraduate thesis investigated for potential presence of chemoautotrophic symbionts in four species of marine bivalves inhabiting sediments high in reduced compounds, in particular sulphides.