Graduate students

Shakeel Ahmad

MSc Student
Supervisor: Dr. Osman Salad Hersi

Nicole Barber

MSc Student
Supervisor: Maria Velez

Brendan Bishop

PhD student
Supervisor: Dr. Leslie (Jamie) Robbins

E-mail: bab495@uregina.ca

Research interests
Rare earth elements in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin

Daniel Ferguson

PhD student
Supervisors: Dr. Guoxiang Chi and Dr. Charles Normand

E-mail: dpf949@uregina.ca

Research interests
Petrographic, paragenetic, and fluid inclusion study of uranium mineralization along the Midwest Trend, Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan

Dillon Johnstone

PhD student
Supervisor: Dr. Kathryn Bethune

E-mail: johnstdi@uregina.ca

Research interests
Structural evolution and controls on uranium mineralization in the Patterson Lake corridor, southwestern Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada

Goktug Harmanci

(MSc Student starting January 2023)
Supervisor: Guoxiang Chi

Iqbal Naveed

MSc Student
Supervisor: Dr. Osman Salad Hersi

Jamie Schmidt

M.Sc. student
Supervisor: Dr. Leslie (Jamie) Robbins

E-mail: schmjami@uregina.ca

Research interests
Biogeochemistry and hydrogeology related to sulphur cycling and mercury methylation in prairie wetland systems.

Jenya Kistanov

MSc student
Supervisor: Dr. Maria Velez

E-mail: jenyakistanov@uregina.ca

Research interests
Multi-proxy paleoenvironmental reconstruction of climate sensitive lakes in southern Saskatchewan.

Jordan Deane

PhD student
Supervisor: Dr. Kathryn Bethune

E-mail: crashdeane@hotmail.com

Research interests
Tectonic significance of the Waugh Lake Group of the southern Taltson orogen; implications for accretionary tectonics on the western Rae margin

Kaitlyn Crawford

MSc student
Supervisor: Dr. Joyce McBeth

E-mail: kaitlyn.crawford10@gmail.com

Research interests
Geomicrobiology of acid rock tailings

Kelsey McKee

MSc student
Supervisor: Dr. Guoxiang Chi

E-mail: mckee20k@uregina.ca

Research interests
3D geological and fluid flow modeling of the Midwest Trend in the northeastern Athabasca Basin: implications for uranium mineralization and exploration

James McWilliams

MSc Student
Supervisors: Dr. Maria Velez and Dr. Ryan McKellar

Additional information

Research interests: amber found in dinosaur bone beds

Research Project: carbon and hydrogen stable isotopes from amber associated with dinosaur remains

Nicholas Montenegro

MSc Student
Supervisor: Dr. Kathryn Bethune

Mémé de Zorèce Rabejohary

MSc Student
Supervisor: Dr. Tsilavo Raharimahefa

Additional information
Research Project: Relationship between Quaternary volcanoes and structures in central Madagascar

Shelby Brandt

MSc student
Supervisor: Dr. Kathryn Bethune

E-mail: brandt2s at uregina.ca

Research interests

Thesis title: "Structural Analysis of the Central Glennie Domain and its Control on Gold Mineralization within the Santoy Gap Hanging Wall deposit, Seabee Gold Operation, Northern Saskatchewan"

Amber Sprague

MSc Student
Supervisor: Dr. Janis Dale and Dr. Tsilavo Raharimahefa

Additional information
Thesis title: development of subsurface geological site criteria for the placement of small modular reactors (SMRs)

Nahanni Young

Research Assistant (MSc Student starting January 2023)
Supervisor: Guoxiang Chi

Yumeng Wang

PhD student
Supervisor: Dr. Guoxiang Chi

E-mail: geomeng@foxmail.com

Research interests
Fluid-rock interactions in the Athabasca Basin and unconformity-related uranium mineralization

Yuting Zhang

MSc student
Supervisors: Dr. Ian Coulson and Dr. Hairuo Qing