Awards & Scholarships

2018 Winners 


$750 Book Prize Awards

  • Muzfira Mahadi (UBC Mining)
  • Nathan Ellis (UBC Mining)
  • Nabil Khan (UBC Mining)
  • Jamie Faubert (UBC MMAT)
  • Sahil Chawla (UBC MMAT)
  • Mathew Stephenson (UBC Earth & Ocean Science / GeoRox)
  • Intisar Farhan Ahmed (UBC Earth & Ocean Science / GeoRox)
  • Gabrielle Jones (SFU Earth Sciences)
  • Peter Baldazzi (SFU Earth Sciences)
  • Cole McIvor (BCIT Mining)
  • Megan Gent (BCIT Mining)

$2,000 Grad Awards

  • Amin Imani, PhD Student, Supervisor Dr. Rebecca Schaller (UBC)
    Research Topic: Hydrogen Environment Embrittlement Susceptibility of Additively Manufactured Austenitic Stainless Steels
  • Nawoon Yoon, MaSc Student, Supervisor: Dr. Bern Klein (UBC)
    Research Topic: Sensor Based Real-Time Geo-metallurgy
  • Alice Guimares, PhD Student, Supervisor: Dr. Nadja Kunz (UBC)
    Research Topic: Strategies for Mitigation and Management of Water Risks in Mining Through Technological Innovation

Turnbull Cup Awards (Photography Competition)

  • First Place: Nabil Khan (UBC Mining) - $750
  • Tie - 2nd Place: Jillian Newell (UBC Mining) and Emilio Adriano (UBC Mining)
  • Hon. Mention: Robert Fuerderer (UBC Mining)

Corporate Sponsors

Title / Gold Level Sponsor

  • Klohn Crippen Berger

Silver Level Sponsors

  • Teck Resources
  • Sepro Mineral Systems
  • FLSmidth Limited
  • Wheaton Precious Metals Corporation
  • Finning Canada
  • Hatch Limited
  • Taseko Mines Limited

Media Sponsors

  • CIM Magazine
  • Business in Vancouver