Fingerprinting techniques in mineral exploration

Online short course, June 14-18, 2021
Organizers: UiT, GTK, GEUS, OMS

Master and PhD students are invited to participate in the five days online short course on “Fingerprinting techniques in mineral exploration”. The short course is organized by MinExTarget project, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, in collaboration with AGH University of Science and Technology, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS), Geological Survey of Finland (GTK), University of Oulu (OU), and EIT RM Academy.

On the course the students will gain general knowledge about geology and mineral potential of Fennoscandia and Northern Europe and learn about traditional and modern mineral exploration techniques. A particular focus will be given to sampling, sample preparation, analytical techniques and data processing. The course consists of lectures, practical work and discussions. The students participating the short course will receive a participation certificate after the course. It is also possible to attend the lectures without participating the short course practical work in small groups and discussion sessions.

Requirements for the course:

Education: Bachelor degree and higher in field of geology, geosciences, and/or mineral exploration, PhD students are prioritized.

Short motivation letter (max. 1 page) should be sent to: Yulia Mun Yulia.mun@uit.no, cc: Sabina Strmic Palinkas sabina.s.palinkas@uit.no, Sarala Pertti pertti.sarala@gtk.fi, Ferenc Molnàr ferenc.molnar@gtk.fi, within May 20 2021. The letter should include correct name and contact details that will be later used for certificate.

Maximum number of students participating in group work: 25

Participation on lectures only: Registration here. Registration within May 20 2021. Please add on registration your active email address where the link to the lectures will be sent. Participation certificate is not included for participants who are attending only lectures.

Participants for lectures: 50

Price: Participation on Short course and lectures is free.

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