• February 18, 2019

Join CSA Global at the Early Career Geologist Award Finals 2019

Published on February 18th, 2019

Senior Geologist, Nerys Walters will form part of the judging panel at the Early Career Geologist Award Finals on Friday, February 22, 2019 which aims to recognise the work of geoscientists in the early stages of their careers.

The awards will be held at Burlington House in London, United Kingdom and is open to all Fellows with less than 10 years post graduate experience, who are working towards Chartership.

This years Early Career Geologist Award Finals will start at 13:00 and will comprise of talks from each of the finalists as well as a guest lecture from Dr Bethan Davies, University of Nottingham, on Antarctic glaciers.

The launch of the newly formed Early Career Network will take place after the Early Career Geologist Award at 6:00pm.

Members of the public are welcome to come and watch the Early Career award which will be held in our lecture theatre.

Please email Education to reserve your place.

This year’s finalists include:

Daniel Levell, Central Scotland Regional Group
Lessons Learned from the use of the Pells Classification system in the Sydney Sandstone Formation

Andrew Thomas, Home Counties North Regional Group
Tracking crustal carbon recycling using superdeep diamonds

Joseph Whiting, South East Regional Group
Back to the drawing board’ – Harnessing legacy data in re-emerging provinces to drive regional understanding in the oil industry

Jordan Lindsey, South West Regional Group
From Continent to Ocean – the PGE geochemistry of the migrating Tristan plume

Wesley Dixon, Western Regional Group
The use of electronic tablets and optical televiewers as logging aids at Wylfa Ground Investigations

Keir Thomas, Southern Wales Regional Group
The identification and remediation of solution features in the Quarella Sandstone beneath a medium sized residential development.

Sam Hazell, West Midlands Regional Group
The importance of Targeted Site Walkovers on large scale projects

Erin Guy, Yorkshire Regional Group
A New School Development located in the Durham Coalfield

Judges include:

  • Keith Seymour, Vice President for Regional Groups, The Geological Society
  • Caroline Gill, Lead Geologist, Shell UK
  • Tracey Radford, Practice Manager, Atkins, Chair of Geological Society Engineering Group
  • Nerys Walters, Senior Geologist, CSA Global Consultants
  • Nick Rawlinson, Professor of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge

About Nerys Walters

Nerys is a geologist with more than ten years’ experience, spanning early stage exploration through to mine site production. She is proficient in 3D implicit and explicit modelling of geology and mineralisation using Micromine and Leapfrog Geo software. Nerys is experienced in drill hole planning for grass roots exploration through to near mine development and has been involved in site reviews for JORC/NI43-101 compliance, lab audits and Mineral Resource Estimation.

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