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Duncan Findlay
Works at Applied Realistic Geoscience
Attended University of Aberdeen
Lives in Calgary, AB
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  • Applied Realistic Geoscience
    Head Geoscientist, 2015 - present
  • Grizzly Oil Sands
    Exploration Geologist, 2012 - 2015
  • Imperial Oil
    Geologist, 2009 - 2012
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Calgary, AB
Inverness, Scotland - Aberdeen, Scotland - St. Catharines, ON, Canada - Hamilton, ON, Canada
I like rocking on Wednesday nights

I dont know what to tell you

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Good at guitar, have hiked a glacier and kicked a frozen whale
  • University of Aberdeen
    Geology, 1997 - 2001
    Geology/Petroleum Geology
  • Brock University
    Earth Science, 2002 - 2004
    MSc Earth Science
  • McMaster University
    Geology, 2004 - 2009
    PhD Geology
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Astrobiologists discover 'sweet spots' for the formation of complex orga...

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New sources found for accumulated dust on Chinese Loess Plateau

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How to Protest Safely and Legally

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Separating signal and noise in climate warming

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Stop signal discovered for skin cancer

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Australian technology aims to make storing radioactive waste safer

Australian researchers have developed new technology capable of removing radioactive material from contaminated water and aiding clean-up ef

Clean Your Records With Glue

A Reddit user points out this trick used by record store employees that might not be well known to everyone. To clean your old, dirty record