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Iain Samson

UWindsor professor Iain Samson examines core from the Baerzhe deposit in Inner Mongolia on July 2, 2017.UWindsor professor Iain Samson examines core from the Baerzhe deposit in Inner Mongolia on July 2, 2017.

UWindsor prof digs into rare earth metals

A University of Windsor professor travelled across the globe this summer to dig into the origins of rare metals in the Earth’s crust.

Iain Samson, a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, ventured to China for three weeks to teach and conduct fieldwork.

Dr. Samson began the trip by teaching a short course to researchers and graduate students on metals and fluids in hydrothermal systems at the China University of Geosciences Beijing (CUGB) on June 23.

Discovery Channel program seeking country’s greatest know-it-all

The Discovery Channel is looking for talented, inventive, technology-savvy women to participate in a television show to identify Canada’s Greatest Know-It-All.

“On this show, being a know-it-all and using your knowledge to get through challenges is good, positive, and smart,” says casting director Irada Seli. “I am looking to cast great role models of smart, outgoing women.”