Meet Our Experts: Rob Millar, Manager, SRC Geoanalytical Laboratories

Rob Millar’s nearly two-decades long career started at SRC Geoanalytical Laboratories in 2005 in sample preparation. He then moved into an analyst role and eventually became lab manager. Learn about Rob's career at SRC and how he and his team have helped develop solutions to meet the evolving needs of industry.

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Alberta Palaeontology, a Summary

Alberta, more than any other part of Canada, is renowned for its dinosaur fossil record. In fact, it's one of the top places in the world to find dinosaur bones, a fact that too often escapes many citizens of the province who take it for granted.When it comes to the science of vertebrate palaeontology in...

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Celebrating 75 Years of Science and Technology with Mike Crabtree, SRC’s President and CEO

As SRC steadily marches through its 75th year of operation, we sat down with President and CEO, Mike Crabtree, to discuss key moments in SRC’s history that have shaped the organization. Crabtree also shares some insight into what the future holds for Canada’s second largest research and technology organization.

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Sponges – one of the earliest forms of multicellular life.

I wrote this blog for the Nature Nanaimo newsletter published July 10, 2022. This is a slightly modified version. Photo Neil McDaniel, https://blueocean.net/glass-sponge-reefs-living-fossils-found-off-canadian-coast/ An excellent article by Sheila Byers about the unique glass sponge reefs that occur in the Salish Sea and the Hecate Strait appeared in the spring 2022 of BC Nature Magazine, and...

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