Thompson receives Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences 2015 Mentorship Medal
The Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences mentorship medal is awarded to exceptional Earth scientists from industry, academia or government who have demonstrated the 'sustained and inspirational mentorship of colleagues and employees including peers, graduate students, undergraduate students and technicians'. John Thompson is currently an Adjunct Professor in EOAS and from 1991 to 1998 was the Director of our Mineral Deposits Research Unit. Jointly nominated by Teck and UBC, John joins Douw Steyn as the second EOAS recipient of this medal. Many congratulations John! http://earthsciencescanada.com/cfes/index.php?page=awards
Thompson is the Wold Family Professor in Environmental Balance for Human Sustainability at Cornell University. He will receive his CFES medal in May 2015.