Dr. Nick Eyles
Department of Geology
University of Toronto

Nick Eyles holds a Ph.D and D.Sc. and is Professor of Geology at the University of Toronto. He has worked at the universities of Leicester, Newcastle upon Tyne and East Anglia in Great Britain, at Memorial University in Newfoundland and has been at Toronto since 1981 when he was awarded an NSERC University Research Fellowship.

He has authored more than 150 publications in leading scientific journals on ice age geology and environmental geology in urban areas and has conducted geological fieldwork from the Arctic to the Antarctic, including work on Ocean Drilling Program onboard the drill ship Resolution. Recent sabbaticals have been held in Brazil and Australia where he continues to work on unraveling why planet Earth experiences glaciations.

He is the author of the best selling Ontario Rocks (2002) and Canada Rocks: The Geologic Journey (co-authored with Andrew Miall) published in 2007.


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