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Professor Qiuming Cheng Elected President of International Union of Geological Sciences

Qiuming ChengCongratulations to York Geography Professor Qiuming Cheng on his election to the position of President of the International Union of Geological Sciences for a 4 year term.  The International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) is one of the largest and most active non-governmental scientific organizations in the world representing 121 nations and a million geoscientists.  Founded in 1961, IUGS promotes and encourages the study of earth science problems, and supports and facilitates international and interdisciplinary cooperation in the earth sciences.