In loving memory of Dr. Eric Hoffman, Ph.D, P.Geo, the Eric L. Hoffman Memorial Scholarship has been established at the University of Toronto. This Earth Sciences graduate scholarship will be able to help future students advance a field that Eric was so passionate about.

Dr. Eric Hoffman was the President and founder of Activation Laboratories Ltd. (Actlabs), with headquarters in Ancaster, Ontario, specializing in contract analytical services to many industries including; Minerals – Geochemistry, Mineralogy, and Metallurgy, Agriculture, Life Sciences, Environmental, Forensics, Materials Testing, and Petroleum.  Eric dedicated his career to advancing Actlabs and the geochemical field and quickly became a respected and valuable contributor to the geochemistry community.  Eric was a strong supporter of collaborative industry-University research supporting both undergraduate and graduate students while providing project guidance and contributing to hundreds of research publications.

Even in his absence, Actlabs will continue to provide industry-leading innovative technologies and high quality services and support students through Actlabs and the Eric L. Hoffman Memorial Scholarship.

Eric’s memory will never be forgotten and his legacy will live forever.

Please click on the link to contribute to the Eric L. Hoffman Memorial Scholarship .

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