Physics News Archives

The Department of Physics at Carleton University encourages and enables 
women to pursue their dreams in Science.


Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Sunday February 11, 2018

Posted On: Friday, February 9, 2018


Academic Unit: Department of Physics
Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Tenure-track)
Field of Specialization: Experimental High-Energy Physics
Rank/Position Title: Assistant Professor
Start Date: July 1, 2018

Posted On: Monday, February 5, 2018


Find important information regarding Research Opportunities on our webpage here

Posted On: Friday, January 19, 2018

*Application has now closed, Feb 5th 2018*

The Department of Physics is seeking qualified Contract Instructors for the Summer 2018 Academic Year. For more information, please refer to the link below:


Posted On: Friday, January 12, 2018

Congratulations to David Sinclair on his Appointment as Officer to the Order of Canada on December 29th 2017. 

David Sinclair, O.C. 
Ottawa, Ontario

For his...

Posted On: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The Carleton University Particle Physics Group in Ottawa, Canada invites applications for a postdoctoral fellow position on the ATLAS experiment at the CERN LHC. The Carleton ATLAS group currently consists of five faculty members: Alain Bellerive, Dag Gillberg, Thomas Koffas, Gerald Oakham, and Manuella Vincter. The group typically has four postdoctoral fellows and approximately eight graduate students.

The full details of the position can...

Posted On: Tuesday, January 2, 2018


York University is looking for two Canada Research Chairs in Visual Science and invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Biophysics. For more information visit our Employment Opportunities page. 

Posted On: Thursday, December 7, 2017

The Department of Physics will require a Laboratory Supervisor for the Winter term (January – April) 2018. 

Duties will include supervision of undergraduate teaching laboratories and organization of tutorials for the PHYS1004 course.

See the full ad here

Posted On: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Congratulations to Graham Cree, a graduate student in the Department of Physics, working in the ATLAS team, has been awarded the prestigious Governor General's Medal during the Fall Convocation ceremonies. For more information, please visit Carleton's convocation site here

Posted On: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Grad Research: "Heart-y" Research

More than four billion diagnostic radiological procedures are performed around the world every year.

Researchers, like PhD candidate Sarah Cuddy-Walsh, continue to...

Posted On: Wednesday, November 15, 2017


You're invited to attend From the Sun, to the Universe: Your Hidden Connections to the Cosmos, a Public Lecture by Lawrence KraussFoundation Professor of the...

Posted On: Friday, October 13, 2017

SNOLAB Exhibit at Carleton University

October 3 - 23, 2017
Fenn Lounge, Residence Commons

Carleton University is pleased to host New Eyes on the Universe, an exhibit about...

Posted On: Thursday, October 5, 2017

David Sinclair and Mark Boulay are each presenting talks during the SNOLAB exhibit. Please find more information below. 

The SNOLAB Legacy

with David Sinclair...

Posted On: Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Dr. MK Sundaresan (Sundar) was born in Chennai (Madras) India on Sept. 2, 1929.  He started his career in theoretical physics as a PhD student of Hans Bethe at Cornell. He returned to India but moved to Canada to work at the National Research Council (NRC) in Ottawa in 1957. He was appointed as an Assistant Professor at Carleton University in 1961. His subsequent career was intimately bound up with the Department of Physics. He...

Posted On: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

TA applications for the Winter 2018 term in the Physics Department are now open!

The Physics Department is looking for individuals who are interested in working as a Teaching Assistant in the first-year Physics/BIT courses during the Winter 2018 term.


Posted On: Tuesday, September 26, 2017