Physics News Archives

 

Next week, the uOttawa Department of Physics is excited to be hosting two talks by Dr. William D. Phillips, winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics. He will be giving the department colloquium on Friday April 7 at 2:30 in FTX 147, the advertisement for which is attached. He will also be giving our second annual Eureka Talk on Saturday April 8 at 10:30am in FSS 2005.  

The Eureka Talks bring cutting edge science to the general public. We bring in excellent...

Posted On: Monday, March 20, 2017

We are very sad to report the death of M.K. Sundaresan, Sundar to his many friends, in Phoenix, AZ on Jan 30 2017. Sundar was born in Chennai (Madras) India on Sept. 2, 1929.  He started his career in theoretical physics as a Ph. D. student of Hans Bethe at Cornell. He returned to India but moved to Canada to work at the National Research...

Posted On: Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Posted On: Thursday, February 2, 2017


Academic unit: Physics
Category of appointment: Preliminary (Tenure-Track)
Area of specialization: Experimental Particle Astrophysics
Rank/Position title: Assistant Professor
Start date: July 1, 2017
Closing date for applications: Applications will be reviewed starting February 28, 2017
 
 
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Posted On: Monday, January 23, 2017


The Department of Physics is seeking qualified Contract Instructors for the Summer 2017 Academic Year. For more information, please refer to the link below:

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Posted On: Monday, January 23, 2017

–Story written by Mitch Jackson

Even when incredibly complex subjects like particle physics and the fundamental laws of nature are involved, the best ideas come up over a simple cup of coffee.

This observation comes from Carleton student Graham Cree, who hopes to complete his PhD in Particle Physics in April, and is part of the Carleton ATLAS Group....

Posted On: Thursday, January 19, 2017


New stream starting Fall 2017:   B.Sc. Honours in Physics (Astrophysics).

While sharing the same core physics courses with the Theory and Experimental streams, Astrophysics stream also includes specialized courses in astronomy and astrophysics.

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Posted On: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

 

The Physics Department invites undergraduate students to apply for summer research positions within the NSERC USRA program.  Students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents, are currently in their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th years of an honours physics program, and who have a cumulative average of at least A- are eligible. 

 

Interested...

Posted On: Monday, January 9, 2017

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Posted On: Monday, October 24, 2016

 

On October 13, 2016, a team of five Carleton undergraduate physics students represented Carleton University at the Canadian Undergraduate Physics Conference 2016 (CUPC-2016) at Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS). Three students, Austin de Ste. Croix, Matt Hemsley and Andrew Zwaniga, presented the research work they did in the past summer here at Carleton. 


The Carleton Undergraduate Physics Society...

Posted On: Friday, October 21, 2016

Article from the TRIUMF website   http://www.triumf.ca/awards-honours/makings-vanier-scholar 
By Carla Rodrigo - Communications Assistant

Ask Oliver Stelzer-Chilton, TRIUMF Research Scientist, what makes an excellent student, and he’ll say the following: highly...

Posted On: Monday, October 17, 2016


Teaching Assistant Opportunities
Carleton University, Department of Physics

Applications are invited from students at Carleton University and other interested persons to work as a
Teaching Assistant in a first year Physics and/or BIT courses during the 2017 Winter term.

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Posted On: Tuesday, September 13, 2016

 

Queen’s University announced today that it will partner with Carleton University and six other Canadian universities and five organizations to create the Canadian Particle Astrophysics Research Centre (CPARC) supported by an investment of $63.7 million from the Government of Canada’s Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF).

The new centre aims to attract top...

Posted On: Thursday, September 8, 2016

 

Congratulations to G. Peter Raaphorst, Adjunct Research Professor of Physics, on being awarded the Gold Medal of the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) at their annual conference this summer in St John's Nfld.

Peter Raaphorst was one of the founders of the Ottawa Medical Physics Institute (OMPI, originally called the Medical Physics Organized Research Unit) and served as Director from its inception in 1989 through 1993.  A former career scientist at...

Posted On: Wednesday, August 24, 2016

 

The Carleton University Neutrino Physics Group invites applications for up to two Research Associate positions on the Enriched Xenon Observatory (EXO) experiment. The EXO group is actively pursuing 3 major activities: the EXO-200 detector operation which is resuming data collection from its liquid-phase TPC located at WIPP in the search for the neutrinoless double beta decay of 136Xe; work to support and enhance the design of nEXO, a 5 tonne liquid xenon detector proposed for...

Posted On: Friday, July 29, 2016