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The Physics Department is pleased to announce that its PhD Program in Medical Physics has been formally accredited the Commission on the Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs (CAMPEP), which is a joint Canada/U.S. organization. More information on the organization can be found at:

The Carleton program has about 20 graduate students and is run under the auspices of the Ottawa Medical Physics Institute. This is a...

Posted On: Tuesday, January 12, 2010

CERN in 3 minutes


Big Bang v2.0

Posted On: Monday, May 11, 2009

It is a great pleasure to announce that on Thursday April 30, Elsayed Ali, Graduate Student with the Department of Physics at Carleton University, won the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship worth $50K per year for up to three years.

The ceremony was held at the Chateau Laurier where the Minister of State for...

Posted On: Friday, May 8, 2009

Angels and Demons - The Science Revealed

The movie Angels and Demons, directed by Ron Howard and based on the bestselling novel by Dan Brown, is set to hit theaters in May 2009. The plot revolves around a canister of antimatter "a thousand times more powerful than nuclear energy", stolen from the international particle...

Posted On: Thursday, April 30, 2009

It is my pleasure to tell  you about the Carleton University graduate student awards that have recently been won by our students.  These are awards that are open to a large section of the Carleton community and so they represent a community wide recognition of our student's achievements.

Our award winners are:

Tyler Dumouchel - Wylda Blanche McDermid Holbein Memorial Scholarship...

Posted On: Friday, March 13, 2009
Posted On: Monday, December 15, 2008

7:30 p.m.

2000 Bell Theatre, Minto Centre

Carleton University

Rolf-Dieter Heuer has been designated as the next Director General of...

Posted On: Tuesday, November 4, 2008


Success at ATLAS

September 10th was an international day of celebration, as the largest physics...

Posted On: Wednesday, September 10, 2008