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Posted On: Monday, December 15, 2008

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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

The Toronto Star’s online edition of June 15, 2008 featured an article by Peter Calamai describing LeeAnn Janissen’s talk at the CAP Congress. The link to the article is     


Posted On: Sunday, June 15, 2008

The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa has announced funding to establish the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Medical Foundation and Dr. Kanta Marwah Scholarship in Medical Physics at Carleton University.  Carleton will provide matching funding to establish the $100,000 endowment.

“Medical physics research at Carleton University is critical to developing solutions to human health issues, ranging from diagnosing and understanding diseases to...

Posted On: Monday, May 26, 2008

A Carleton University team has spent years slowly, carefully, ingeniously crafting pieces needed for a project that aims to solve the biggest mystery of the universe ...

Tom Spears, The Ottawa Citizen

Published: Tuesday, May 20, 2008

The search for a type of matter that humans have never seen before begins in a concrete room at Carleton University, a bit messy with runaway bolts and...

Posted On: Tuesday, May 20, 2008

What would a hospital be without an X-ray department or an MRI scanner?

Or, imagine that radiation treatment was unavailable to patients with cancer. These technologies seem standard today, yet a few generations ago, they didn't even exist. Even X rays were only discovered a little over a century ago. Medical imaging and radiotherapy are the fruit of physicists' labours on medical applications. Today the pace continues, and is increasing.

Join Dr. Paul Johns on...

Posted On: Thursday, May 8, 2008

Postdoctoral research fellow Rowan Thomson is on a watch list.  She’s not in trouble.  Rather, Chatelaine magazine has declared her one of its “80 amazing Canadian women to watch” for her research in medical physics. 

“I am very excited to apply my knowledge of physics to solving problems related to human health and improving cancer treatments,” says Thomson. 

Thomson, a research fellow in the ...

Posted On: Thursday, April 24, 2008