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By Marlene Orton
Photos by Luther Caverly

Nobel laureate and French philosopher Albert Camus once wrote that “you will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”

Any particle physicist would beg to differ and that is certainly true for one Carleton University scientist: Manuella Vincter. Vincter’s credentials take up plenty of space. For example, she was deeply immersed in the...

Posted On: Monday, November 9, 2015

Ottawa – The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Collaboration, including members from Carleton University, have shared the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.

The award was presented by the Breakthrough Prize Foundation “for the fundamental discovery of neutrino oscillations, revealing a new frontier beyond, and possibly far beyond, the standard model of particle physics.”

Posted On: Monday, November 9, 2015


When Arthur B. McDonald was named co-winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics last week, the Queen’s University professor emeritus was quick to say that he shares the award with many colleagues, including...

Posted On: Thursday, November 5, 2015


On Saturday October 31st, the Physics Department presented the first Physics show 2015.  The show was presented to the general public with at least 30 experiements and demonstrations on display.  About 120 people of various ages attended the...

Posted On: Tuesday, November 3, 2015

From Oct. 22nd to 25th, five Carleton Physics students attended the 2015 Canadian Undergraduate Physics Conference (CUPC) hosted by ...

Posted On: Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Dr. Rowan Thomson will be able to delve deeper into these topics, thanks to funding from the Early Researcher Award (ERA) – where each recipient will receive $100,000 from the province towards a total project of $190,000.


Posted On: Friday, October 30, 2015

The Chaim Centre Presents

The Global Cancer Burden: Necessity is the Mother of Prevention


Posted On: Friday, October 23, 2015


The Physics Department is currently recruiting teaching assistants for some of the first year courses in the Winter term. If you are currently a Carleton...

Posted On: Tuesday, October 13, 2015


If you are interested in applying for the Laboratory Supervisor Positions for Winter 2016 in the Department of Physics, please refer to the link below.

Posted On: Friday, October 9, 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Arthur McDonald and all the people who worked on the SNO Experiment.


Please refer to the link below for the full article.

Posted On: Wednesday, October 7, 2015


If you are interested in applying for the Postdoctoral Fellow position currently available with Carleton University, ATLAS Group in the Department of PHysics, please refer to the link below.

Posted On: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The Department of Physics is seeking qualified Contract Instructors for the Winter 2016 Academic Year. For more information, please refer to the link below:


Posted On: Thursday, August 6, 2015

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 2015 Fall term.

Required Qualifications
Candidates should have at least successfully completed a BSc degree in Physics or...

Posted On: Thursday, July 9, 2015


Carleton Helping to Unlock Secrets of the Universe

By Dan Rubinstein

As the enormous particle accelerator just outside Geneva, Switzerland, came back to life this month after a planned two-year shutdown, Carleton University physicist Manuella Vincter was spending a few shifts in the control room.

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which is buried...

Posted On: Thursday, June 25, 2015


If you are interested in applying for the Postdoctoral Researcher position currently available in the Carleton Laboratory for Radiotherapy Physics, please refer to the link below.

Post-Doc-Fellow for Radiotherapy Physics

Posted On: Wednesday, June 17, 2015