News archive - May 2010

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Patrick McVeigh awarded Vanier Scholarship

Patrick McVeigh was recently awarded a prestigious Vanier Scholarship. Patrick was a student in the department of Physics and Astronomy from 2003 to 2008. He worked with Professor Forrest for a co-op term and for his 437 A/B projects. He work led to the publication "Influence of nanoparticle size on the pH dependent structure of adsorbed proteins studied with quantitative localized surface plasmon spectroscopy" published in the European Physical Journal E: Soft Matter in October 2009. Patrick is now in the combined PhD/MD program at the University of Toronto.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Vanier Canada graduate scholarship

On Thursday, May 13, the federal Minister of Industry officially announced the 2010 recipients of Canada’s highest honor for doctoral students, each chosen as a result of their demonstrated leadership skill and high standard of scholarly achievement. Stephen Inglis, a M.Sc. candidate in the Quantum Matters group, was recognized for his work on "Advanced simulation techniques for exploring exotic phases of quantum matter."

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Physics & Astronomy at 2010 Science Rendezvous

The Department of Physics & Astronomy participated in 2010 Science Rendezvous. The local events were highlighted in The Record.

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