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Professor Dick Peltier is the 2019 Recipient of the IUGG Gold Medal
Professor Dick Peltier is the 2019 Recipient of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) Gold Medal
Feb. 5, 2019
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Professor Pekka Sinervo Named to the Order of Canada
Pekka Sinervo was named to the Order of Canada for his contributions to particle physics and for his groundbreaking research in the study of heavier quarks.
Jan. 10, 2019
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Department of Physics Professor Hae-Young Kee has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
Department of Physics Professor Hae-Young Kee has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) by the APS Council of Representatives at its September meeting upon the recommendation of the APS Division of APS Division of Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP).
Oct. 15, 2018
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2018 Nobel Prize in Physics
Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in Physics. This includes Canadian Donna Strickland, the first woman to win the prize in 55 years! Professor Strickland won for work which came from her very first professional research publication, as a graduate student in the 1980s.
Oct. 2, 2018
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Department of Physics Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
Department of Physics Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) by the APS Council of Representatives at its September meeting upon the recommendation of the APS Division of Quantum Information (DQI).
Sept. 25, 2018
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Killam Research Fellowship Awarded to Prof. Yong-Baek Kim
Prof. Yong-Baek Kim of the Department of Physics has been awarded a Killam Research Fellowship from the Canada Council of the Arts.
May 9, 2018
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Amar Vutha - Recipient of the 2018 Sloan Fellowship
The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. The 2018 Sloan Research Fellows will receive fellowships in the amount of $65,000.
Feb. 16, 2018
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Professor Sajeev John Appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada
Jan. 5, 2018
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Luyi Yang named Canada Research Chair in Ultrafast Dynamics of Quantum Materials
Twenty U of T scholars, whose expertise ranges from the neural basis of music recognition to Indigenous methodologies, were named new Canada Research Chairs by the federal government this fall.
Nov. 14, 2017
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The 2017 CAP/DCMMP Brockhouse Medal is awarded to Yong-Baek Kim
The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) is pleased to announce that the 2017 CAP/DCMMP Brockhouse Medal is awarded to Yong Baek Kim, University of Toronto, for his leading work on the effects of large spin-orbit coupling on exotic ground states in geometrically frustrated and highly correlated quantum materials.
May 1, 2017
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