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June 19, 2020
Understanding the Role of Latent Heating in the Heat and Mass Transport of the Global Atmospheric Circulation.
Departmental oral examinations are open to professorial staff only.
Nov. 27, 2019
Symposium on High Efficiency Photovoltaics
Solar electricity is a compelling sourceof sustainable energy considering the immense harvestable solar resource in relation tothe currentglobal energy consumption rate.
Sept. 25, 2019
Generation of Gaussian and non-Gaussian multimode entangled states of light for applications to Quantum Information Processing
March 29, 2019
Students' Attitudes towards Experimental Physics: Survey Results (PHY224H1F 2018)
Nov. 23, 2018
Electronic Papers and Online Grading
Physics Education Group meeting
Oct. 19, 2018
Personality types and student performance in an introductory physics course
For the past two years we have been collecting data on the personality type of students in our large introductory physics course for life science students (PHY131).
Sept. 30, 2018
Back to the Future: Yesterday’s Research brings Tomorrow’s Innovations
From stem cell therapy to self-driving cars, all modern technology and medical therapies have their roots in research from the past.
Sept. 5, 2018
PhySU Ice Cream Sale
May 25, 2018
Applying backward design strategy to redesign physics undergraduate lab courses at Queen's
May 1, 2018
Exploring Volatiles on Planetary Surfaces Using Radar Observations
Water on Mars, on Jupiter Icy Moons, on Asteroids and perhaps even more water on more bodies of our solar system — Are water and life unique to Earth?
Aug. 3, 2017
Chemistry in Action: Making Molecular Movies with Ultrafast Electron Diffraction
Aug. 17, 2017
How long does a particle take to tunnel?
June 22, 2017
The CRISPR-Cas System: A Window into the Microbial World
June 29, 2017
Making "Contact" with Ultracold Atom Experiments
June 8, 2017
Topology, Physics and Entanglement
June 15, 2017
Ignorance is strength: Quantum measurements in a non-local world
July 13, 2017
Science advocacy in Canada: What is the role of evidence and scientists in a democracy?
April 10, 2017
Steady stratified flow over ridges: the hydraulic regime
March 20, 2017
Bridging Scales in Weather and Climate Models with Adaptive Mesh Refinement Techniques
Feb. 16, 2017
Listening to black hole swan song: A new window for observational astronomy
Jan. 19, 2017
Nanotechnology for Massively-Parallel, Multi-Physical Interrogation of Brain Activity
Although our understanding of the properties of individual neurons and their role in brain computations has advanced significantly over the past several decades, we are still far from elucidating how complex assemblies of neurons – that is, brain circuits – interact to process information.
Nov. 21, 2016
Dark Photon Searches in ATLAS
July 7, 2016
Quirky Quarks: A Cartoon Guide to the Fascinating Realm of Physics
June 23, 2016
Everything you wanted to know about the polar vortex but were too afraid to ask
Aug. 18, 2016
Spin liquids: exotic quantum magnets
June 16, 2016
Ecological niche overlap and how it affects the coexistence of competing species
April 20, 2016
Thermal Electric Generator Energy Harvesting Research at NASA-JPL – Where We Are Now & Where Can We Go
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Feb. 1, 2016
Fourier Transform Spectroscopy for atmospheric research and operational use; a historical perspective
Jan. 15, 2016
NuPrism: A New Approach for Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering Measurements
Jan. 29, 2015
First Results from Dragonfly
Nov. 25, 2014
Workshop on the physics of double perovskite materials
Nov. 14, 2014
HEATER Seminar and CINS Keynote Speech: Olivier Delaire, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Phonon Scattering Mechanisms in Thermoelectrics
Nov. 20, 2014
Rosetta Hailstones
Nov. 4, 2014
Professional Development Workshop: Making Connections
Oct. 6, 2014
Professional Development Workshop: Establishing Your Career Identity
Oct. 8, 2014
Meeting the Global Energy Challenge: What Can we Learn From Nature?
Sept. 26, 2014
Rapid Climate Change during the Last Glacial Cycle
Sept. 26, 2014
A Transported Bromine Explosion Event in the Canadian High Arctic
Aug. 11, 2014
HEATER Seminar Series: Kefeng Cai, Tongji University
Research Progress in Polymer and Polymer Based Thermoelectric Materials
July 11, 2014
Thermoelectrics Summer School 2014
Thermoelectrics Summer School 2014 at the University of Toronto
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