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07
May 2021
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
online event
Juan Collar
Particle physics in the sub-keV regime
07
May 2021
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
online event
Subir Sachdev
Fermi surfaces large and small: how electrons avoid each other and conduct electricity
06
May 2021
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
online event
Subir Sachdev
A simple model of many-particle entanglement: how it describes black holes and superconductors
06
May 2021
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
online event
Juan Collar
Nuclear recoils: little things that go bump in the dark
16
Mar 2021
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Zoom
Professor A.W. Peet
Physics Lecture Series
My journey as a theoretical physicist: black holes, quantum information, gender, and disability. Speaker: Professor A.W. Peet
24
Feb 2021
4:10 p.m. - 6 p.m.
online event
Ron Kwok
Arctic sea ice thickness: From submarine sonars to satellite photon-counting altimeters
Alongside the widely reported decline in Arctic ice extent, there have also been dramatic losses in sea ice thickness and volume.
08
Jan 2021
11 a.m. - noon
Zoom
Amar Vutha
Undergraduate research opportunities: yes, you can!
30
Nov 2020
4 p.m.
Zoom webinar (will be emailed to those registered)
Christopher Monroe
Quantum Computers – Spooky but Powerful (The Martin Lecture in Physics)
13
Oct 2020
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
online event
Information session on applying for physics graduate programs
19
Jun 2020
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
TBA
Robert Fajber
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.
27
Nov 2019
8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Universityof Toronto, 7Hart House Circle, 2ndFloor
Various speakers
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.
25
Sep 2019
11 a.m. - noon
60 St. George Street, Room MP408
Claude Fabre
Generation of Gaussian and non-Gaussian multimode entangled states of light for applications to Quantum Information Processing
29
Mar 2019
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
MP110
Ruxandra Serbanescu
Students' Attitudes towards Experimental Physics: Survey Results (PHY224H1F 2018)
23
Nov 2018
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
MP 110
Natalia Krasnopolskaia and Brian Wilson
Electronic Papers and Online Grading
Physics Education Group meeting
19
Oct 2018
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
MP110
David Harrison
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).
30
Sep 2018
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Isabel Bader Theatre **NEW LOCATION 93 Charles Street West Toronto, ON, M5S 2C7 Canada
Janet Rossant, Mark Lautens, Robin Marjoribanks, Bryan Koivisto (moderator)
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.
05
Sep 2018
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
TBA
PhySU Ice Cream Sale
25
May 2018
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
MP 110
Bei Cai
Applying backward design strategy to redesign physics undergraduate lab courses at Queen's
01
May 2018
4:10 p.m. - 5 p.m.
MP102
Dr. Essam Heggy
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?
17
Aug 2017
4:10 p.m. - 5 p.m.
MP 102
Ramon Ramos
How long does a particle take to tunnel?
03
Aug 2017
4:10 p.m. - 5 p.m.
MP 102
Nelson Liu
Chemistry in Action: Making Molecular Movies with Ultrafast Electron Diffraction
13
Jul 2017
4:10 p.m. - 5 p.m.
MP 102
Dan Weaver
Science advocacy in Canada: What is the role of evidence and scientists in a democracy?
29
Jun 2017
4:10 p.m. - 5 p.m.
MP 102
Christopher Luciuk
Making "Contact" with Ultracold Atom Experiments
22
Jun 2017
4:10 p.m. - 5 p.m.
MP 102
Madeleine Bonsma
The CRISPR-Cas System: A Window into the Microbial World
15
Jun 2017
4:10 p.m. - 5 p.m.
MP 102
Aharon Brodutch
Ignorance is strength: Quantum measurements in a non-local world

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