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Nov 25, 2013

New Physics Startup in Quantum Security

The company is called QKD Corp. and is based on the theory research of Dr Weedbrook and the experimental work of Dr Xing.
Climate tracking experiment celebrates 10 years Nov 07, 2013

Climate tracking experiment celebrates 10 years

Scientists, industry and government representatives gathered at the University of Toronto recently for the 10-year anniversary of the successful Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment known as ACE.
Water impurities key to an icicle’s ripples Oct 10, 2013

Water impurities key to an icicle’s ripples

A group of physicists from Canada have been growing their own icicles in a lab in the hope of solving a mystery that has, up until now, continued to puzzle scientists.
Sep 03, 2013

Quantum Cryptography Is Safe Again

In theory, so-called quantum cryptography provides a totally secure way of sending information. In practice, maybe not. But now physicists have demonstrated how to close a technological loophole that could have left secrets open to eavesdroppers.
Project directed by Professor Kenneth Burch to receive CREATE funding. Aug 15, 2013

Project directed by Professor Kenneth Burch to receive CREATE funding.

Hundreds of U of T students and postdoctoral fellows will benefit from $6.6 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council’s CREATE program, which trains the next generation of researchers to tackle Canada’s most pressing scientific challenges.
Toronto researchers part of international team that caught neutrinos in the act Jul 23, 2013

Toronto researchers part of international team that caught neutrinos in the act

TRIUMF, a Canadian laboratory for nuclear and particle physics that works in partnership with York University and University of Toronto, announced a new breakthrough in understanding neutrinos -- nature's most elusive particles.
Pioneering physicist Richard Peltier wins Killam Prize Apr 05, 2013

Pioneering physicist Richard Peltier wins Killam Prize

University of Toronto physicist Dick Peltier is the winner of one of five 2013 Killam Prizes, given in honour of his career achievement in science.
Feb 21, 2013

Two outstanding staff awards in Physics

We are pleased to learn that two members of the Department have been selected this year as recipients of Dean’s Outstanding Staff awards.
Pierre Savard “Scientist of the Year 2012” named by Radio Canada Jan 23, 2013

Pierre Savard “Scientist of the Year 2012” named by Radio Canada

University of Toronto physicist Pierre Savard has been named Radio-Canada’s 2012 Scientist of the Year for his remarkable contribution, along with other Canadian scientists on the ATLAS experiment team, to the discovery of the Higgs boson particle in July of 2012.
Prof. Kim Strong to Direct New School of the Environment Jan 15, 2013

Prof. Kim Strong to Direct New School of the Environment

The School of the Environment was established in July 2012 to leverage the enormous breadth and depth of environmental teaching and research expertise within the Faculty of Arts & Science.
University of Toronto plays key role in Higgs boson discovery Jul 04, 2012

University of Toronto plays key role in Higgs boson discovery

On July 4th, scientists are expected to announce the existence of the Higgs boson, after years of research at the $10-billion Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

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New Physics Startup in Quantum Security
The company is called QKD Corp. and is based on the theory research of Dr Weedbrook and the experimental work of Dr Xing.
Climate tracking experiment celebrates 10 years
Scientists, industry and government representatives gathered at the University of Toronto recently for the 10-year anniversary of the successful Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment known as ACE.
Water impurities key to an icicle’s ripples
A group of physicists from Canada have been growing their own icicles in a lab in the hope of solving a mystery that has, up until now, continued to puzzle scientists.
Quantum Cryptography Is Safe Again
In theory, so-called quantum cryptography provides a totally secure way of sending information. In practice, maybe not. But now physicists have demonstrated how to close a technological loophole that could have left secrets open to eavesdroppers.
Project directed by Professor Kenneth Burch to receive CREATE funding.
Hundreds of U of T students and postdoctoral fellows will benefit from $6.6 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council’s CREATE program, which trains the next generation of researchers to tackle Canada’s most pressing scientific challenges.
Toronto researchers part of international team that caught neutrinos in the act
TRIUMF, a Canadian laboratory for nuclear and particle physics that works in partnership with York University and University of Toronto, announced a new breakthrough in understanding neutrinos -- nature's most elusive particles.
UofT students take 3 top ten placements for the CAP University Prize Exam
 
Pioneering physicist Richard Peltier wins Killam Prize
University of Toronto physicist Dick Peltier is the winner of one of five 2013 Killam Prizes, given in honour of his career achievement in science.
Two outstanding staff awards in Physics
We are pleased to learn that two members of the Department have been selected this year as recipients of Dean’s Outstanding Staff awards.
Pierre Savard “Scientist of the Year 2012” named by Radio Canada
University of Toronto physicist Pierre Savard has been named Radio-Canada’s 2012 Scientist of the Year for his remarkable contribution, along with other Canadian scientists on the ATLAS experiment team, to the discovery of the Higgs boson particle in July of 2012.
Prof. Kim Strong to Direct New School of the Environment
The School of the Environment was established in July 2012 to leverage the enormous breadth and depth of environmental teaching and research expertise within the Faculty of Arts & Science.
New American Physical Society Fellows
 
University of Toronto plays key role in Higgs boson discovery
On July 4th, scientists are expected to announce the existence of the Higgs boson, after years of research at the $10-billion Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research.
Prof. Joshua Milstein to receive Connaught New Researcher Award
 
The 2012 CAP Medal for Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Physics is awarded to Dr. David Harrison
 
U of T-led Research Team Discovers New Quantum Encryption Method to Foil Hackers
 
UofT students take top 3 spots on CAP prize exam!
 
Dick Peltier leads the pack with the Herzberg Gold Medal
 
Dr Kenneth Burch awarded the 2012 Lee Osheroff Richardson North American Science Prize.
 
Laser Cooling Tuned to the UV
 
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