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David Dunlop Awarded the 2021 AGU Union John Adam Fleming Medal
The 60,000 member American Geophysical Union (AGU) this week announced its medals and awards honoring excellence in scientific research, education, communication, and outreach.
Sept. 17, 2021
by UT Physics
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U of T researchers develop new quantum 'fingerprinting' protocol to improve information exchange
Suppose you and your cousin are about to inherit some money and you each have a version of the will on your computer.
Sept. 1, 2021
by UT Physics
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Paul Kushner, awarded Patterson Medal for distinguished service to meteorology in Canada
Paul Kushner, a professor of atmospheric physics in the Faculty of Arts & Science’s Department of Physics, has been awarded the 2019 Patterson Medal Award for Distinguished Service to Meteorology in Canada.
March 15, 2021
by UT Physics
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Professor James R. Drummond Recipient of the 2020 J.H. Chapman Award of Excellence
For his remarkable contribution to the advancement of the Canadian Space Program and a lifetime of achievement in space science and technology.
March 10, 2021
by UT Physics
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Professor James R. Drummond receives the 2020 CASI Alouette Award
U of T Physics Professor Emeritus James R. Drummond is the recipient of the 2020 Alouette Award from the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI).
Jan. 18, 2021
by UT Physics
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Professor Miriam Diamond recipient of John Charles Polanyi Prize
The 2020 Polanyi Prize in Physics was awarded to Dr. Miriam Diamond from the Department of Physics for her new insights into dark matter and the nature of the universe.
Dec. 17, 2020
by UT Physics
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Professor Hae-Young Kee among the Fall 2020 Canada Research Chair Recipients
On December 16, 2020, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced that the Government of Canada is investing approximately $195 million to support 259 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 47 institutions across Canada.
Dec. 17, 2020
by UT Physics
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Musical Renditions of Milky Way Observations
On September 22, 2020, NASA's Chandra X-ray Center released musical renditions, or sonifications of the Milky Way that were created by U of T Physics' Matt Russo and a colleague.
Oct. 26, 2020
by UT Physics
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“Adventures in Research” with Professor Josh Milstein
Professor Josh Milstein featured on View to the U: An eye on UTM Research
Oct. 14, 2020
by UT Physics
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Professor Arun Paramekanti elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
Department of Physics Professor Arun Paramekanti 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 Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP).
Oct. 6, 2020
by UT Physics
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