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Dr. Howard K. C. Yee is the recipient of the 2020 Beals Award.

02.03.2020

Congratulations to Howard for the Beals Award! Howard has played many important roles in Canadian astronomy. When Howard started there was almost no extragalactic astronomy, let alone observational cosmology in Canada. He brought the experience and rigor of Caltech observing to CFHT which led to…

Prof. Renée Hložek named as a 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

12.02.2020

Prof Renée Hložek, who this morning was named as a 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow. The Sloan Fellowships are one of the most prestigious awards in North American academia; since 1955, this program has sought to stimulate fundamental research by recognising early-career scientists and…

Prof. Maria Drout wins 2019 Polanyi Prize in Physics

04.02.2020

Prof. Maria Drout Wins 2019 Polanyi Prize in Physics The prestigious prizes are awarded in honour of Ontario’s Nobel Prize winner John C. Polanyi to recognize early career researchers (4.5 years of PhD) in the Nobel prize categories. Congratulations, Maria!

Natalie Price-Jones has won the 2019 Fieldus award!

04.12.2019

Natalie Price-Jones has won the Fieldus award this year. She has a demonstrated commitment to research excellence and went above and beyond in her TA work. She helped organize Astro Tours and was the master of the 3D printer. She served as co-President of GASA…

Niloufar Afsariardchi and Sasha Kostenko Won 2019-20 Yen Awards

15.10.2019

The Jui Lin (Allen) Yen Award is to recognize students for research excellence. The winners are based on the novelty and the breadth of the science in their papers. Ph.D students, Niloufar Afsariardchi and Sasha Kostenko are this year’s winners. Congratulations!  

Renee Hlozek on her appointment as a CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar!

05.09.2019

Congratulations to Renee Hlozek on her appointment as a CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar! https://www.cifar.ca/research/global-scholars The Azrieli Globar Scholar is recognition and support for a young emerging leader. Renee will join the Gravity and Extreme Universe program of CIFAR.