Some good news: Maria Drout has been awarded a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair. Her official title will be “Canada Research Chair in Time-Domain and Multi-messenger Astrophysics”, which is just the coolest academic title ever in the history of academic titles! The University will press…
Congratulations to the many department and institute people on the CHIME team…. CHIME just won the 2020 Governor General’s Innovation Award! https://innovation.gg.ca/winner/chime
On July 1st, 2020, Professor Bryan Gaensler re-appointed to the 2nd term as the Director for Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics. Congratulations, Bryan!
On July 1st, 2020, Professor Bob Abraham assumes the position of Chair of the David A Dunlap Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics (DADDAA). In the mean time, Prof Kristen Menou is appointed as Associate Graduate Chair, while Prof Mike Reid as Associate Undergraduate Chair. Congratulations!
Congratulations to Luke Pratley, who has won the IAU 2019 Division B thesis prize for his dissertation “Radio Astronomy in the Big Data Era” ! Full details here: https://www.iau.org/news/announcements/detail/ann20022/
The President has written to the Dean accepting the recommendation that Jo Bovy be granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor, effective July 1. Congratulations Jo!
Congratulations to Emily Deibert on being recognized with the University of Toronto Alumni Association’s Graduate Award of Excellence! These awards are the highest honour of the University of Toronto. As we know, Emily excels in her research, her teaching as a TA, is an…
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…
Congratulations to Diana Valencia for winning an Early Research Award!