On January 20, 2015, Chair, Howard Yee, announced: The Award committee of the RASC (Royal Astronomical Society of Canada) has appointed John to be a Fellow of the RASC. This is extremely well deserved, as John has supported the activities of the RASC in many…
Professor emeritus Christine Clement has won the 2014 Arbor Award from the University of Toronto for her loyalty, dedication and generosity which have added immeasurably to the quality of the experience for students, faculty, staff and alumni. Congratulations, Christine!
Ph.D Student Lisa Esteves won two major fellowships (2014): Walter C. Sumner Fellowship and Lachlan Gilchrist Fellowship. Congratulations, Lisa!
2014 CASCA election results were announced on June 11, 2014, and Bob is elected as the new vice-president for CASCA. Congratulations, Bob!
2013 – 2014 Yen Award is given to Stephen Ro for his work on modelling shocks in supernova explosions, and to Dan Taranu for his n-body simulation work to investigate the fundamental plane and other properties of elliptical galaxies arising from mergers of group galaxies….
Ray has been named the winner of the Outstanding General Audience Book Award for the CSWA (Canadian Science Writers Association) Science in Society Book Award. Congratulations!
Professor Ray Jayawardhana has been named a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for 2014. Congratulations, Ray!
Chair Howard Yee announced on April 7, 2014: The 2013-14 Fieldus Award goes to Kelly Lepo for her leadership, exemplified by her role as president for GASA, and outstanding contributions to education and public outreach, which included giving many public talks, participating in the summer…
Ph.D student Andrey Vayner wins the 2013 RASC Gold Medal of The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto Centre. Congratulations, Andrey!
Professor Peter Martin Wins CASCA 2014 Executive Award for Outstanding Service which is given in alternate years by CASCA “to an individual who has made sustained contributions in service that have strengthened the Canadian astronomical community and enhanced its impact regionally, nationally and/or internationally.” Congratulations,…