On April 6, 2015, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the Government of Canada’s intention to provide significant support for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) which will be built in Hawaii, at the summit of the Mauna Kea site. The funding commitment is up to $243.5…
On March 24, 2015, Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President and Provost announced: Dr. Michael Reid wins inaugural UofT Early Career Teaching Award recognizing him for exceptional commitment to student learning, pedagogical engagement and teaching innovation. Congratulations, Mike!
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…