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December 2, 2016

Congratulations to Prof. Christine Wilson who was awarded a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Extragalactic Star Formation.  You can read about the announcement on today’s Daily News (McMaster Daily News Article) .

November 21, 2016

rts and Science undergrad Matthew Jordan has been named one of only two Rhode Scholars in Ontario. Matthew has taken many math and physics courses during his degree and plans to complete a PhD in mathematical physics at Oxford beginning next Fall. The Rhodes Schaorship will provide support for Matthew's studies at Oxford. Congratulations Matthew!

See the full story on the Daily Newshere.

October 19, 2016

A heartfelt congratulations to all 20 undergraduates who attended the 2016 Canadian Undergraduate Physics Conference at Dalhousie this past weekend. Once again, our undergraduates put tremendous effort into their reserach talks and poster and their hard work has paid off. A number of our students walked away with awards.

McMaster students swept both the Astrophysics and Soft Condensed Matter/Biophysics category:

Astro:
1st - Michael Radica
2nd - Jen Scora
3rd - Jonathan Panuelos

Biophysics/Soft Condensed:
1st - Alex Dhaliwal
2nd (tie) - Kate Charlesworth, Adree Khondker

In the Quantum Condensed category:
1st - Cissy Suen

And lastly, in the posters:
1st - Alina Barnett
3rd - Kieran Doyle-Davis

Congratulations to all participants and winners!

June 17, 2016 (1 of 2)

Congrats to Lauren Smith on winning Validictorian at the spring convocation! Lauren is an iSci and physics grad and when asked by the Daily News, "What was the most important lesson you've learned so far?", Lauren replied, "That (almost) anything can be solved by using a Taylor series expansion." Ha! It's funny 'cause it's true. Check out the rest of Lauren's interview here: http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/…/meet-this-afternoons-scienc…/

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June 17, 2016 (2 of 2)

Congrats to the 2016 graduating class! Special congrats to iSci and Physics graduate Aaron Goldberg who was awarded the Governor General's Academic Medal for obtaining the highest standing throughout the program. 

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Department of Physics & Astronomy,
McMaster University

ABB-241
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4M1

Contact Information

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+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.24559
Fax:
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Email Inquiries:
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McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

Department of Physics & Astronomy,
McMaster University

ABB-241
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4M1

Contact Information

Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.24558
Fax:
(905) 546-1252
Email Inquiries:
physics@mcmaster.ca