April 1, 2016
McMaster’s Dr. Ralph Pudritz, Astronomy Professor and founder of the Origins Institute, was recently honoured with the CASCA Executive Award. The biennual award celebrated his work and achievements as chair of the Long Range Planning Panel, including the development of their highly influential LRP2000 report “The Origins of Structure in the Universe” a visionary long range plan designed to bring a unified vision and focus to the efforts of the Canadian astronomical community. The award also recognizes the Dr. Pudritz’s service in the development of the Origins Institute at McMaster, a unique Endeavour with a multidisciplinary focus of biology, mathematics, physics and astrophysics.
Congratulations to Ralph on this well deserved achievement!
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