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Thu, 2014-10-30 10:13
Three major proposals from the Department of Physics & Astronomy are funded by the BC Knowledge Development Fund (...
Fri, 2014-10-10 09:18
Engineering Physics student Afshin Haidari-Khabbaz was recently awarded the Tim Mott Electronic Arts Scholarship....
Mon, 2014-09-15 23:00
PHAS Astronomer Dr. Harvey Richer has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Congratulations Harvey!...
Fri, 2014-08-22 11:08
We are saddened by the news that Prof. Karl Erdman, a long-time member of the PHAS faculty, passed away on August 11th...
Wed, 2014-08-13 11:34
(Report by Dr. Andrzej Kotlicki) The 45th International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) was held from July 12th to 21st in...
Final PhD Oral Examination (Thesis Title: “Structured Quantitative Inquiry Labs: Developing Critical Thinking in the Introductory Physics Laboratory”)
Wed, 2014-11-26 12:30
ABSTRACT: Many undergraduate labs engage students in experimentation without developing critical thinking or...
Sean Stotyn, UBC
Wed, 2014-11-26 13:00
It is well-known that the spacetime very near a degenerate horizon - known as the near horizon geometry (NHG) - has an...
Peter Palffy-Muhoray, Kent State University
Thu, 2014-11-27 16:00
Liquid crystals, discovered some 125 years ago, are orientationally ordered soft materials. Although they have received...
Condensed Matter Seminars
Jonathon Kemper, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, University of Florida
Mon, 2014-12-01 12:00
I will discuss specific heat measurements on three families of hole-doped cuprate superconductors, including YBa2Cu3O6+...
Mon, 2014-12-01 16:00