Department News

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...
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Upcoming Events

Department Colloquia
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+...
Astronomy Colloquia
Rachel Friesen (Dunlap Institute)
Mon, 2014-12-01 15:30
Most stars in our galaxy do not form in isolation. Instead, stars are born in groups and clusters embedded within...
Condensed Matter Seminars
Yehuda Dinaii, Weizmann Institute
Thu, 2014-12-04 14:00
In this talk I will discuss the phenomena of dephasing and phase lapses as they occur in two setups operating in the...
Condensed Matter Seminars
Andrew Keller, Stanford University
Fri, 2014-12-05 10:00
Quantum impurity models, which describe how a local degree of freedom interacts with a continuum, are central to...
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