P&A Awards

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Anima Sharma wins 1st prize for the best student presentation at the annual Winter Nuclear and Particle Physics Conference

PhD student Anima Sharma, working with Gerald Gwinner in Physics & Astronomy, has won first prize for best student presentation at the annual Canadian Winter Nuclear and Particle Physics Conference for her talk “Towards Atomic Parity Violation in Francium”. It was her first conference presentation as a graduate student.


Congratulations to Multi-Award Winner Gabrielle Fontaine

Congratulations to Gabrielle Fontaine who took home an incredible set of four awards from the Canadian Undergraduate Physics Conference (CUPC), These included Best Overall Student Oral Presentation, Best Student Oral Presentation in Medical Physics, the CEWIP Best Student Poster Presentation Award, and Second Place Overall Student Poster Presentation. A copy of her award winning poster can...


Congratulations to Mainak Singha!

Congratulations to Physics and Astronomy Graduate Student Mainak Singha who has been awarded the Faculty of Science Cangene Award!


Congratulations to Undergraduate Poster Prize Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of our students who participated in the 2019 Undergraduate Research Award  poster competition. Representing Physics and Astronomy Nils Refvik won first place in the Natural Sciences category, while in the Applied Sciences category Jordan Krenkevich took home the first place prize! Representing the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Physics...


Congratulations to Sakib Rahman

Congratulations to Physics PhD student Sakib Rahman for winning the Dean of Graduate Studies Student Achievement Award for the 2019-2020 academic year. Sakib carries out research in parity violation electron scattering at Jefferson Lab, and has been active in student governance as the President of the Bangladeshi Students’ Association and as University of Manitoba Graduate...


Can-Ming Hu Elected APS Fellow

Congratulations to Professor Can-Ming Hu for being elected as a fellow of the American Physical Society. Prof. Hu has been elected “For outstanding contributions to the fields of cavity spintronics and cavity magnonics, and for significant contributions to the development of electrical methods for studying magnetization dynamics.”


Congratulations to our 2019 3MT competitors. 

  Wolfgang Klassen and Tyson Reimer gave excellent presentations in a highly competitive 3MT heat yesterday afternoon. Special congratulations to Wolfgang who earned a place in the 3MT finals which will take place on March 18 @ 7pm in the Robert B. Schultz Lecture Theatre at St. John’s College.


Faculty Outreach Awards

Congratulations to Ruth Cameron and Danielle Pahud for winning Community Engagement Awards that recognize efforts bringing Physics and Astronomy beyond the borders of the University!


3MT Finalist Kyla Smith

Watch Kyla Smith’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) presentation to learn more about her ground-breaking work towards a better magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine. Can we build a better MRI?


Awards at MMC 2018

Congratulations to Igor Proskurin and Paul Hyde who received honourable mentions in the postdoctoral fellow and PhD poster categories at MMC 2018.