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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.

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Congratulations to Sakib Rahman on the 2020 Emerging Leader Award!

Sakib is a student in the University of Manitoba Department of Physics and Astronomy, pursuing a PhD in Particle Physics. His research focus is on simulation and data analysis for high-precision parity-violating electron scattering experiments at the Thomas Jefferson National Laboratory in Virginia, USA; that aim to test the limits of theoretical nuclear structure models...

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“Pre-selected optimist”: How hard work and determination led Dr. Michael Landry to some heavenly discoveries

JANUARY 23, 2018 — It’s been said that if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. Dr. Michael Landry [PhD/00] is a testament to the truth of that concept. Current Director of the LIGO Hanford Observatory in Richland, Washington, Landry still thrills to the memory of the two most exciting discoveries...