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Honours Thesis Presentations

Mon. Apr. 3, 2017 11:30 AM - Mon. Apr. 3, 2017 1:30 PM
11:15am - 11:30am - Mingle & Get Seated 11:30 - 11:55am - Michael Honke Supervisor: Chris Bidinosti Title: "A Highly Parallelized Bloch... Read More


Michael Woodside Colloquium

Mon. Mar. 20, 2017 12:30 PM - Mon. Mar. 20, 2017 1:20 PM
Michael Woodside, University of Alberta CAP speaker The Physics of Folding: Watching Structures Self-Assemble in Single Biological Molecules using... Read More


Danielle Pahud Colloquium

Fri. Mar. 10, 2017 12:30 PM - Fri. Mar. 10, 2017 1:20 PM
Danielle Pahud, Instructor, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Manitoba Stellar Winds : A Sun-centered historical... Read More


Don N. Page Colloquium

Thu. Feb. 16, 2017 4:00 PM - Thu. Feb. 16, 2017 5:00 PM
Anthropic Estimates for Many Parameters of Physics and Astronomy Old anthropic arguments gave two approximate power-law relationsbetween the... Read More


Peter Geltenbort Colloquium

Wed. Feb. 1, 2017 12:30 PM - Wed. Feb. 1, 2017 1:20 PM
Research with very cold and ultra-cold neutrons Due to their outstanding property to be storable and hence observable for long periods of time... Read More


John Walker Colloquium

Fri. Jan. 20, 2017 12:30 PM - Fri. Jan. 20, 2017 1:20 PM
John Walker, T2K Neutrino Masses Neutrinos are the lightest Standard Model particle, and among the least understood. The discovery of neutrino... Read More


Alex Nielsen Colloquium

Wed. Jan. 18, 2017 12:30 PM - Wed. Jan. 18, 2017 1:20 PM
Binary Black Hole Mergers in the first Advanced LIGO Observing Run The first observational run of the Advanced LIGO detectors saw the first... Read More


Physics Summer Student Talk

Mon. Jan. 16, 2017 12:30 PM - Mon. Jan. 16, 2017 1:20 PM
Our summer students of 2016 will be presenting the research projects they were working on over the summer. Come hear what they have to say and... Read More


Jon Ziprick Colloquium

Fri. Jan. 13, 2017 12:30 PM - Tue. Nov. 8, 2016 1:20 PM
Jon Ziprick was a former undergraduate and MSc student of the University of Winnipeg before completing his PhD at Perimeter Institute. Jon is now... Read More


Dr. Trevor J. Stocki Colloquium

Fri. Dec. 2, 2016 12:30 PM - Fri. Dec. 2, 2016 1:20 PM
Dr. Trevor J. Stocki Research Scientist/Adjunct Professor Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada/Carleton University From the 1960s Fallout to... Read More


Gabor Kunstatter Colloquium

Fri. Nov. 18, 2016 12:30 PM - Fri. Nov. 18, 2016 1:20 PM
Dr. Gabor Kunstatter, University of Winnipeg Black Holes, Firewalls and Exorcisms In February of 2016, the LIGO Scientific Collaboration announced... Read More


James Schellenberg Colloquium

Fri. Oct. 28, 2016 12:30 PM - Fri. Oct. 28, 2016 1:20 PM
James Schellenberg, Founder and CTO at Cubresa Inc. Making Meaning in the Startup The founder of local company Cubresa will speak and take... Read More


11th Annual Randy Kobes Undergraduate Science Student Poster Competition

Wed. Sep. 21, 2016 9:00 AM - Wed. Sep. 21, 2016 1:30 PM
The 11th Randy Kobes Undergraduate Poster Contest displays some of the excellent quality research by undergraduate students at The University of... Read More


Medical Physics Undergraduate Summer Student Symposium

Fri. Aug. 5, 2016 9:00 AM - Fri. Aug. 5, 2016 2:00 PM
On August 5, 2016 the University of Winnipeg will host the annual Medical Physics Undergraduate Summer Student Symposium. This year it will take... Read More


Jorma Louko Colloquium

Wed. Jun. 29, 2016 3:00 PM - Wed. Jun. 29, 2016 4:00 PM
The Winnipeg Institute for Theoretical Physics Presents a Colloquium with: Jorma LoukoUniversity of Nottingham Low Energy Lorentz Violation from... Read More


Dr. Art McDonald Public Lecture

Wed. Jun. 1, 2016 7:30 PM - Wed. Jun. 1, 2016 8:30 PM
The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory: Observing the Sun from 2km Underground We are excited and honoured to have Dr. Art McDonald, 2015 Nobel Prize... Read More


Dr. Michael Landry Colloquium

Thu. Apr. 7, 2016 3:00 PM - Thu. Apr. 7, 2016 4:00 PM
Dr. Michael Landry for the LIGO and Virgo Scientific CollaborationsLIGO Hanford Observatory/Caltech Observation of Gravitational Waves from a... Read More


2016 Honours Theses Talks

Mon. Apr. 4, 2016 2:15 PM - Mon. Apr. 4, 2016 3:45 PM
Student Presentations of Honours Theses Research Physics Honours students will each present their Honours Thesis work - the culmination of their... Read More


Laura Cobus Colloquium

Fri. Apr. 1, 2016 12:30 PM - Fri. Apr. 1, 2016 1:20 PM
Laura Cobus, University of Manitoba Time Reversal of Ultrasound: From Applied Imaging to Pure Physics Research The concept of time-reversal... Read More


Ruediger Picker Colloquium

Fri. Mar. 18, 2016 12:30 PM - Fri. Mar. 18, 2016 1:20 PM
Probing the Universe with Neutrons Ruediger Picker, Research Scientist at TRIUMF The knowledge of fundamental properties of the neutron helps us... Read More


Jeroen Stil Colloquium

Fri. Mar. 11, 2016 12:30 PM - Fri. Mar. 11, 2016 1:20 PM
Jeroen Stil, University of Calgary The New Radio Astronomy Radio astronomy is changing, as more observatories are outfitted with broad-band... Read More


Daniel Rickey Colloquium

Fri. Feb. 26, 2016 12:30 PM - Fri. Feb. 26, 2016 1:20 PM
Daniel RickeyImaging PhysicistCancerCare Manitoba Three-dimensional printing has increased in popularity over the past few years.  At... Read More


CAP Speaker: Prof. J. Michael Roney

Wed. Feb. 10, 2016 12:30 PM - Wed. Feb. 10, 2016 1:20 PM
Prof. J. Michael RoneyInstitute of Particle Physics, and University of Victoria Applying Quantum Entanglement to Search for New Physics at TeV... Read More


Colloquium - Dale Kellington

Fri. Feb. 5, 2016 12:30 PM - Fri. Feb. 5, 2016 1:20 PM
Dale KellingtonOrthopaedic Innovation Centre - OIC Precision Labs - Precision ADM Product Development Physics Cars, airplanes, medical devices, and... Read More


Summer Student Colloquium

Mon. Feb. 1, 2016 12:30 PM - Mon. Feb. 1, 2016 1:20 PM
Our summer students of 2015 will be presenting the research projects they were working on over the summer. Come hear what they have to say and... Read More


PUPSS Talk: Garth Huber

Fri. Jan. 29, 2016 12:30 PM - Fri. Jan. 29, 2016 1:20 PM
Deep Exclusive Meson Production: Studies of Underlying Quark-Gluon Structure at Jefferson Lab's Hall C One of the top 10 unsolved problems in... Read More


Colloquium: Dr. Can-Ming Hu

Fri. Jan. 22, 2016 12:30 PM - Fri. Jan. 22, 2016 1:20 PM
Dr. Can-Ming HuDepartment of Physics & Astronomy, University of Manitoba Title: Cavity Spintronics Abstract: The art of experimental Condensed... Read More


Graduate Research at the Frontiers of Physics & Astronomy

Fri. Nov. 27, 2015 3:00 PM - Fri. Nov. 27, 2015 4:45 PM
3:00pm - Caffeine, confections and congeniality3:30pm - Lectures commence4:45pm - Quaff, peck and ponder 1.  Sheryl Herrera Using... Read More


Colloquium: Thomas Linder, TRIUMF

Fri. Nov. 20, 2015 12:30 PM - Fri. Nov. 20, 2015 1:20 PM
Status of T2K and Planning for Hyper-Kamiokande In this talk I will briefly cover the current status of the T2K, before describing the proposed... Read More


Colloquium: Brad Cownden and Fady Shaker

Fri. Nov. 13, 2015 12:30 PM - Fri. Nov. 13, 2015 1:20 PM
Brad Cownden PhD Student, University of WinnipegSupervisor: Dr. Andrew Frey TITLE: To Infinity and Back: Modelling Black Hole Formation in Anti-de... Read More


Public Talk: Dr. Blair Jamieson

Fri. Oct. 30, 2015 12:30 PM - Fri. Oct. 30, 2015 1:30 PM
Dr. Blair Jamieson, University of Winnipeg Winnipeg connection to the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 was awarded... Read More


Colloquium - Dr. Jamie Ritch

Fri. Oct. 23, 2015 12:30 PM - Fri. Oct. 23, 2015 1:20 PM
Dr. Jamie Ritch, University of Winnipeg Ligands for Coordination Chemistry Incorporating Selenium Selenium has widespread applications in... Read More


Colloquium: Dr. Saurya Das

Fri. Oct. 2, 2015 12:30 PM - Fri. Oct. 2, 2015 1:30 PM
Dr. Saurya Das, University of Lethbridge Our Universe: the known, unknown and some speculations Our Universe is quite simple at scales larger than... Read More


Colloquium - Dr. Blair Jamieson

Fri. Sep. 25, 2015 12:30 PM - Fri. Sep. 25, 2015 1:20 PM
Dr. Blair Jamieson, University of Winnipeg Quantum Adventures with Neutrinos The neutrino was originally proposed by Pauli as a mass-less, weakly... Read More


10th Annual Randy Kobes Poster Competition

Wed. Sep. 16, 2015 9:00 AM - Wed. Sep. 16, 2015 1:00 PM
The Faculty of Science is proud to announce the 10th Annual Randy Kobes Poster Competition! Read More


Colloquium: Dr. Hideki Maeda

Fri. Jul. 17, 2015 3:30 PM - Fri. Jul. 17, 2015 4:30 PM
Dr. Hideki Maeda, Professor at Hokkai-Gakuen University in Sapporo, Japan All are welcome to join the Physics department on Friday, July 17th,... Read More


Physics Honours Students' Presentations of Theses

Mon. Apr. 6, 2015 2:00 PM - Mon. Apr. 6, 2015 5:00 PM
Student Presentations of Honours Theses Research Physics Honours students will each present their Honours Thesis work - the culmination of their... Read More


Graduate Research Talk

Fri. Mar. 27, 2015 3:30 PM - Fri. Mar. 27, 2015 4:30 PM
University of Manitoba Physics' Colloquium "Graduate Research at the Frontiers of Physics and Astronomy" Graduate Students in the... Read More


CAP Lecture Tour - Dr. Lindsay LeBlanc

Fri. Mar. 13, 2015 12:30 PM - Fri. Mar. 13, 2015 1:20 PM
Dr. Lindsay LeBlanc University of Alberta, Department of Physics Exploring the Secrets of Many-Particle Quantum Systems Using Laser-Cooled Quantum... Read More


Lecture of Interest - Probabilities from Lotteries to Polls

Fri. Feb. 27, 2015 12:30 PM - Fri. Feb. 27, 2015 1:30 PM
Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal University of Toronto, Department of Statistics From Lotteries to Polls to Monte Carlo This talk will use randomness and... Read More


Prairie Seminar Series - Dr. Doug Gingrich

Fri. Feb. 13, 2015 12:30 PM - Fri. Feb. 13, 2015 1:20 PM
Dr. Doug Gingrich University of Alberta, Department of Physics The Higgs Boson: Road to the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics The 2013 Nobel Prize in... Read More


3 Minute Thesis Competition - Vanessa Palmer

Wed. Feb. 11, 2015 12:30 PM - Wed. Feb. 11, 2015 2:30 PM
Vanessa Palmer (Co-supervisors: Drs. M. Martin and F. Lin) will compete in the 3 Minute Thesis Competition! Come out to show your support! Click... Read More


Prarie Seminar Series - Dr. Locke Spencer

Fri. Feb. 6, 2015 12:30 PM - Fri. Feb. 6, 2015 1:20 PM
Dr. Locke Spencer University of Lethbridge, Department of Physics & Astronomy The Far-Infrared Universe: From Star Formation to the Cosmic... Read More


Lecture of Interest - Psychology of Pseudoscience

Wed. Feb. 4, 2015 12:30 PM - Wed. Feb. 4, 2015 1:30 PM
The Psychology of Pseudoscience Dr. Clark is a cognitive psychologist interested in the fallibility of human thinking and the corrective nature of... Read More


Prairie Seminar Series - Dr. Andrew Yau

Fri. Jan. 23, 2015 12:30 PM - Fri. Jan. 23, 2015 1:30 PM
Dr. Andrew Yau University of Calgary, Department of Physics & Astronomy "Visualizing the Invisible in Space: CASSIOPE e-POP" The... Read More


Colloquium - Dr. Ross Stokke

Fri. Jan. 9, 2015 12:30 PM - Fri. Jan. 9, 2015 1:20 PM
Dr. Ross Stokke University of Winnipeg, Deptartment of Mathematics "The Banach-Tarski Paradox" Simply put, the Banach-Tarski paradox says... Read More


MSc Oral Exam - Paul Mikula

Tue. Dec. 16, 2014 10:00 AM - Tue. Dec. 16, 2014 11:00 AM
Paul Mikula (supervisor: Dr. Gabor Kunstatter, UWinnipeg Physics Department) "Yang-Mills Flow in 1+1 Dimensions Coupled with a Scalar... Read More


MSc Oral Exam - Bradley Cownden

Tue. Dec. 9, 2014 1:00 PM - Tue. Dec. 9, 2014 2:00 PM
Bradley Cownden (supervisor: Dr. Andrew Frey, UWinnipeg Physics Department) "Linear Perturbations of Type IIB SUGRA in Flux... Read More


Skywalk Lecture - Dr. Jeff Martin

Wed. Nov. 26, 2014 12:00 PM - Wed. Nov. 26, 2014 1:00 PM
Magnetic Fields from Neurons and Neutrons Part of the Skywalk Concert & Lecture Series, Dr. Jeff Martin presents an engaging scientific... Read More


Student Colloquium

Mon. Nov. 24, 2014 12:30 PM - Mon. Nov. 24, 2014 1:20 PM
Attend this Student Colloquium to hear presentations from staff about Physics opportunities, and from students about their experiences: - Summer... Read More


Colloquium - Dr. Renee Douville

Fri. Nov. 21, 2014 12:30 PM - Fri. Nov. 21, 2014 1:20 PM
Dr. Renee Douville University of Winnipeg, Department of Biology Tickle me ERV: How inflammation is coupled with the induction of endogenous... Read More


Colloquium - The Black Hole Information Loss Problem: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

Fri. Oct. 24, 2014 12:30 PM - Fri. Oct. 24, 2014 1:30 PM
Dr. Gabor Kunstatter Abstract: There is substantial evidence that black holes exist in binary star systems and at the center of most galaxies,... Read More