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Physics Interim Chair Named

We would like to acknowledge Dr. Paul Garrett’s commitment to the department in his role as chair over the past six years. Paul’s term will end July 31, 2021. 

Thank you Paul!

Dr. Stefan Kycia will begin his appointment as Interim Chair, effective August 1, 2021 to July 31, 2022. 

Congratulations Stefan!

Back to the Blackboard: Physics Education at the University of Guelph

The Department of Physics at the University of Guelph has a national reputation of excellence in teaching, in part due to our strong commitment to advancing our understanding of the craft through physics education research. Faculty members Drs. Martin Williams, Joanne O’Meara, and Mike Massa lead the work in this area, focusing on improving the quality of teaching physics and science at not only the university level, but at the elementary and high school levels as well.

Physics 125 (+1) Alumni Celebration

Join us on Friday, June 25th 3:00-6:00 pm EDT, as we celebrate 125 years (+1) of the Department of Physics at the University of Guelph.  Our event will feature invited speakers, showcase our history, recognize some of our incredible achievements and be an opportunity to socialize with alumni, students, staff and faculty.  

Small Science, Big Discoveries: Nanoscience at the University of Guelph

Nanoscience research explores physical processes on the nanometer scale. At the University of Guelph, nanoscientists in the Department of Physics probe polymeric materials, biomaterials, and graphene on these incredibly small scales, providing unique training opportunities through cutting-edge work led by faculty members such as Dr. John Dutcher.

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