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PhD Student Andrew MacLean wins at CAP Congress

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Andrew MacLean, who won first prize (and $200) for the best presentation by a student in the Division of Nuclear Physics at the annual Canadian Association of Physicists Congress held at Simon Fraser University, June 3 - 7, 2019.

Lia Formenti receives the 2019 Governor General's Silver Medal Award

Congratulations to Lia Formenti who has been awarded the 2019 Governor General's Silver Medal Award. The Silver medal is awarded to the undergraduate who achieves the highest academic standing upon graduation from a bachelor degree program. 

In addition to the Governor General's award, Lia has received a number of awards and scholarships during her BSc:

Congratulations to Graduate Student Award Winners

Canadian Graduate Scholarship - Master's

Devin Hymers (MSc Candidate) beginning F19
Anish Verma (MSc Candidate)  beginning S19

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

Allison Radich (PhD Candidate) S19
Rachel Munroe (PhD Candidate) S19

Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship

Sylvia Luyben (MSc Candidate) F19

PhD student Matt Buraczynski receives NSERC CGS D

Matt Buraczynski

Matt Buraczynski has just been awarded an NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral. This 3-year  award will start in the Summer 2019 semester. 

Congratulations on your accomplishment, Matt!

Joanne O'Meara named 2019 3M National Teaching Fellowship!

Joanne O’Meara consistently receives accolades from her students for her enthusiasm and passion for teaching, and for her ability to make physics accessible and engaging. Her pioneering work in using active-learning techniques in her classes and her willingness to explore and share new teaching ideas have revolutionized the teaching of Physics at Guelph and across Canada.

Sessional Lecturer Josh Mogyoros a recipient of the Residence Students' Favorite Fall Professor distinction

This past fall, University of Guelph Student Housing Services invited students residing in residence halls across campus (over 4500 students) to nominate their favourite Fall Semester professors.

Josh Mogyoros was nominated by a significant number of students and is a recipient of Fall 2018's "Residence Students' Favourite Fall Professor" distinction for positively impacting the academic experience at Guelph. Asked why they nominated Mr. Mogyoros as their favourite professor, one student wrote:

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