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Physics
Improving human health

MSc/PhD Programs in Biomedical Physics
CAMPEP accredited option

BSc Program in Medical Physics

Take a tour through any hospital and look at any piece of equipment with an on/off switch that is brought into the diagnosing the human condition. That machine is based on principles of physics discovered by a physicist and built by an engineer.

- Neil de Grasse Tyson, Astrophysicist

Events

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:00

IN VIVO QUANTIFICATION OF LANTHANUM USING XRF
Student: Joanna Nguyen...

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 09:00

Presenter: Homa Assadi
Doctor of Philosophy,...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:30

Presenter: Gabriella Mankovskii
Master of Science,...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:00

SMART WAVELENGTH SELECTION IN MULTISPECTRAL OPTOACOUSTIC TOMOGRAPHY
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In the News

X-ray fluorescence painlessly measures Gd in bone
Posted Wed, Oct 4th

Dr. James Grafe and Zaid Keldani have been working to measure gadolinium, used as an MRI contrast agent, in bone using non-invasive X-ray fluorescense.

X-ray fluorescence system used to measure Gd in bone. [Credit: Paulina Rzeczkowska]
Catherine Beauchemin Named to College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
Posted Wed, Sep 13th

Congratulations to Dr. Catherine Beauchemin who has been named to the Royal Society of Canada's prestigious College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists!

Caribbean Teachers Visit for Experiential Physics!
Posted Mon, Aug 21st

On August 9 the Department of Physics welcomed a delegation of guidance teachers from several Caribbean islands.

Alumna Christiane Burton Wins Sylvia Fedoruk Prize!
Posted Fri, Aug 18th

The Department of Physics wishes to congratulate alumna Christiane Burton who on July 13th was awarded the Sylvia Fedoruk prize!