TSI Public Talk: The Physics Behind the Nobel Prize

Thursday, December 7, 2023 19:00to20:00

This year, the Nobel Prize in physics was awarded to Pierre Agostini, Ferenc Krausz and Anne L’Huillier "for experimental methods that generate attosecond pulses of light for the study of electron...

A first look inside Li-ion batteries

Published: 28 November 2023

What if you could charge your electric vehicle in the same amount of time it takes to fill a tank of gas?  ...

Martin Grant earns Morty Yalovsky Lifetime Achievement Award

Published: 20 November 2023

Early in his career in physics, Martin Grant thought he had it all figured out....

Rustum Choksi: Winner, Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching (Full Professor)

Published: 20 November 2023

Students coming from high school often arrive with specific – and mistaken – expectations of the mathematics classroom. In Rustum Choksi’s courses he emphasizes a pedagogical paradigm shift,...

The Hackathon returns to McGill campus

Published: 20 November 2023

On November 3-5th, the McGill Physics Hackathon held its eighth annual event in person at the Rutherford Physics Building. The event attracted around 150 hackers, from CEGEP and undergraduate...

McGill receives three Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Published: 16 November 2023

The results of the 2022 Canada Excellence Research Chairs competition were announced this morning at Simon Fraser University by the Honourable Terry Beech, Minister of Citizens’ Services. The...

Q&A with Jason Hessels, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Transient Astrophysics

Published: 16 November 2023

In a ceremony today at Simon Fraser University, the Honourable Terry Beech, Minister of Citizens’ Services, announced that Professor Jason Hessels has been named the Canada Excellence Research...

Sixteen McGill researchers among the world’s most cited

Published: 15 November 2023

Sixteen McGill researchers have been included on the Highly Cited Researchers™ (HCRs) list, as published by Clarivate. To be included in the prestigious list, researchers must rank in the top 1 per...

TechIdea Pitch Competition: Submission Deadline

Sunday, December 17, 2023

The TechIdea Pitch competition encourages McGill students, working in teams, to propose new technologically-based ideas/solutions that solve real world problems./engineCategory: School of...

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