News & Events


A free public lecture by Art McDonald, 2015 Nobel Laureate in Physics

Posted in Science & Technology
Apr 1, 2017

Art McDonald

A Deeper Understanding of the Universe from 2km Underground
by Art McDonald

Saturday, April 1, 2017
2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Convocation Hall, Peter MacKinnon Building

Journey deep underground with Nobel Laureate Art McDonald (professor emeritus at Queen's University and Perimeter Institute board member) to learn how researchers created an ultra-clean lab in an active mine to obtain otherwise-impossible measurements to study fundamental physics, astrophysics and cosmology.

Free and open to everyone RSVP by April 1

Image title


Back to News Listing

Related Articles

CBC News: How 3D maps of an Alberta mountain could help predict the next flood or drought

Posted on 2017-03-21

John Pomeroy (Department of Geography & Planning) says current systems don't reflect the realities of climate change

Price, Dadachova join nuclear medicine experts

Posted on 2017-03-10

Eric Price (Department of Chemistry) is among two recently recruited researchers helping put the U of S again on the leading edge of nuclear medicine

Powerful possibilities

Posted on 2017-03-10

Tim Kelly (Department of Chemistry) and other U of S researchers are putting together pieces of the green energy puzzle

Picture the future of imaging

Posted on 2017-03-10

A collaboration between researchers in the Department of Computer Science and the College of Medicine could improve the accuracy of medical imaging diagnoses

U of S scientist awarded CFI funding to help protect wildlife

Posted on 2017-02-28

Wildlife biologist Jeffrey Lane spends a lot of time in the vast laboratory of the great outdoors studying animals in their habitat