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McGill postdocs and grad students earn prestigious scholarships

May 16, 2019, McGill Newsroom

Congratulations to postdoctoral researcher Dr. Daniele Michilli on being named one of 2019's Banting Fellows. The Banting program annually supports 70 highly motivated and competitive postdoctoral researchers who work at Canadian universities and leading international research institutions. The funding helps develop research leaders who will positively contribute to Canada’s economic, social and research based growth.

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McGill postdocs and grad students earn prestigious scholarships

May 16, 2019, McGill Newsroom

Congratulations to doctoral candidate Bryce Cyr on being named one of 2019's Vanier Scholars. The Vanier Scholarship program recognizes students who demonstrate excellent leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, or health-related fields.

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Matt Dobbs awarded 2019 Killam Research Fellowship in Natural Sciences

Apr 25, 2019, McGill Newsroom

McGill astrophysicist Matt Dobbs is the recipient of the 2019 Killam Research Fellowship in Natural Sciences. The announcement was made today by the Canada Council for the Arts, which revealed this year’s winners of the prestigious Killam Program, composed of the Killam Prizes and the Killam Research Fellowships. Awarding nearly one million dollars every year, the Program is one of the most prestigious to reward Canada’s researchers, whose work has a tremendous impact on people’s lives.Dobbs, a professor in the Department of Physics and associate member of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was rewarded for his project, Unveiling the Cosmos with a New Paradigm Digital Radio Telescope, involving the revolutionary CHIME radio telescope inaugurated in British Columbia in 2017.

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Personalitté de la semaine - Daryl Haggard

Apr 21, 2019, La Presse

La physicienne, astronome et professeure à l’Université McGill faisait partie de l’équipe internationale qui a dévoilé il y a deux semaines la première photo d’un trou noir. Daryl Haggard est notre personnalité de la semaine.

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Professor Nicholas Cowan receives the 2019 Harvey B. Richer Gold medal from CASCA

Mar 20, 2019, CRAQ

MSI prof Nicolas Cowan is the 2019 winner of the Harvey B. Richer Gold Medal from the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) in recognition of significant and sustained early career research in astronomy. Dr. Cowan is an established leader in the field of exoplanet research. Congratulations Nick!

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