Physics and Space Science Colloquia

2019 / 2020

The Physics and Space Science colloquia for 2019-2020 will take place Thurdays at 12:30 in Sawyer 3326.

If you have suggestions for speakers, please forward these to the Colloquium Chair, Dr. Shiliang 'Dan' Shan (Shiliang.Shan@rmc.ca).

Fall 2019

Date Speaker Organization Subject
12 Sep Dr. Jayanne English University of Manitoba Cosmos and Canvas: Using Art to Reveal Science in Astronomy Images
19 Sep Dr. James Fraser Queen's University "A rising tide lifts all boats": tackling minority threat and improving student mastery through active learning in the STEM classroom
26 Sep Dr. Luc Lévesque RMC Time duration and small laser beam spot size make perfect lens in optical fibers
03 Oct Dr. Kathryn McWilliams University of Saskatchewan Measuring electrical currents flowing between the atmosphere and space
10 Oct Capt. (Ret'd) Craig Williams RMC The Path to Laser Weapons
24 Oct Erica Rogers Trinity, Maritime Forces Atlantic Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC) Military Applications of Oceanography

31 Oct

Dr. Ron Vincent RMC Climate Change and the North Water Polynya / CanX-7 Mission Update: A Mystery Solved?
07 Nov Dr. Kristine Spekkens RMC Atomic Gas and the Cosmology of Extreme Dwarf Galaxies
14 Nov Dr. Gwen Eadie University of Toronto Statistics for Stellar Times Series
21 Nov Dr. Madj Abdelqader RMC

Analysing Spacetimes through Curvature Invariants

28 Nov Capt. Benjamin Nasmith RMC

Standard Model Physics and Exceptional Algebras

Winter 2020

Date Speaker Organization Subject
09 Jan Melissa Kang / Sabrina Di Lonardo Burr University of Toronto / Carleton University Instructional Strategies for Helping Incoming First Year RMC Calculus Students
16 Jan TBD TBD TBD
23 Jan TBD TBD TBD
30 Jan TBD TBD TBD
06 Feb TBD TBD TBD
13 Feb TBD TBD TBD
27 Feb TBD TBD TBD
05 Mar TBD TBD TBD
12 Mar TBD TBD TBD
19 Mar TBD TBD TBD
 

Comments

Comments or suggestions are welcomed at: bryce.bennett@rmc.ca

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