Exceptional Training

The department of Physics & Astronomy at Western offers exceptional training opportunities both on and off campus. Our students have access to world-class labs within our recently-renovated building. The Department of Physics and Astronomy also has partnerships with many top research facilities on campus including Interface Science Western (home of the tandetron accelerator), The Western Nanofabrication FacilityRobarts Research Institute, and The Cronyn Observatory.

Our Alumni have taken the training and experience they received from Western and built exciting careers across various fields all over the world. To see a sampling of where are alumni are now, please view these testimonials.

Talayeh Hezareh, PhD in Astronomy 2010
Dr. Wolf Dapp, Astronomy (specialization Scientific Computing) MSc. 2006; PhD 2011
Felix Oppong, PhD in Condensed Matter Physics 2009 
Emily McCullough, Astronomy (specialization in Planetary Science) MSc 2009; PhD 2015


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