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Explore Thesis Topics and Learn About Research-Based Awards

Physics Topics

From modelling blood flow to analyzing resonances, detecting impacts to novel battery materials, our physics topics will engage you in world-class research endeavours headed by our faculty members.

Astronomy Topics

From data mining to interstellar gas and dust, detecting meteors to machine learning applications, our Astronomy professors have a research topic that you can contribute to!

This fellowship awards an outstanding first-year physics student paid work within the Department. Joining a research group for 12 weeks in summer, students participate in world-class research projects alongside faculty members.

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards 

USRAs are meant to nurture your interest and fully develop your potential for a research career in the natural sciences and engineering. They are also meant to encourage you to undertake graduate studies in these fields.