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Tyler Mohard wearing lab coat and hair net as he works in the SyLMAND lab

Tyler Morhart (video)

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Scientist, Beamline Responsible - SyLMAND

I am responsible for the SyLMAND beamline at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron facility.
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Tyler Morhart (he/him)

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Scientist, Beamline Responsible - SyLMAND

I’m a staff scientist at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron facility. I am responsible for the SyLMAND beamline.
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Chris Murray

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Associate Professor (Physics)

I teach undergraduate physics and conduct research in biopolymers and environmental technology.
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Natasha Holmes

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Associate Professor (Physics)

I study how people learn physics and how to structure physics courses to improve student learning.
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Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo (she/her)

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Astrophysicist and Associate professor

I study black holes, which I think are the most fascinating objects in the Universe!
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Gopolang Mohlabeng (he/him)

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Assistant Professor of Theoretical Particle Physics

I do research on the smallest building blocks of life and how they affect our entire universe.
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Brittany Tyler (she/her)

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Nuclear Non-Proliferation Officer

I negotiate and implement Canada's nuclear non-proliferation import and export policy.
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Katie Mack (she/her)

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Hawking Chair in Cosmology and Science Communication

I study of the fundamental physics of the universe.
Lunar lander floating above the moon, with the Earth in the background

Let's Talk Space Exploration Resources


Discover a set of resources to develop background knowledge on the topic of space exploration.

Kris Poduska

Kris Poduska (she/her)

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Physics Professor

As a professor of physics, I train students how to use science to solve problems.
Beamline Assembly at TRIUMF

Exploring Canada’s Particle Accelerators

STEM Explained

Particle accelerators have amazing applications - from growing food to making airplanes safe.

Cartoon Higgs boson particle (lineartestpilot, iStockphoto)

Why Care About the Higgs Boson?

STEM Explained

Physicists are a bit like chefs, except they’re trying to figure out the recipe for the universe.

Waves and particles

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

STEM Explained

Learn what quantum mechanics is, the history of its development and the ways we use it today.

Melissa Valdez at CERN

Antimatter and Why It Matters to Me

STEM Explained

Melissa Valdez talks about her exciting work on antimatter at CERN when she was a graduate student at York University.

Rohan Nuttall | Étudiant, Université de la Colombie-Britannique

Rohan Nuttall

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Rohan Nuttal is a Student at the University of British Columbia.