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Nobel update: Dec. 7

  • Dr. Art McDonald, left, takes a photo with Ambassador Ken Macartney, Susan Macartney and former Toronto Maple Leafs star Mats Sundin, during his visit to the Canadian Embassy in Stockholm..
    Dr. Art McDonald, left, takes a photo with Ambassador Ken Macartney, Susan Macartney and former Toronto Maple Leafs star Mats Sundin, during his visit to the Canadian Embassy in Stockholm..
  • Professor Emeritus Art McDonald holds up a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey he received after arriving at the Canadian Embassy in Stockholm.
    Professor Emeritus Art McDonald holds up a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey he received after arriving at the Canadian Embassy in Stockholm.
  • Dr. Art McDonald signs the visitor book at the Canadian Embassy in Stockholm while former Toronto Maple Leafs star Mats Sundin looks on.
    Dr. Art McDonald signs the visitor book at the Canadian Embassy in Stockholm while former Toronto Maple Leafs star Mats Sundin looks on.
  • Professor Emeritus Art McDonald is the co-winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics, along with Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo.
    Professor Emeritus Art McDonald is the co-winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics, along with Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo.
  • Professor Emeritus Art McDonald takes part in a press conference on Monday, Dec. 7 involving the winners of the Nobel Prizes in physics, economics and chemistry.
    Professor Emeritus Art McDonald takes part in a press conference on Monday, Dec. 7 involving the winners of the Nobel Prizes in physics, economics and chemistry.
  • Professor Emeritus Art McDonald is interviewed following Monday's press conference involving the winners of the Nobel Prizes in physics, economics and chemistry.
    Professor Emeritus Art McDonald is interviewed following Monday's press conference involving the winners of the Nobel Prizes in physics, economics and chemistry.

The Queen's Gazette provides a daily update on Professor Emeritus Arthur McDonald's activities during his time in Sweden for Nobel Week.

This morning, Queen's Professor Emeritus Art McDonald took part in a press conference with his fellow Nobel Laureates in chemistry and economic sciences, as well as his co-recipient of the physics medal, Dr. Takaaki Kajita.

After the press conference, Dr. McDonald visited with Canada's Ambassador to Sweden, Kenneth Macartney, and his spouse, Susan Macartney, at the Canadian Embassy in Stockholm. Dr. McDonald, a long-time fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, was presented with a personalized jersey by former Toronto Maple Leafs star Mats Sundin. In addition, Dr. McDonald met with, and was interviewed alongside, Sundin.

On Tuesday, Dr. McDonald will deliver his Nobel lecture, "The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory: Observation of Flavour Change for Solar Neutrinos," from 3:00 to 4:20 am EST. Viewers can watch the lecture live here, at kva.se or nobelprize.org. The lecture will also be made available afterwards at kvatv.se.

For the full list of Nobel Week activities, click here.