Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Prof. Mark Chen and Prof. Alex Wright win provincial research awards 

On June 11th, Kingston and the Islands MPP, Sophie Kiwala announced the recipients of $16 million funding, provided by the Government of Ontario, for Queen's Research. 

The Ontario Research Fund-Large Infrastructure Awards, which provides $12.4 million of shared funding, was awarded to Prof. Mark Chen from the Physics Department to upgrade the SNO+ neutrinoless double beta decay research project; Prof. Chen was among four winners at Queen's.

At the same time, a second announcement was made for the Early Researcher Awards. Prof. Alex Wright from the Physics Department was one of five recipients. He will receive $140,000 for his work in determining the nature of the neutrino.

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