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Receiving the Nobel Prize in Physics

Professor Emeritus Art McDonald received the Nobel Prize in Physics on Thursday, December 10th in Stockholm along with co-winner Dr. Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo.

During the Nobel Week (Dec 6 - 12), Dr. McDonald was busy with speeches and lectures. On Tuesday, December 8th, he gave his Noble Lecture on his research at Stockholm University.

Here are some highlights from the Nobel Week.

  • Faculty, staff and students clapping as Professor Art McDonald receives his Nobel Prize in Physics

    Faculty, staff and students at Stirling Hall, clapping as Professor Art McDonald receives his Nobel Prize in Physics from King Carl XVI Gustaf in Stockholm.

    “It’s very exciting. There was great excitement when it was announced and I think it’s fantastic for the department and for Queen’s. I think it will help raise the university’s profile around the world. The impact of the award is going to be really important.”
    —Prof. Marc Dignam, Head of the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy

    Here are a few links to celebrate the Nobel Prize: Celebrating the Nobel Prize, "A Great Honour", and McDonald presented Nobel Prize for Physics  

    (Photo: Queen's Gazette)

  • Prof. Emeritus and Nobel Laureate Arthur B. McDonald autographs a chair at Bistro Nobel at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm

    Professor Emeritus and Nobel Laureate Art McDonald follows a tradition by autographing a chair at Bistro Nobel at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, 6 December 2015.
    Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT.

     

  • Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria and Physics Laureate Arthur McDonald

    Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria and Physics Laureate Arthur McDonald at the Nobel Dinner.
    (Photo: Alexander Mahmoud Nobel Media)

     

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