Nobel update: Dec. 7

Nobel update: Dec. 7

December 7, 2015


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 at

Full list of Nobel Week activities.