Department of Physics and Astronomy

Undergraduate programs

Our department offers two main undergraduate concentrations.

Graduate programs

Pursue a master's or doctorate in one of five specializations.

Alumni All Access - Peter Zoller

Quantum Public Event

You're invited to an Alumni All Access event "A Taste of Quantum: A Quantum Leap in Quantum Information" taking place Oct. 11th from 5:00 to 9:00pm at the Atrium, Telus Spark Science Center, Calgary.

The event includes a Quantum Public Lecture "Building Quantum Computers and Quantum Simulators with Cold Atoms and Ions" at 7:00 pm by Dr. Peter Zoller of the University of Innsbruck and Scientific Director at IQOQI Innsbruck.

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Undergraduate Science Centre

The Undergraduate Science Centre (USC) is the home of all undergraduate student support in the Faculty of Science: Science student advising, program coordination, the Science Internship Program, Science Engagement programs and student events. Resources, support, and advising are all provided remotely.

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Graduate Science Centre

As part of a recent reorganization within the Faculty of Science,. the Graduate Science Centre has been created for graduate student support and services.   View current graduate programs, important dates/deadlines, forms and documents, and and contact information for your questions.

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Rothney Astrophysical Observatory

Explore the cosmos

Experience the wonders of the night sky at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory, Canada's best-equipped astronomical learning facility.

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