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Date: Subject
26 May 10 Professor William E. Harris receives the C.S. Beals award for 2010
21 May 10 Helen Kirk receives the Plaskett Medal for best doctoral thesis in astronomy/astrophysics in Canada
05 Apr 10 Canadian amateur astronomer wins astronomy award
07 Dec 09 Launch of renewed strategic planning process - LRP 2010
29 May 09 Professor Scott D. Tremaine is selected as CASCA's Petrie lecturer for 2009
28 May 09 Professor René Doyon receives the Peter G. Martin award for 2009
27 May 09 Catherine Lovekin receives the Plaskett Medal for best doctoral thesis in astronomy/astrophysics in Canada
21 Nov 08 Ivan Semeniuk joins U of T's Dunlap Institute as science-journalist-in-residence
12 May 08 Adam Muzzin receives the Plaskett medal for the best doctoral thesis in astronomy/astrophysics in Canada for 2008
12 May 08 Professor Raymond G. Carlberg receives the C.S. Beals award for 2008
22 Oct 07 Astrophysicist awarded UVic's highest academic honour
27 Sep 07 A world premier! The "International Dark Sky Reserve of mont-Mégantic" is officially created
22 May 07 Frédéric Grandmont receives the Plaskett medal for the best doctoral thesis in astronomy/astrophysics in Canada for 2007
22 May 07 Professor Ewine van Dishoeck is CASCA's Petrie Lecturer for 2007
22 May 07 Professor Steven Squyres is CASCA's Hogg Lecturer for 2007
28 Mar 07 World-leading cosmologist at the University of Toronto wins Canada's most prestigious science prize
18 Oct 06 Four distinguished Canadian scientists awarded space fellowships
16 Oct 06 Cosmic bubble image wins NRAO contest
24 May 06 Professor Georges Michaud receives the C.S. Beals award for 2006
24 May 06 Lauren MacArthur receives the Plaskett medal for the best doctoral thesis in astronomy/astrophysics in Canada for 2006
07 Dec 05 Richer receives prestigious Canada-US Fulbright award
09 May 05 Professor Reinhard Genzel is CASCA's Petrie Lecturer for 2005
09 May 05 Professor Michel Mayor is CASCA's Hogg Lecturer for 2005
09 May 05 Christian Marois receives the Plaskett medal for the best doctoral thesis in astronomy/astrophysics in Canada for 2005
02 May 05 Origins of life conference
18 Oct 04 Leverhulme Professorship awarded to Arif Babul
02 June 04 Professor Ernest R. Seaquist receives the C.S. Beals award for 2004
02 June 04 Jo-Anne Brown receives the Plaskett medal for the best doctoral thesis in astronomy/astrophysics in Canada
13 Jun 03 Asteroid Named after Université Laval
08 May 03 Sir Martin Rees is CASCA's Petrie Lecturer for 2003
08 May 03 Tracy Webb receives the Plaskett medal for the best doctoral thesis in astronomy/astrophysics in Canada
31 Jan 03 A great lady of Canadian astronomy honoured
17 Jan 03 Top High-Energy Astronomy Prize for Ultra-Magnetic Star Discovery
09 Oct 02 Urey Prize to Dr. Brett Gladman
26 Jul 02 Asteroid Named after NRC Astronomer
08 Apr 02 Edward Thommes receives the Plaskett medal for the best doctoral thesis in astronomy/astrophysics in Canada
12 Mar 02 Professor John D. Landstreet receives the C.S. Beals award for 2002
22 May 01 Dr. James E. Gunn is CASCA's Petrie Lecturer for 2001
22 May 01 Peter G. Brown receives the Plaskett medal for the best doctoral thesis in astronomy/astrophysics in Canada
22 May 01 Dr. Jill Tarter is CASCA's Hogg Lecturer for 2001
22 Dec 00 Early Christmas gift for UVIC astronomers
19 Dec 00 UVIC astronomers build 'Team Canada' of galaxy research
10 Apr 00 Alexei Razoumov receives the Plaskett medal for the best doctoral thesis in astronomy/astrophysics in Canada
10 Apr 00 Professor Gilles Fontaine receives the Carlyle S. Beals award for 2000
10 Dec 99 Top Ten List of Canadian astronomy in the XXth century
05 Oct 99 An Asteroid Is Named In Honour Of Canadian Astrophysicist Hubert Reeves


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