Tag Archives | Research Excellence

Theoretical physicist Derek Harnett receives UFV Research Excellence Award

Derek Harnett’s research explores things we can’t see and that might not exist. And it’s vital. A world-recognized expert in quantum chromodynamics (QCD) sum-rule methods, Harnett’s work isn’t easily understood by the layperson, but it’s heralded within the physics community. His research — fuelled by insatiable curiosity and funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering […]

Nominations sought for UFV’s Teaching Excellence and Research Excellence awards

UFV is once again looking to recognize excellence in teaching and research among its faculty members. The nomination deadline for both the Teaching Excellence and the Research Excellence awards  — presented annually at UFV Convocation — is Fri, Feb. 7. Teaching Excellence: Nominations are encouraged from faculty, students, alumni, and staff to recognize excellent UFV […]

Olav Lian winner of the inaugural UFV Research Excellence award

In a way, Dr. Olav Lian is just a grown-up version of the proverbial little boy who likes to pick up rocks at the seashore to see what’s under them. But along the way, he has collected a bachelor’s degree in physics, a master’s in physical geography, and a doctorate in geology; built state-of-the-art luminescence […]