Discover Physics @ SFU

Discover Physics @SFU

A Free Workshop for Students in Grades 10 - 12

In person, SFU Burnaby

Shrum Science Centre, Physics Department 9000 level, Room 9412 and Undergraduate Lounge

Tuesday, March 26th, 2024, 10 am-2:30 pm

Registration Link:

Registration Closes at Noon PDT on Friday March 22nd.

What is it like to study Physics at SFU? 

What jobs do Physics graduates get?

Lab Tours and Research Talks by SFU Physics Faculty

Q&A with Undergraduate Student Panel

Contest & Prizes

Workshop program:

10:00-10:20 Undergraduate Lounge, 9000 level: arrival, split into groups for lab tours, get the quiz
10:20-10:40 P9412 (1st Year Undergraduate Lab): Welcome to Physics@SFU
10:40-12:30 Tours of research labs
12:30-13:00 Undergraduate Lounge, 9000 level: FREE Pizza Lunch, mix with faculty and students
13:00-14:30 P9412 (1st Year Undergraduate Lab)

   13:00-13:20 Unraveling the mysteries of the dark universe - Dr. Gopolang Mohlabeng
   13:20-13:40 Superconductivity -  Dr. David Broun
   13:40-13:50 What can you do with a Physics degree? 
   13:50-14:20 Q&A with Physics Undergrad Panel
   14:20-14:30 Quiz results and prizes

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