BC Cancer Rising Stars Award Recipients

Congratulations to Graduate Students Jakob Marshall and Lorna Tu for receiving two of the 2023 BC Cancer Rising Stars Awards! This is a fantastic achievement that acknowledges the hard work of these very talented medical physics researchers. We can’t wait to see what’s next!

Jakob Marshall Wins 3rd Place in Young Investigator’s Symposium

Congratulations for Jakob Marshall! Jakob was awarded 3rd Place at this year’s COMP Young Investigators Symposium in Montreal for his presentation, “Trajectory VMAT optimization using a 4π intensity map.” A fantastic way to acknowledge a fantastic researcher. Well done!

Aria Malhotra proceeds to UBC 3 Minute Thesis Finals

Aria’s 3 Minute Thesis presentation, In your breast interest: A surface level talk about preventing skin toxicity, proceeded through the semi-finals yesterday and she will be part of the UBC 3 Minute Thesis Finals tomorrow, Thursday, March 16th at 12pm in the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre (Jack Poole Hall South). If you can’t make it to campus, there is also an online option. Register to attend here, and cheer Aria on to the Regional Finals in Saskatchewan!

Aria Malhotra wins People’s Choice in PHAS heat of the UBC 3 Minute Thesis

Congratulations to Aria Malhotra on her People’s Choice win during this week’s Graduate Physics & Astronomy heat of the UBC 3 Minute Thesis. If you missed it the first time, you can catch her presentation, In your breast interest: A surface level talk about preventing skin toxicity, on Tuesday, March 14th, 4-6pm in Dodson Room (302) on Level 3 of the Irving K. Baber Learning Center, 1961 East Mall. In person attendance is recommended. Registration and details available here.

Go Aria Go!!

COMP Virtual Winter School – Feb 1-3, 2023

Cheryl Duzenli and Tania Karan are starting 2023 off strong by co-chairing the COMP 2023 Winter School, held virtually this year, February 1-3. With presentations from Alanah Bergman, and collaborators Robynn Ferris, Quinn Matthews, Michelle Hilts, Ian Sun, Alan Nichol, Dave Voduc and Nathan Smela, this year’s Winter School boasts an action-packed, three-day program to start the year off right with best breast practices. Register before January 8th to get the Early Bird discount!