This year, the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Undergraduate Lectures will be offered in a virtual format from February 2nd to April 1st (three talks over three weeks, a three week pause for Reading Weeks, and then three talks over three weeks). Each talk will be hosted by a CAP Member Department. The six confirmed speakers and event dates are shown in the table. Click on the titles below to see the abstract, biographical notes, promotional video (if available), and links to the CAPhys YouTube livestream site when available. Please note that the table can be sorted by clicking on the column headers.
NOTE: The talk and speaker information is available in the language of the talk only.
**New this year** - Student attendees in Zoom will have the opportunity to stay and meet with the speaker immediately following the talk.
|Link for online talk
|Wed, 02-Feb-2022 11:00 am EST
|Prof. Federico Rosei
|Quel type d’énergie pour l’avenir de l’humanité? / What type of Energy for the future of humanity?
|Thu, 10-Feb-2022 2:30 pm EST
|Dr. Seyda Ipek
|Why Are We Here? -- Matter-Antimatter Asymmetry Of The Universe
|Mon, 14-Feb-2022 1:30 pm EST
|Dr. Kevin Hewitt
Ms. Anastasia Smolina
|CanPhysCounts: The first national EDI survey of the Canadian physics community
|Thu, 17-Mar-2022 3:30 pm EDT
|Prof. Paul Wiegert
|Asteroids: why they are so interesting, and why we worry about them
|Wed, 23-Mar-2022 11:00 am EDT
|Prof. Rogério de Sousa
|From Quantum Mechanics to Quantum Computers
|Fri, 01-Apr-2022 2:00 pm EDT
|Prof. Ozzy Mermut
|Biophotonics: Shedding Light on Biosensory Disorders and Age-Related Degenerative Diseases