Physics

Welcome to the Lakehead University Physics Department.

If you are interested in understanding the world around you, and how its functioning can be put into practice in everyday life, join us at Lakehead University.

Our students are exposed to cutting edge knowledge in a wide variety of fields in physics including condensed matter physics, lasers and optical physics, nanotechnology, materials science, medical imaging and mathematical physics to equip them with the knowledge and technical skills needed for successful careers.

Interested in Physics?

Students interested in the physics program at Lakehead University will develop

  • problem solving skills
  • technical skills with a variety of experimental equipment
  • computational skills
  • teamwork

What is Physics?

The study of the basics of Nature.

The physics study will Include:

  • Mechanics and Gravitation
  • Optics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Solid State Physics
  • Medical Physics

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Jun
10
Lakehead University and Philips Provide International Learning Opportunity to Next Generation of Scientists
Lakehead University and Philips signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create an internship program where graduate students can work in... full story
Nov
21
Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute and Lakehead University Scientist developing a new method for breast imaging
Dr. Alla Reznik, an Associate Professor of Physics at Lakehead University and Senior Scientist with the Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute (... full story
Aug
8
Canadian Semiconductor Conference will be held in Thunder Bay
The 16th Canadian Semiconductor Science and Technology Conference (CSSTC 2013) will attract more than 100 professors, graduate students, researchers... full story