Why do your PhD in Physics at Dal?
Dalhousie is one of Canada's leading research-intensive universities, with an international reputation and world-class research facilities. Our graduate programs in Physics and Atmospheric Science provide students opportunities for research on campus with professors who are leaders in their particular fields of expertise.
Housed in a historic building located at the main Halifax campus, the Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science features newly renovated research laboratories containing a wide range of highly specialized, state-of-the-art instrumentation.
Our master's students conduct outstanding research in every area of physics, with guidance from faculty members, post-doctoral workers, undergraduate students and technical support staff.
Our faculty members hold an impressive number of prestigious research chairs. As well, the large number of research grants garnered by our faculty reflect the excellence of our department and our graduate studies programs.
You'll find our atmosphere is highly collegial with many collaborations and interactions between research groups. Coming to Dalhousie for Physics and Atmospheric Science ensures you're on the right track to an engaging career.