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Dr. Myers Awarded CAP-TRIUMF Vogt Medal

27 April 2012

On April 23, 2012, the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) announced that Dr. Robert Myers of the University of Waterloo and the Perimeter Institute would be awarded the CAP-TRIUMF Vogt Medal for Contributions to Subatomic Physics. Dr. Myers is receiving the Medal for his work on string theory and how it applies to the theories of quantum chromodynamics (QCD), black holes, and gravitation. Dr. Myers will formally receive the Medal on June 14th, 2012 at the 2012 CAP Congress, which will be held at the University of Calgary from June 11-15, 2012.

On being awarded the Medal, Myers said, "Canada has a long tradition of research in subatomic physics and continues to be home to a vigorous community of world-class researchers in this field. Hence I am very honoured and grateful to be selected from amongst my colleagues