Physics and Atmospheric Science
Location: Sir James Dunn Science Building
P.O. Box 15000
Halifax, NS
B3H 4R2
Telephone: (902) 494-2337
Fax: (902) 494-5191

Programs Offered

Medical Physics (MSc, PhD)

Physics (MSc, PhD)


The Department of Physics & Atmospheric Science (and its faculty members) have earned an outstanding, international reputation for its accomplishments in both pure and applied research. Students have opportunities to immerse themselves in the current and developing cutting-edge, world-class research activities, using a wide range of state-of-the-art equipment housed in our materials growth and characterization facilities, high-power computer clusters, atmospheric observational facilities, and medical imaging facilities.