Professor Victoria Kaspi receives the Prix d’excellence 2017 FRQNT

20170410aThe Center for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec (CRAQ) congratulates Professor Victoria Kaspi, of McGill University, who won the 2017 Prix d’excellence of the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT).

Professor Kaspi receives this honor for her innovative work over the past years with her team at McGill University. Her research has helped unravel the mysteries of pulsars, magnetars and, more recently, fast radio bursts, a phenomenon whose physical origins are still unknown.

The Prix d’excellence FRQNT, in the amount of $10,000, recognizes the outstanding contributions of university or college researchers in the areas of natural sciences, mathematics and engineering, their international reputation and the benefits of their research for Québec.

Robert Lamontagne
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Centre de recherche en astrophysique du Québec
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