Physics Student Wins Canadian Association of Physicists Award

Headshot of Dan FloricaDepartment of Physics student Jay Florica has been awarded the 2021 Allan Carswell Physics Educator Scholarship from the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) in recognition of Florica's outstanding academic record and exceptional teaching potential.

According to CAP's website, "the Allan Carswell Physics Educator Scholarships, valued at up to $5000 each, are awarded annually to one or two physics students with a strong academic record and a demonstrated passion for physics and physics pedagogy. With the help of the Allan Carswell Physics Educator Scholarship, the winners will pursue a career in physics education at the secondary school level."

Florica is dedicated to explaining complicated physics concepts in simple and understandable ways so that physics is more accessible to wider audiences.

Read the full release about the scholarship.