Theoretical physicist awarded Killam Research Fellowship


Catherine Kallin has been named a Killam Research Fellow. The honour brings with it $70,000 per year for two years for Kallin to continue her work in "unconventional superconductivity".

Physics and astronomy professor Catherine Kallin has been given a prestigious Killam Research Fellowship by the Canada Council for the Arts.

Kallin is one of just six Canadian researchers to be named Killam Fellows this year.

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The fellowship means Kallin will be given $70,000 per year for two years to carry out research on “unconventional superconductivity”, specifically around satellite and power technologies.

The Killam Program was established in memory of Izaak Walton Killam through the will of his wife Dorothy. The fellowships support advanced education and independent research.