University of Calgary. Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
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Dates of existence
The Department of Physics was established at the University of Alberta, Calgary in 1963. When the University of Calgary was created in 1966, the Department became part of the Faculty of Arts and Science. When that faculty split in 1977, the Department moved into the Faculty of Science. In 1989, it was renamed the Department of Physics and Astronomy.
Heads of the Department of Physics and Astronomy: C. Challice, 1963-1971; R. Krouse, 1971-1974; T. Mathews, 1974-1985; J. Bland, 1985-1995; S. Murphree, 1995-2000; B. Hicks, 2000-2005; R. Taylor, 2005-2010; R. Thompson, 2010-.