Paul Delaney (professor)

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Paul Delaney is a senior lecturer and professor of physics and astronomy at York University in Toronto. He is also the director of the Division of Natural Science within the Faculty of Science at York, as well as the Master of Bethune College at York.[1][2][3]

Delaney has his Master's degree in science.[4] He has taught at York University since 1986.[5] He earned his Bachelors in Science in Experimental Physics at the Australian National University in Canberra and his Master's degree in astronomy at the University of Victoria.[6][7] Delaney has been the recipient of many faculty of science and engineering awards at York University. One of his classes deals with the possibility of life on Mars.[8] Delaney is also the director of the observatory at the York University, and its outreach program.[9] In the past, he has also worked as a nuclear physicist at the Atomic Energy of Canada, and a support astronomer with the McGraw-Hill Observatory in Tucson, Arizona.[10]

He holds both Australian and Canadian citizenship, and resides in Simcoe County with his wife - whom he met while attending the University of Victoria - and their two sons.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ York Atlas Phone & E-mail Directory Retrieved November 13, 2013.
  2. ^ Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Winnipeg Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved November 13, 2013.
  3. ^ The Matter of Everything, Scientists Retrieved November 13, 2013.
  4. ^ Faculty Members Archived 2011-10-06 at the Wayback Machine. York University Retrieved April 22, 2011.
  5. ^ York Circle Distinguished Speakers' Biographies Archived 2013-11-14 at Archive.is Retrieved November 13, 2013.
  6. ^ Paul Delaney biography Archived 2012-05-23 at the Wayback Machine. TVOntario. Retrieved October 20, 2011.
  7. ^ York Circle Distinguished Speakers' Biographies Archived 2013-11-14 at Archive.is Retrieved November 13, 2013.
  8. ^ Episode 4: The Human Factor Archived 2011-07-06 at the Wayback Machine. Race to Mars. Retrieved April 22, 2011.
  9. ^ York Circle Distinguished Speakers' Biographies Archived 2013-11-14 at Archive.is Retrieved November 13, 2013.
  10. ^ Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Winnipeg Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved November 13, 2013
  11. ^ Eva Salinas Paul Delaney The Globe and Mail. Retrieved November 14, 2013.