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Dr. Jerry Battista: Recipient of the COMP 2017 Gold Medal Award
May 25, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:May 11, 2017 The Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2017 ......

NRC unearths important historical artefact
May 23, 2017
The Ionizing Radiation Standards group at the NRC today announced the discovery of an important historical artefact. It was a typical scenario: two......

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of May 22 - Reminder: dues deadline / NRC's latest equipment discovery / Announcing the ASM Sponsors!
May 23, 2017
Dues deadline reminder: if you have not submitted your membership fees for the year please do so by June 1. Any outstanding memberships beyond th......

Pieces of Interest from COMP week of May 15 - ASM Early-Bird extended to May 19th! / Dioptre inventor has medical physics roots / Abstract notifications delivered
May 15, 2017
Have you heard? There is still time to register….the ASM Early-Bird deadline is extended to this Friday, May 19, register now to save up to $150!......

Dr. Jerry Battista awarded The 2017 CAP-COMP Peter Kirkby Memorial Medal for Outstanding Service to Canadian Physics
April 21, 2017
The Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) and the Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP) are pleased to announce that the 2017 CAP-C......

Why can NRC not take part in the COMP 2017 competition to find the oldest piece of working medical physics equipment?
April 19, 2017
Here’s one reason: This is a Kelley-Koett x-ray unit. The control panel indicates an operating range of 20-100 kV. The manufact......

Cancer Care Standards Published by Accreditation Canada
April 07, 2017
Initially published February 22nd 2016 I am pleased to announce the new release of cancer care standards published by Accreditation Canada in Jan......

Search to find Canada's oldest piece of functioning medical physics equipment
February 27, 2017
Contact Malcolm McEwen with any questions!  ...