“This is going to be a big thing” Dr. John Ruan appointed Canada Research Chair in Multi-Messenger Astrophysics at Bishop’s

By Gordon Lambie
“This is going to be a big thing”  Dr. John Ruan appointed Canada Research Chair in Multi-Messenger  Astrophysics at Bishop’s
Dr. John Ruan, Bishop’s University’s new Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Multi- Messenger Astrophysics, with research team members Samuel Gagnon-Hartman (left) and Jaeden Bardati (right). (Photo : Gordon Lambie)

On Tuesday Bishop’s University announced the appointment of Dr. John Ruan Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy, as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Multi-Messenger Astrophysics
“This is a position reserved for excellent, emerging, world-class researchers who have demonstrated particular research creativity,” said Bishop’s University’s Vice-Principal academic, Miles Turnbull, hailing Ruan as a leader in his field who has already gained international recognition for his work.
Ruan explained that Multi-Messenger Astrophysics is a relatively new field of study focused on examining the workings of the universe based on data that, up until a few years ago, was purely theoretical.

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