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About Erich Vogt

Erich W Vogt, the Canadian nuclear physicist and UBC professor who helped found Canada's national nuclear and particle physics lab and Science World BC, passed away on February 19, 2014.

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The Erich Vogt First Year Student Research Experience Endowment gives outstanding first year students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working on a summer research project. These internships will help students apply their knowledge, and may ignite a passion for physics discovery. This award honours Dr. Erich Vogt (1929-2014), one of the most distinguished Canadian nuclear physicists of his generation.

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- KarenunillGY


I first met Erich when I was a teenager in the 1960's at the home of my sister Lois in West Vancouver. Erich and Barbara were visiting and my sister and I were entertaining the company with our piano playing prowess (which was not all that remarkable)...... Erich then sat down at the baby grand and…

- Ann Gorseth

Cousin by marriage

Having had the good fortune to have known Erich for almost 50 years, it’s hard to know where to begin – or stop – and following the other tributes, to say anything fresh. But there are a couple of areas where I have particular reason to be grateful to him, and which in any case deserve emphasis.


- Mike Craddock

Colleague at UBC and TRIUMF


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