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Star researcher pushes the frontiers of physics

In 2016, Kaspi became the first woman to win the prestigious Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering medal, adding to the dozens of accolades to her name, including the Rutherford Memorial Medal (2007) and the Prix Marie-Victorin (2009). In 2019, she was on Nature’s year-end list of “ten people who mattered in science.” Kaspi was made a Companion of the Order of Canada in 2016.

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