Location: Conference Space (rooms A2, B2 and C2), 2nd floor, New Student Centre
Dr. Ouellette will speak on the Canadian contribution to the James Web Space Telescope (JWST), and possible citizen science opportunities.
About the Speaker
Dr. Ouelletteâ€™s research is on the formation and evolution of galaxies, particularly those found in groups and clusters such as the Virgo Cluster.Â She obtained her Ph.D. in 2016 with a thesis on â€śThe SHIVir Survey: A Dynamical Catalogue of Virgo Cluster Galaxies and their Scaling Relationsâ€ť. During her graduate studies, Dr. Ouellette lead many observing programs on telescopes in Hawaii, New-Mexico and Chile. She is an avid science communicator, and was the Queenâ€™s Observatory Coordinator (2010-2016), and the Communications, Education & Outreach Officer for the McDonald Institute at Queenâ€™s University (2017-2018), where she developed and delivered the new astroparticle physics research instituteâ€™s education and public programs. She still serves as an analyst, contributor and speaker for various media outlets et organisations working to promote science and astronomy to the general public and youth.