Renée Hlozek

I am a Professor of Astrophysics at the Dunlap Institute in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto in Canada.

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Tel: +1 (416) 978-4971

Email: hlozek at dunlap dot

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By reneehlozek, Jan 14 2015 08:46PM

I recently wrote a post about my experiences teaching in prisons in NJ and the messages we send to men and women about what they can achieve.

You can read it here:


By reneehlozek, Feb 11 2014 04:31PM

An interview I did recently with the Lady Paragons went live. Thank goodness there is no video evidence of me singing to my dolls as a child :)


By reneehlozek, Dec 12 2013 03:20AM

I wrote a guest post for the Women in Astronomy blog... and here it is.


It took lots of breathing to make sure I got it out as clearly as I could. These are some tricky issues, but talking about them sure helps.

By reneehlozek, Nov 8 2013 07:07PM

I'm super excited and pleased that I've been named a TED Senior Fellow for 2014 - the announcement is here on the TED Fellows blog. I'm looking forward to another 2 years working with the amazing Fellows team, and representing as a South African woman in science, woop!