Eric Donovan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Calgary. His research is on mass and energy transport in the near Earth plasma environment and involves observations of the aurora using ground- and space-based digital imagers. Eric holds a Tier II Canada Research Chair, and was recently awarded an NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement.
Eric Donovan
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive
Calgary, Alberta
Canada T2N 1N4
403-220-6337 (office)
403-620-6337 (cell)
403-241-5994 (home)
403-289-3331 (FAX)
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In the 2008 General Election, Eric Donovan ran as a candidate for the Green Party of Canada in the riding of Calgary Centre-North. Eric came third in the election, 14 votes shy of the second-place candidate (John Chan of the NDP). You can read about Eric's political world on his GPC website.

Eric lives in Brentwood with his wife Jo-Anne, their 4 year old son Sean, and their Au Pair Kate. Although he has not pursued the sports in several years, Eric has been an avid whitewater kayaker and squash player. His other avocations include sailing, hiking, and cross-country skiing.