ALPHA-Canada Team Wins NSERC Polanyi Prize
For its role in creating, trapping, and studying atoms of antihydrogen, the ALPHA-Canada Team received the NSERC John C. Polanyi Award, which honours outstanding Canadian-based research. Photo: NSERC.
22 April 2014 - On April 01, Dr. Urs Obrist, Science, Research, and Education Officer of the Embassy of Switzerland, visited TRIUMF, meeting scientists with collaborations in Switzerland and experienced the lab in action during a tour.
11 April 2014 - A new exhibition will be on display at Science World this spring, providing visitors of all ages an opportunity to contemplate science from an artistic perspective. It showcases artists’ fascination with scientific topics ranging from the cosmos to particle behavior.
09 April 2014 - Dr. Mathieu Leporini, Science and Technology attaché of the French Consulate in Vancouver, visited TRIUMF to support the lab in leveraging knowledge and resources across France and Canada to work towards common scientific goals.
22 April 2014 - Dr. Tom Ruth and UVic Ph.D. student Jason Crawford have received a Canadian Cancer Society Innovation grant to support their research on Astatine-211, an alpha-emitting radioisotope which carries great potential for the treatment of late-stage cancer.
17 April 2014 - On April 1, 2014, TRIUMF was formally admitted as an institutional member of the Royal Society of Canada, the senior Canadian collegium of distinguished scholars, artists, and scientists.
11 April 2014 - All hands are on deck this spring as the Accelerator Division concentrates their efforts on the installation and assembly of the electron linear accelerator, the state-of-the-art equipment at the heart of ARIEL, TRIUMF's new facility for the production of rare isotopes.