FDG: Forty Years of Saving Lives

Celebrating 40 years of the use of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) – a compound widely used in medicine for the safe and accurate diagnosis and evaluation of diseases impacting millions of patients.

Apply Now: Otto Häusser Postdoctoral Fellowship

The call for applications is now open for TRIUMF's Otto Häusser Postdoctoral Fellowship, a prestigious opportunity to enhance the visibility of your research and develop your leadership and communication skills. Apply now!

TRIUMF Science Week is back!

TRIUMF's Science Week will be held at TRIUMF from July 18th to 23rd, 2016. Registration open now!

TRIUMF welcomes Dr. Oliver Kester as new Associate Laboratory Director for its Accelerator Division

An accomplished accelerator physicist and scientific leader, Kester will join the TRIUMF team in September, 2016. More details here.

Drop in for a tour!

Public tours resume January 13th, 2016. Join us on Wednesday and Friday at 1pm. If you are planning on coming with a group of 6 or more, please consider booking a group tour.

The Emerging Field of Isotopes

The IsoSiM program - an NSERC CREATE joint offering from TRIUMF and the University of British Columbia - provides enriched training experiences in the production, preparation, and application of isotopes for science and medicine. To learn more, click to watch the video.

Canada and Japan usher in a new era of partnership in physics research

Canada’s Minister of Science welcomed a new era of world-class scientific partnership between Canada and Japan as she unveiled the new TRIUMF branch office located at Japan’s KEK

Discover the 2015 Global Physics Photowalk Exhibit

The Global Physics Photowalk 2015 exhibit starts its Vancouver tour this summer. Discover the beauty of particle physics laboratories around the world and right at home.

Remote Handling Help Desk

TRIUMF’s Chad Fisher and Isaac Earle received a long-distance call from the 2016 Breakthrough Prize-winning T2K experiment in Japan. The T2K team needed an extra pair of remote hands for a critical repair mission in a highly radioactive area. Click for full story and video.

Where is all the antimatter?

Scientists of the ALPHA Collaboration have once again pushed the boundaries of antimatter research. Published in Nature, the collaboration’s result improved the measurement of the antihydrogen charge. Photo: ALPHA/CERN.


19 July 2016 -  2016 marks 40 years of the use of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) – a compound widely used in medicine for the safe and accurate diagnosis and evaluation of diseases impacting millions of patients.

12 July 2016 -  The M.K. Craddock Accelerator Science Symposium on July 18 will honour the late Mike Craddock, TRIUMF’s leading beam physicist for over forty years, who passed away November 11, 2015.

06 June 2016 -  This spring, TRIUMF partnered with Altera Corp., an Intel subsidiary, to offer three industry-leading training workshops designed to keep data acquisition experts at the forefront in their field.

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Research Highlights

11 July 2016 -  Scientists working at the βNMR facility identify a new phenomenom in the near-surface behaviour of an antiferromagnet.

27 June 2016 -  On Thursday June 23, 2016, TRIUMF research was the direct beneficiary of close to $2 million in funding through the NSERC 2016 competition for the discovery research programs. 

21 April 2016 -  The 2016 CAP-TRIUMF Vogt Medal for Contributions to Subatomic Physics is awarded to Dr. Akira Konaka, TRIUMF Research Scientist, for his outstanding contributions to the T2K long-baseline neutrino experiment, including his leadership in establishing the collaboration.

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