Saturday Morning Lectures

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TRIUMF, UBC, and SFU are proud to present the 2015-2016 Saturday morning lecture series on Frontiers of Modern Physics. These free lectures are at a level appropriate for high school students and members of the general public.  Everyone is welcome. There is no charge for admittance, however please register for tickets below.

Parallel lecture series will be held at TRIUMF on the UBC South Campus, and at SFU Surrey Campus. Links to maps of the various locations are at the bottom of this page.

This season, join us for the Saturday Morning Lectures in just two simple steps:

1. View the schedule by downloading the Fall 2016 poster.

2. Register through the EventBrite page.

*Double check the location for each lecture. Some lectures are being repeated on different dates at these locations, but some are not - please look carefully to note one-time-only lectures. 


Latest Updates

October 3, 2016:

The Fall 2016 schedule is now available.

March 3, 2016:

Note the room for the March 5 Lecture at SFU Surrey has CHANGED to Room 2600 

February 22, 2016:

LIGO scientist Dr. Michael Landry will present a lecture on the discovery of gravitational waves on March 5 10am at SFU Surrey Room 5280.  Free parking available on level P3

January 5, 2016:

The new Spring 2016  schedule is available!


All lectures start on Saturday mornings at 10:00am, unless noted otherwise above. Parking will be available in the TRIUMF parking lot and SFU Surrey.


For the TRIUMF site: Maps and directions to TRIUMF, and a TRIUMF site map.

For the SFU Surrey site (located just south of the Surrey Central Skytrain station): Maps and directions to SFU Surrey. Sessions will be in the Podium (Podium Map).  They will take place in room 2740 except on November 30th when they will be in the Galleria room 5140 (Galleria Map).

Viewing past lectures:

School organized visits:

While we encourage all interested students to attend, we ask that teachers do not make the lectures mandatory for their classes. We will not be signing attendance forms for students. If anyone has questions or concerns about this, please contact our student coordinator Dana Giasson.

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