Canada's National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics Laboratoire national canadien pour la recherche en physique nucléaire et en physique des particules

Story Archive

Category Title Date Excerpt
Current Events

Koreans collaborate with SRF experts

21 January 2015

With 500 SRF cavities needed for their new accelerator complex (RISP), researchers from Korea brought the first of two prototype SRF cavities to TRIUMF for testing.

Experimental Result

Viability of new muon g-2 technique proven

20 January 2015

With an experiment in the M15 beamline, a Japan-Canada team demonstrates viability of an alternate muon g-2 measurement technique.

Current Events

TRIUMF signs MOU with UBC Orbit

16 January 2015

UBC Orbit team utilizes TRIUMF’s expertise as they construct a space-ready satellite for the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge.  

Current Events

The Honourable Mike Lake visits TRIUMF

15 January 2015

On January 13, 2015, TRIUMF played host to the Honourable Mike Lake, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, and Member of Parliament from Edmonton.

Experimental Result

Team Demonstrates Solution to Tc-99m Crisis

05 January 2015

A Canadian team demonstrates the workability of decentralized, non-reactor based production of Tc-99m that eliminates the threat of an isotope shortage, while providing a safe and secure supply chain for Canadian patients.

Awards & Honours

Photos Contemplate the Humanity of Science

19 December 2014

Whether in the form of a researcher’s handwritten scribbles or through a photographer’s creativity, photographers brought a fresh look to research at work at TRIUMF 3rd Photowalk.

Current Events

First Experiments Performed With GRIFFIN

18 December 2014

A state-of-the-art instrument for detecting and measuring gamma radiation with high efficiency and precision, GRIFFIN, became operational this year and ran its first experiments.

Current Events

Forty Years of Beam!

17 December 2014

It was 40 years ago that the laboratory celebrated extraction of first beam from the 500 MeV cyclotron, the same cyclotron driving science at the lab today. The TRIUMF Alumni & Retirees Association visited to connect and learn of the present status of the lab but also to share memories of times past.

University Stories

Western University Joins TRIUMF Consortium

16 December 2014

Western University joins as TRIUMF's 19th Canadian member university of the consortium that owns and operates the lab, reinforcing existing networks in nuclear medicine and materials science. Welcome!

Current Events

Canada Launches ST&I Strategy

05 December 2014