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Category Title Date Excerpt
Workshops & Conferences

Energy Scales up at Theory Workshop

20 February 2015

TRIUMF’s Nuclear Theory Workshop is a four day long collection of lectures, talks and colloquiums centred around the latest results from top research institutions and universities around the world.

Workshops & Conferences

E.W. Vogt Symposium: Remembering a Giant

20 February 2015

The legacy of Erich Vogt was celebrated by his many friends during a scientific symposium last week. Erich exemplified a true renaissance man with a broad education, unmatched motivation and exemplary people skills.

Awards & Honours

NSERC Brockhouse Prize For CycloMed99

17 February 2015

For their outstanding teamwork in realizing a solution for safe and reliable medical isotope production for hospitals in Canada, the CycloMed99 team will be receiving a prestigious national award in Ottawa today.

Current Events

ATLAS Prepares for LHC Restart

06 February 2015

The LHC has been offline; but it's not all relaxing on a beach and sipping mai tais for the world's most powerful particle accelerator and the thousands of physicists, engineers and students that operate it.

Workshops & Conferences

Testing Gravity Workshop

02 February 2015

Gravity – the most basic of all forces - is still surrounded by a great deal of mystery. A recent workshop hosted at SFU aimed to discover new ways of testing theories and ideas.

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.