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
Awards & Honours

TRIUMF Joins Royal Society of Canada

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.

Experimental Result

E-Linac Moves into the E-Hall

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.

Current Events

Art and Science Collide at Spring Exhibit

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.

Current Events

Consulate of France Supports Local S&T

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.

Current Events

There’s Something About TED

08 April 2014

As part of the TED conference in Vancouver last month, a group of 25 delegates were treated to an exclusive tour of the cyclotron vault and GMP labs. They discovered how a TRIUMF-led collaboration is working on a Made-in-Canada solution to address the threat of a global medical isotope shortage.

Experimental Result

CMMS Users Publish New Result in PRL

07 April 2014

Using the μSR facilities at TRIUMF’s Centre for Molecular and Materials Science and J‑PARC, a team of researchers from KEK and the National Institute for Materials Science in Japan have discovered novel magnetism in an iridium compound.

Current Events

Ultra-Cold Beer Comes to TRIUMF

01 April 2014

Arrival of neighbouring BierCraft restaurant triggers innovation, as designs are drawn for expansion to UCN facility. 

Current Events

TRIUMF Scientists Join CAP Lecture Tour

31 March 2014

Two TRIUMF scientists shared their passion for physics with Canadian undergraduates as part of this year's Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Lecture Tour.

Awards & Honours

Navratil Named 2013 APS Fellow

26 March 2014

Dr. Petr Navratil, leader of the Theory Group, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society in recognition of his “seminal contributions to the development of ab initio nuclear structure and reaction theory.”

Student Stories

Saudi Arabian Scientist Studies at TRIUMF

19 March 2014

Mohammed Abusalem, a radiochemist from King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Saudi Arabia, is spending a work term with TRIUMF's Nuclear Medicine Division.