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Current Events

"Blackberry" Inventor Invests in Theoretical Physics (again)

09 June 2008

The Canadian who invented the Blackberry has a soft spot for physics. Mike Lazaridis, who made a fortune developing the BlackBerry handheld device, is donating another $50 million to the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics located in North Waterloo, Ontario.

Current Events

$30.7M Supports World Class Isotope Research

22 June 2010

A $30.7-million provincial investment in TRIUMF is expected to help lead the way in alleviating future medical isotope shortages, while keeping B.C. and Canada at the forefront of particle and nuclear physics, Premier Gordon Campbell announced today.

Current Events

12th Annual Student Symposium

17 August 2012

The winners of the 12th annual Summer Student Symposium have been announced.

Awards & Honours

152nd Nobel Symposium Invites Jens Dilling

11 October 2012

On June 13, Jens Dilling attended the 152nd Nobel Symposium in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Nobel Symposia is a program that brings together world experts to discuss breakthroughs and progress in areas of science.

Awards & Honours

1st CAP-TRIUMF Medal Goes to David Sinclair

14 April 2011

Carleton University physics professor and TRIUMF senior scientist David Sinclair will receive the inaugural CAP-TRIUMF Vogt Medal for Contributions to Subatomic Physics.

Current Events

2008-09 Saturday Morning Lecture Series:

03 October 2008

TRIUMF and UBC's Department of Physics and Astronomy are proud to present the 2008-09 Saturday morning lecture series on Quantum Physics and Chemistry.

Awards & Honours

2008/2009 Carl Westcott Fellowship Awarded to Daniel Roberge

12 February 2009

Last month on January 20, 2009, TRIUMF’s Daniel Roberge received a $10,000 cheque. No, he did not win the lottery; it was the annually awarded Dr. Carl H. Westcott Memorial Fellowship, granted to one outstanding graduate student at TRIUMF each year.

Current Events

2009: A Triple Crown Year for TRIUMF

21 December 2009

The TRIUMF community gathered together on December 14 to celebrate three major milestones: 40 years of success, 35 years of the Cyclotron, and 10 years of rare-isotope beams.

Awards & Honours

2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

12 October 2011

The 2011 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was recognized for his work on quasicrystals, a phenomenon long thought to be erroneous.

Awards & Honours

2011 Nobel Prize in Physics

04 October 2011

The 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for observations of distant supernovae. TRIUMF's nuclear astrophysics program contributes to the same core technology.