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Current Events

Global Particle Physics: Beacons of Discovery

03 October 2011

Scientific leaders release a global vision for the future of particle physics illsutrating the worldwide commitment to revealing the hidden nature of space and time.

Current Events

Glen Stinson (1939-2009): Nuclear Physics Pioneer

15 December 2009

On December 11, 2009 Glen Stinson of Edmonton died peacefully at the age of 69 years. He was instrumental in the early years of TRIUMF and will be missed.

Current Events

German Ambassador Visits TRIUMF

05 December 2012

His Excellency Werner Wnendt, Abassador of Germany to Canada, visited TRIUMF this past Tuesday to learn about the laboratory's global connections and look for opportunities to expand international partnerships.

Awards & Honours

Gerald Oakham Honoured as One of Ottawa's Top 50 People

12 September 2008

Gerald Oakham, a TRIUMF research scientist, was recently selected as one of the “Top 50 People in the Capital,” an annual feature produced by Ottawa Life magazine.

Current Events


07 May 2013

Rare-isotope beam physics is a rapidly growing field around the world. Senior management from France's GANIL laboratory visited TRIUMF last month to discuss enhanced collaboration and partnership opportunites.

Current Events

Future Science Leaders make an Impact

23 October 2012

As part of the Future Science Leaders program with Science World, TRIUMF had the opportunity to host two very talented young students. 

Current Events

Full Complement of Multi-Charged Stable Ion Beams Now Available to ISAC

17 December 2008

On December 2, 2008, a team of scientists, engineers, and technicians, led by Dr. Keerthi Jayamanna, first accelerated a multi-charge stable ion beam of Ar7+ from the OLIS (“Off Line Ion Source”) facility through the ISAC acceleration system.

Current Events

Free Public Lecture about LHC Construction

23 January 2013

Dr. Lyn Evans, project leader for building the LHC, will be speaking at a free public lecture on February 20 in Vancouver. He will talk about some of the design features and technical challenges that make the LHC such an awe-inspiring scientific instrument.

Current Events

Four Labs Address Canada’s Isotope Situation

24 January 2011

Today the Government of Canada announced a $6 million investment to develop an alternative medical-isotope production technology proposed by four Canadian labs.

Awards & Honours

Founders of TRIUMF among British Columbia's Most Influential People

25 November 2008

The Vancouver Sun announced on November 19 its plans to determine by popular vote the 150 most influential citizens in the history of British Columbia. The "British Columbia’s Best" contest was initiated in honour of the 150th anniversary of British Columbia. We are proud to announce that several individuals with a strong connection to TRIUMF made the list, including Erich Vogt and John Warren.