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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.

Awards & Honours

Former VECC Director Awarded Prestigious Chair

16 October 2009

Eminent nuclear physicist Bikash Sinha has been awarded the prestigious Dr. Homi J. Bhabha Chair Professorship at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

Awards & Honours

Former TRIUMF Student Awarded Stoicheff Scholarship

28 May 2012

Former TRIUMF student, Wilson Brenna, recently won the Inaugural Stoicheff Scholarship, awarded by the Canadian Associaition of Physicists. 

From the Director

Former TRIUMF Board Chair Steps in to Lead U Waterloo

04 October 2010

Effective October 1, Waterloo provost and former TRIUMF Board Chair Feridun Hamdullahpur became president of the university on an interim basis.

Current Events

Five-Year Review of TRIUMF

20 November 2013

On November 13-15, the International Peer Review Committee visited TRIUMF to assess its performance, progress, and plans for the future.

From the Director

Five-Year Plan 2015–2020 Revealed

11 October 2013

Now available online, Five-Year Plan 2015–2020 represents a defining document for TRIUMF. Not only does it recap the performance of the five years—2008–2012—it also presents an implementation plan for the second half of the decadal vision laid out in Five-Year Plan 2010–2015.

Current Events

First Beam in the LHC - Accelerating Science

10 September 2008

The first beam in the Large Hadron Collider at CERN was successfully steered around the full 27 kilometres of the world’s most powerful particle accelerator at 10h28 this morning.