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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.

Current Events

Fermilab’s Richard Stanek Delivers Project Management Seminars at TRIUMF

10 December 2008

Richard Stanek, the International Linear Collider (ILC) and superconducting radio frequency (SRF) Resource Manager at Fermilab, visited TRIUMF from December 2-4 to offer talks on project management for interested members of TRIUMF.

Current Events

Fellowship Experience Draws Students Back to Lab

16 July 2009

TRIUMF's commitment to training the next generation of leaders through its research, education, and outreach program is paying off for two young physics students this summer.

Current Events

Federal Gov't Takes Forward Steps on Medical Isotopes

29 May 2009

Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister of Health announced the Government's plan to establish an Expert Review Panel for Long-Term Isotope Supply Solutions.  TRIUMF supports these steps and looks forward to contributing to the process.

Current Events

Fear not! Science Fiction Remains...Science Fiction

07 April 2008

Not to worry! The hypothesis proposed by Walter Wagner and Luis Sancho that the Earth will be gobbled up by black holes is impossible.

Current Events

Exploring LHC Collider Physics at TSI 2009

31 July 2009

More than 40 students from around the world gathered at TRIUMF from July 20 - 31 for the 21st Annual TRIUMF Summer Institute where they engaged with world-class experts on LHC Collider physics.

Workshops & Conferences

Expanding Partnerships with India

07 March 2011

A team from TRIUMF visited Kolkata, India, last week for a collaboration meeting with the VECC lab and to attend the Frontiers of Science Symposium.

From the Director

Erich W. Vogt (1929-2014)

19 February 2014

A pioneer and founder of TRIUMF and an inspiration in physics and life to many, Erich W. Vogt passed away peacefully this morning at Vancouver General Hospital.

Awards & Honours

Erich Vogt Receives Order of British Columbia

20 July 2006

Congratulations to Dr. Erich Vogt on receiving the Order of British Columbia at a ceremony at Government House on June 22, 2006.

Current Events

Erich Vogt Gives Stellar Talk about Astrophysics

27 February 2009

Last Wednesday, Erich Vogt, one of the founders and former director of TRIUMF gave an exceptional talk at the Fairmont Lounge in St.John's College at UBC. Titled "The Evolution of Stars and the Creation of Elements" Vogt explored the great developments of astrophysics in the 20th century and explained the innovative field TRIUMF is entering with a new 100 Million dollar radioactive beam..