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Current Events

Swiss Delegation Visits TRIUMF

22 April 2014

On April 01, Dr. Urs Obrist, Science, Research, and Education Officer of the Embassy of Switzerland, visited TRIUMF, meeting scientists with collaborations in Switzerland and experienced the lab in action during a tour.

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.

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.

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.”

From the Director

Johns Hopkins Scientist to Lead TRIUMF

18 March 2014

After a seven month, highly competitive, international search for TRIUMF’s next director, the laboratory’s Board of Management announced today that Dr. Jonathan Bagger, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor and Vice Provost at the Johns Hopkins University, will join TRIUMF this summer as the laboratory’s next director. 

Current Events

Scottish Experts Visit TRIUMF

11 March 2014

Last month, a group of radioisotope and accelerator scientists from Scotland visited TRIUMF, investigating possible avenues for collaboration in medical isotope production and the advancement of accelerator technology.