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Story Archive

Category Title Date Excerpt
Current Events

Minister of State (S&T) Rickford Visits

10 January 2014

On January 8, 2014, the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State for Science and Technology toured TRIUMF to see examples of basic research, technology, and applications to industry and health care.

From the Director

Colin Gay to Head UBC Dept

21 December 2013

UBC's Professor Colin Gay has been named as chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy for a 5.5 year term; Colin chairs TRIUMF's PPAC committee.

Current Events

Breakthroughs at ARIEL

12 December 2013

Three critical developments in the ARIEL project have been completed. The e-gun, the first cavity and the cold box are all ready thereby keeping the e-linac on track for completion by the end of next year.

Current Events

Roney Appointed as IPP Director

06 December 2013

TRIUMF congratulates Dr. Michael Roney from the University of Victoria, a leader of the BaBar collaboration, on his appointment as director of the Institute of Particle Physics.

Current Events

Schaffer's Lecture Unveils the Universe

03 December 2013

As part of the “Unveiling the Universe” lecture series, Dr. Paul Schaffer delivered a captivating talk on the science behind medical isotope production, how those isotopes are used today, and how they could be used in the future.

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.

Awards & Honours

Navratil Receives Supercomputing Award

19 November 2013

Theoretical physicist Dr. Petr Navratil is part of an international team set to receive an INCITE award, affording them crucial supercomputing resources for ab initio calculations of light nuclei reactions.

Awards & Honours

Women In Science Awards Lia Merminga

14 November 2013

The Minerva Foundation for BC Women announced Lia Merminga, Head of Accelerator Division, as a recipient of the Women In Science award. Lia is recognized for her integrity, excellence, and vision.

Current Events

TRIUMF Undergrads Awarded at CUPC

12 November 2013

Chelsea, Ben and Sebastien received top honours at the annual Canadian Undergraduate Physics Conference, hosted by McMaster University this October. 

Current Events

Proton Therapy Treats 175th Patient

01 November 2013

Treating ocular melanoma since '95, the PT Facility at TRIUMF is one of just 42 facilities worldwide capable of supplying  proton beams, the technical know-how, and coordination with local institutions to provide the best possible treatment for this rare disease.