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Current Events

TRIUMF Taken By Storm

05 March 2014

Last week, TRIUMF was briefly buried under a rare, late-season snowfall. It was up to TRIUMF's Plant Group to clear the snow before temperatures warmed up again and turned the snow into dangerous ice.

Workshops & Conferences

Nuclear Structure Workshop at TRIUMF

28 February 2014

From February 18-21, TRIUMF’s Theory Group hosted the Nuclear Structure and Reactions: Experimental and Ab Initio Theoretical Perspectives workshop. Forty scientists gathered to share their latest results, exchange new ideas, and establish new collaborations.

Awards & Honours

Suwa Award Honours T2K Team

25 February 2014

The 2013 Suwa Award was presented to the J-PARC Neutrino Beam Group last week in Japan, to celebrate the achievement of the world’s highest-intensity neutrino beam, used in the T2K experiment.

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.

Current Events

UCN Project Takes Big Step Forward

13 February 2014

During this annual shutdown period, the Ultra-Cold Neutron (UCN) project kicks off construction of their state-of-the-art experimental area, "excavating" the shielding blocks in the southwestern Meson Hall for the first time since 1978.

Current Events

BC Ministers Take a Close Look

12 February 2014

The Honourable Amrik Virk, Minister of Advanced Education, and the Honourable Andrew Wilkinson, Minister of Technology, Innovation, and Citizens’ Services, visited TRIUMF last week and learned about the progress underway at ARIEL.

Current Events

TRIUMF Scientist is an Open Book

06 February 2014

TRIUMF scientist Dr. Tom Ruth shared the excitement of a research career with students during the Human Library event at John Oliver Secondary School.

Awards & Honours

Antimatter Team Wins Polanyi Prize

03 February 2014

For its role in creating, trapping, and studying atoms of antihydrogen, the ALPHA Canada team led by TRIUMF's Makoto Fujiwara has received the NSERC John C. Polanyi Prize.

Awards & Honours

ATLAS Student Wins Chamberlain Fellowship

31 January 2014

TRIUMF graduate student Simon Viel is the recipient of one of the most prestigious fellowships in particle physics, the Chamberlain Fellowship at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. 

Workshops & Conferences

Collaboration Abounds at Cosmology Meeting

21 January 2014

Several members of TRIUMF's Theory Group attended the Vancouver-area Cosmology Meeting on Friday January 17, 2014 to share ideas and discuss new research developments.