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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.

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.