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Current Events

Canadian Supercomputer Ready to Probe Fundamental Structure of Matter

22 October 2007

TRIUMF and IBM announced that Canada's contribution to a worldwide network of supercomputers is ready to process data from the world's largest particle accelerator.

Awards & Honours

Canadian-born Physicist Shares Nobel Prize

06 October 2009

Canadian physicist Willard S. Boyle recieved a phone call early this morning with news that would change his life forever:  his 1969 co-invention was being recognized by the Nobel Prize committee with a share of this year's Physics Prize.

Current Events

Canadians Comment on Medical-Isotope Shortage

18 November 2009

Health care workers, patients and experts have their say on video about the ongoing medical-isotope shortage and its impact on Canadians and the world.

Awards & Honours

CAP Award for Excellence in Teaching Physics

19 April 2010

Phil Freeman, teacher at Richmond Secondary School, is awarded the first ever CAP High School Physics Teacher Award for the BC region for his contributions to physics education. Congratulations!

Awards & Honours

CAP Awards Vogel for Teaching Excellence

12 May 2011

Peter Vogel at Notre Dame Regional Secondary School in Vancouver has been recognized for his excellence in teaching high school physics.

Awards & Honours

CAP High School Physics Teacher Award

24 November 2014

Stephanie Sajatovich of Halifax was selected as the 2014 Award for Excellence in Teaching High School Physics, winner for the Atlantic region, and chose to take her research experience at TRIUMF during the week of Oct 20-24.

Current Events

Celebrating the LHC Grid at TRIUMF

03 October 2008

gridgridToday, October 3, TRIUMF hosted one of several Grid Fest celebrations occurring simultaneously around the world.

Awards & Honours

CERC Chair at UBC Builds on Molecular Imaging

17 May 2010

Dr. Mathew Farrer is the UBC inaugural Canada Excellence Research Chair in neurogenetics and translational neuroscience---areas of research driven forward by TRIUMF's supply of innovative imaging agents using medical isotopes.

Current Events

CERN Council Renews Strategy for Physics

30 May 2013

The CERN Council formally adopted an update to the European strategy for particle physics, noting that cross-border collaboration in science pays dividends for Europe in terms of knowledge, innovation, education and training.

Current Events


29 November 2012

CFI paid a visit to TRIUMF on Wednesday to get a personal look at some of the projects they've supported as well as to learn how TRIUMF manages its portfolio of research, training, and innovation.