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Current Events

Choose the Next "Big Science" Image

12 February 2013

Last September, hundreds of photographers streamed into particle physics laboratories around the world to produce photographs of the laboratories, in all their beauty and complexity. It's time to vote for the winners! 

Awards & Honours

Chris Oram and Wife Cycle from Bangkok to Paris

13 January 2010

TRIUMF scientist, Dr. Chris Oram spent 325 days last year cycling with his wife from Bangkok, Thailand to Paris, France, crossing 22 countries through Asia and Europe.

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.

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

Commemorating the Life of Ian Thorson

11 February 2010

Ian Thorson (February 22 1934- January 26 2010) will be deeply missed by his family and friends. His expertise in radiation shielding and safety contributed greatly to TRIUMF.

From the Director

Comment on Recent Discussion of Fusion

04 October 2011

With regard to recent CBC news coverage of magnetized-target fusion technology, TRIUMF makes several observations about its institutional perspective.

Current Events

Community Lecture: “If I can’t see it, does it matter?”

22 August 2008

On the evening of August 21, 2008, Marcello Pavan, TRIUMF scientist, carried a large cardboard box of green and red plastic balls into the Old Barn Community Centre. “Don’t give the surprise away,” he told me as I taped the small balls together to model the nucleus of a large atom.

Workshops & Conferences

Computer Innovators Meet At HEPiX

07 November 2011

TRIUMF was proud to play host to the world's leading physics-based computer experts as the HEPiX conference took place downtown.

Current Events

Consul General of Japan Visits TRIUMF

03 September 2010

On Sept. 2, 2010, the Consul General of Japan for Vancouver visited TRIUMF. Mr Hideki Ito met with leading researchers from Japan and Canada and learned about the history of strong partnerships with TRIUMF.

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.