Canada's National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics Laboratoire national canadien pour la recherche en physique nucléaire et en physique des particules

Story Archive

Category Title Date Excerpt
Awards & Honours

Photos Contemplate the Humanity of Science

19 December 2014

Whether in the form of a researcher’s handwritten scribbles or through a photographer’s creativity, photographers brought a fresh look to research at work at TRIUMF 3rd Photowalk.

University Stories

Western University Joins TRIUMF Consortium

16 December 2014

Western University joins as TRIUMF's 19th Canadian member university of the consortium that owns and operates the lab, reinforcing existing networks in nuclear medicine and materials science. Welcome!

Student Stories

UBC Co-op Brings Business to Tc-99m

28 November 2014

Karen Young, a fourth year commerce student from UBC’s Sauder School of Business, is spending a semester at TRIUMF bridging business and science as she develops a financial model for medical isotope production.

Experimental Result

Unravelling the Proton-Radius Puzzle

28 November 2014

A TRIUMF-led theory group is helping to shed light on the "proton-radius" puzzle, where a once "well known" physical property of matter has been called into question by a new experimental result.

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.

Experimental Result

LHCb Experiment Confirms TRIUMF Prediction

20 November 2014

The LHCb experiment discovered two new baryons and verified TRIUMF’s Richard Woloshyn and York University’s Randy Lewis prediction about bottom baryons.

Awards & Honours

McPherson New ATLAS Deputy Spokesperson

14 October 2014

Robert McPherson of the University of Victoria Physics and Astronomy and Institute of Particle Physics has been selected as the Deputy Spokesperson of the ATLAS Experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider. The ATLAS Collaboration Board elected McPherson at its meeting in Geneva on October 10, 2014. 

Experimental Result

New ATLAS Measurement of the Higgs Boson

08 October 2014

The ATLAS collaboration has released the final measurement of the Higgs boson coupling to W bosons using data from the first run of the Large Hadron Collider. The newly optimized analysis studies the Higgs boson in two production modes.

Awards & Honours

Member University Lands Prestigious Chair

26 September 2014

The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State for Science and Technology, announced Dr. Gilles Gerbier as the new Canada Excellence Research Chair in particle astrophysics at Queen’s University, a TRIUMF member institution.

Awards & Honours

NSERC Discovery Grant for Isotopes

19 September 2014

Iris Dillmann, a research scientist at TRIUMF, was awarded a five-year NSERC Individual Discovery Grant to support her research of neutron-rich exotic isotopes titled “Beta-delayed neutron measurements for nuclear astrophysics.”