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Category Title Date Excerpt
Current Events

TRIUMF Scientists Join CAP Lecture Tour

31 March 2014

Two TRIUMF scientists shared their passion for physics with Canadian undergraduates as part of this year's Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Lecture Tour.

Awards & Honours

Navratil Named 2013 APS Fellow

26 March 2014

Dr. Petr Navratil, leader of the Theory Group, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society in recognition of his “seminal contributions to the development of ab initio nuclear structure and reaction theory.”

Student Stories

Saudi Arabian Scientist Studies at TRIUMF

19 March 2014

Mohammed Abusalem, a radiochemist from King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Saudi Arabia, is spending a work term with TRIUMF's Nuclear Medicine Division.

From the Director

Johns Hopkins Scientist to Lead TRIUMF

18 March 2014

After a seven month, highly competitive, international search for TRIUMF’s next director, the laboratory’s Board of Management announced today that Dr. Jonathan Bagger, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor and Vice Provost at the Johns Hopkins University, will join TRIUMF this summer as the laboratory’s next director. 

Current Events

Scottish Experts Visit TRIUMF

11 March 2014

Last month, a group of radioisotope and accelerator scientists from Scotland visited TRIUMF, investigating possible avenues for collaboration in medical isotope production and the advancement of accelerator technology.

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.

Experimental Result

T2K Publishes Electron Neutrino Appearance

13 February 2014

A new electron neutrino appearance result from the T2K collaboration was published this week, bringing researchers one step closer to answering one of the greatest puzzles of particle physics: why is there more matter than antimatter in our universe?