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

Women In Science Awards Lia Merminga

14 November 2013

The Minerva Foundation for BC Women announced Lia Merminga, Head of Accelerator Division, as a recipient of the Women In Science award. Lia is recognized for her integrity, excellence, and vision.

Current Events

TRIUMF Undergrads Awarded at CUPC

12 November 2013

Chelsea, Ben and Sebastien received top honours at the annual Canadian Undergraduate Physics Conference, hosted by McMaster University this October. 

Current Events

Proton Therapy Treats 175th Patient

01 November 2013

Treating ocular melanoma since '95, the PT Facility at TRIUMF is one of just 42 facilities worldwide capable of supplying  proton beams, the technical know-how, and coordination with local institutions to provide the best possible treatment for this rare disease.

Awards & Honours

Top 40 Under 40: Paul Schaffer

23 October 2013

TRIUMF's Paul Schaffer was selected as one of Business in Vancouver's Top Forty under 40 this morning, recognizing BC professionals who've already made their mark.  Congratulations!

Experimental Result

A Medical Isotope First at ISAC

21 October 2013

For the first time ever, Astatine-209 was successfully recovered from TRIUMF's ISAC facility for use in nuclear medicine, a breakthrough in theranostic isotope research. 

Workshops & Conferences

TRIUMF Research Drives Electronics

15 October 2013

Electrical engineers working at TRIUMF drive progress not only in subatomic-physics research but also digital communications and signal processing.

Current Events

Enhanced KEK-TRIUMF Partnership

14 October 2013

Last week, TRIUMF welcomed a delegation of senior scientists from the Japanese KEK laboratory as part of the the fourth joint Symposium on Accelerator-based Science.  A new five-year partnership agreement was signed.

From the Director

Five-Year Plan 2015–2020 Revealed

11 October 2013

Now available online, Five-Year Plan 2015–2020 represents a defining document for TRIUMF. Not only does it recap the performance of the five years—2008–2012—it also presents an implementation plan for the second half of the decadal vision laid out in Five-Year Plan 2010–2015.

Current Events

Laval HERACLES Experiment Triumphs

08 October 2013

After many trials and tribulations, the HERACLES experiment led by Laval University's René Roy has collected data for measurements of the symmetry term of nuclear potential. 

Awards & Honours

Englert, Higgs Share 2013 Nobel Prize

08 October 2013

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to François Englert and Peter W. Higgs "for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider."