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
Funding Announcements

Federal Budget 2014 and TRIUMF

11 February 2014

TRIUMF welcomes the Federal Government's commitment to science and technology in Budget 2014. We look forward to working together on an enhanced program of operating support as well as new opportunities.

Current Events

TRIUMF Scientist is an Open Book

06 February 2014

TRIUMF scientist Dr. Tom Ruth shared the excitement of a research career with students during the Human Library event at John Oliver Secondary School.

Awards & Honours

Antimatter Team Wins Polanyi Prize

03 February 2014

For its role in creating, trapping, and studying atoms of antihydrogen, the ALPHA Canada team led by TRIUMF's Makoto Fujiwara has received the NSERC John C. Polanyi Prize.

Awards & Honours

ATLAS Student Wins Chamberlain Fellowship

31 January 2014

TRIUMF graduate student Simon Viel is the recipient of one of the most prestigious fellowships in particle physics, the Chamberlain Fellowship at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. 

University Stories

Looking Back at "Atom-Smashing"

23 January 2014

As TRIUMF's cyclotron celebrates its 40th year in operation, we look back at the history of cyclotron development in Canada, beginning with McGill's 100 MeV synchrocyclotron. 

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

Minister of State (S&T) Rickford Visits

10 January 2014

On January 8, 2014, the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State for Science and Technology toured TRIUMF to see examples of basic research, technology, and applications to industry and health care.

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.

Funding Announcements

CISCO Systems Invests In PIF&NIF

21 December 2013

A team of researchers from Cisco Systems, Inc. visited TRIUMF to conduct tests at the newly upgraded beam line of the proton and neutron irradiation facility. Cisco made investments with coordination through AAPS Inc. 

Current Events

Breakthroughs at ARIEL

12 December 2013

Three critical developments in the ARIEL project have been completed. The e-gun, the first cavity and the cold box are all ready thereby keeping the e-linac on track for completion by the end of next year.