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
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."

Awards & Honours

Konaka Appointed Professor at Osaka

07 October 2013

Akira Konaka has been appointed to an  Osaka professorship strengthening TRIUMF's connection to Japanese universities and experiments. 

Workshops & Conferences

Cyclotron Conference a Great Success

05 October 2013

TRIUMF was privileged to host the 20th International Conference on Cyclotrons and their Applications a few weeks ago; the conference attracted 250 experts and students to discuss this exciting field.

Current Events

Open House attracted 1,200 Happy Visitors

01 October 2013

Nearly 1,200 visitors braved torrential rain to experience demonstrations and explanations of the world-class research occurring right here at TRIUMF. 

Current Events

Top Honours to Mt. Allison/TRIUMF Student

20 September 2013

Amy MacLean’s work in green chemistry as a TRIUMF summer student recently received recognition at the annual CSC Conference.