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Story Archive

Category Title Date Excerpt
Current Events

Roney Appointed as IPP Director

06 December 2013

TRIUMF congratulates Dr. Michael Roney from the University of Victoria, a leader of the BaBar collaboration, on his appointment as director of the Institute of Particle Physics.

Experimental Result

Laser Group Develops New Technique

05 December 2013

The laser spectroscopy group had its latest paper accepted into PRL. Francium isotopes are explored and a new experimental technique developed, paving the way for this recent success.

Current Events

Schaffer's Lecture Unveils the Universe

03 December 2013

As part of the “Unveiling the Universe” lecture series, Dr. Paul Schaffer delivered a captivating talk on the science behind medical isotope production, how those isotopes are used today, and how they could be used in the future.

Current Events

Five-Year Review of TRIUMF

20 November 2013

On November 13-15, the International Peer Review Committee visited TRIUMF to assess its performance, progress, and plans for the future.

Awards & Honours

Navratil Receives Supercomputing Award

19 November 2013

Theoretical physicist Dr. Petr Navratil is part of an international team set to receive an INCITE award, affording them crucial supercomputing resources for ab initio calculations of light nuclei reactions.

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