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Story Archive

Category Title Date Excerpt
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.

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.

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