TRIUMF's Board of Management recently appointed Dr. Digvir S. Jayas, Vice-President (Research and International) and Distinguished Professor from the University of Manitoba, to serve as Vice-Chair of the Board.
The Government of Canada's Economic Action Plan 2015 commits to providing an additional $45 million in operating funds to TRIUMF over the next five years. TRIUMF applauds the Government’s continued investment in science, technology and innovation.
A Visual Arts studio course taught by Ingrid Koenig at Emily Carr University was part of TRIUMF’s Artist in Residence program in Fall 2014. A gallery exhibit with response studies is now on show at Science World.
On March 30, TRIUMF welcomed the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources to receive updates on our research, particularly ongoing work in the cyclotron-based production of medical isotopes.
Research on alpha emitters is still in its infancy, primarily due to their limited availability. Jason Crawford, a Ph.D. student at the University of Victoria, wants to see that change using infrastructure at TRIUMF.
As part of his first trip to our lab, Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield kindly indulged us in answering a few questions before meeting with laboratory staff and taking a tour of our facilities. Audio clips of the interview and photos from the tour available...