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About Seminars & Lectures

TRIUMF offers a wide variety of seminars provided by both by world-class scientists who are visiting the laboratory and by those who work at TRIUMF. The lectures are intended for employees, students, visitors, and the general public!

Location: All Seminars and Lectures are held in the Main Office Building Auditorium at TRIUMF.

Complete Seminar List

Past Seminar List


The Seminars


Saturday Morning Lecture Series

Audience: General Public

When: Recurring quarterly schedule can be found here. Lectures held on Saturday mornings, 10:00 a.m.

Chair:  Stan Yen


General TRIUMF Seminars and Colloquia

Intended Audience: Colloquia are meant to be accessible to all physics graduate students, whereas seminars are more technical.

When: Usually Thursday, 2 p.m.

Committee: David Morrissey (chair); Sonia Bacca, Iris Dillmann, Jack Henderson, Cornelia Hoehr, Iain Mckenzie, and Ruediger Picker

Contact: Seminars

The colloquia are now broadcasted here.


Accelerator Seminars

Intended Audience: TRIUMF faculty and staff, particularly those involved with accelerators

When: Usually Wednesday, 2 p.m.

Committee: Yi-Nong Rao (chair), Rick Baartman, Phil Levy, Shane Koscielniak, Jens Lassen

Contact: Yi-Nong Rao


Nuclear Physics Seminar

Seminars on recent nuclear physics results by or of interest to the Nuclear Physics Department and nuclear physics Theory Department staff, research associates, and graduate students, and their collaborators. The description can be found here.

Intended Audience: Nuclear physics experts or experts-in-training (theory and experiment).

When: Mondays at 3:30 p.m.

Committee: Greg Hackman, Sonia Bacca, John Behr, Iris Dillmann

The seminar is broadcasted here. Please contact Greg Hackman for the access code.


Quantum & Precision Forum Seminars

Audience: Physicists interested in new developments in quantum sensing and precision experiments for fundamental physics. Please visit the Quantum and Precision Forum Indico page for more information. 

When: ~ once per month usually on Tuesdays 11:30 AM.

Committee: Makoto Fujiwara, Stephan Malbrunot-EttenauerChloé Malbrunot


Technical Seminars

Intended Audience: TRIUMF faculty and staff

When: Irregular

Committee: Fabrice Retiere, Jens Lassen