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About Seminars & Lectures


TRIUMF offers a wide variety of seminars given both by world-class scientists who are visiting the laboratory and by those who work at TRIUMF.


For Whom:

All employees and visitors, including the general public, are welcome at any of the scheduled seminars.



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: Generally once a month, 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.


Technical Seminars

Intended Audience: TRIUMF faculty and staff

When: Irregular

Committee: Fabrice Retiere, Jens Lassen