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Saturday Morning Lectures

[Updated March 16, 2020]: Due to the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the public programs have temporarily been placed on hold. Please refer to TRIUMF's COVID-19 resources page for further updates.

Please visit TRIUMF's youtube channel for a special event viewing of,  

Catching Ghosts Using Neutrinos to Unveil the Universe

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TRIUMF, UBC, and SFU are proud to present the Saturday Morning Lecture series on Frontiers of Modern Physics.

These free lectures are at a level appropriate for high school students and members of the general public.  Everyone is welcome. There is no charge for admittance, however please register for tickets below.

Parallel lecture series will be held at TRIUMF on the UBC South Campus, and at SFU Surrey Campus. Links to maps of the various locations are at the bottom of this page.

This season, join us for the Saturday Morning Lectures in just two simple steps:

1. View the schedule here.

2. Register through the eventbrite page.

*Double check the location for each lecture. Some lectures are being repeated on different dates at these locations, but some are not - please look carefully to note one-time-only lectures. 


All lectures start on Saturday mornings at 10:00am and 11:15am, unless noted otherwise above. Parking will be available for free in the TRIUMF parking lot and SFU Surrey.


For the TRIUMF site: Maps and directions to TRIUMF, and a TRIUMF site map.

For the SFU Surrey site (located just south of the Surrey Central Skytrain station): Maps and directions to SFU Surrey. Exact room details are TBD, but the site will be signposted on the day of events. 

Viewing past lectures:

School organized visits:

While we encourage all interested students to attend, we ask that teachers do not make the lectures mandatory for their classes. We will not be signing attendance forms for students. If anyone has questions or concerns about this, please contact our student coordinator Dana Giasson.

For more information:

Please contact

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