Government of Canada response to the House of Commons Natural Resources Committee report on the nuclear sector. Oct 5, 2017. This report outlines a set of options it will examine that is very similar to the CNI’s proposal Continue reading Consultations with CNI referred to in government report
These presentations were part of the Finance Committee’s 2018 pre-budget consultations: Continue reading CNI testifies at the House of Commons Finance Committee
Today: Celebrating 60 years of neutron-based science and technology at the NRU reactor in Chalk River at...
A University of Manitoba physicist is part of an international research team developing a cancer treatment method that uses magnetic nanoparticles to kill tumours with heat. Continue reading Neutrons Aid the Development of Cancer-Killing Nanoparticles
With Canada’s own neutron source closing in March 2018, representatives of other neutron sources have been reaching out to the Canadian research community.
Continue reading World’s leading neutron centre seeks Canadian Partnership
The super-ambitious ‘Internet of Things’ would allow smart devices everywhere to gather, share, and respond to data—and one Simon Fraser University chemist is making breakthroughs in understanding the materials that have just the right electro-mechanical properties to turn that vision into a reality. Continue reading Neutrons Reveal Secrets about the Materials Needed for the ‘Internet of Things’
Why Canada must not be shut out of the neutron technology it invented
September 28, 2017
“While neutron scattering continues to grow in importance and Canada enjoys international recognition as its ancestral home, its future here in Canada is nonetheless very much in doubt.” Continue reading CNI in the National Post
The Canadian energy sector has developed standard practices to ensure that oil and gas pipelines remain safe as they age. For the past decade, these standard practices have been influenced by a team of researchers, including one University of Alberta professor and his industrial partners, who use neutron beams to better understand stress and corrosion in pipeline steel. Continue reading Ensuring oil and gas pipeline integrity using neutron beams
The world’s oldest major research reactor closes next year, but Canadian scientists are looking to the future through the Canadian Neutron Initiative, according to Science Magazine on Sept 21. Continue reading Science Magazine covers Canadian Neutron Initiative
The 2017 CINS Annual General Meeting (AGM) has been postponed.. Continue reading 2017 Annual Meeting – Update