McMaster celebrated the completion of the beam hall for the small-angle neutron scattering (SANS) instrument on Feb 9, 2018.
Perhaps the most informative coverage of the Canadian Neutron Initiative to date:
Chalk River reactor closure threatens to scatter research community: With the shut-down scheduled for March, a group of researchers is lobbying the government to fund foreign facilities, or risk losing local expertise. Continue reading University Affairs covers the CNI
In this video tour of the McMaster Nuclear Reactor (MNR), Fiona McNeill leads you through the reactor and discusses neutron imaging. The small-angle neutron beamline under construction is described at about 4:30. Continue reading Spotlight on the McMaster Nuclear Reactor
The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) has recommended the Government of Canada to “implement the Canadian Neutron Initiative, upgrade and fully utilize the McMaster nuclear reactor, and facilitate international nuclear research partnerships,” in its December 8, 2017 report, Continue reading Parliamentary Committee Asks the Government to implement the Canadian Neutron Initiative
Canadian scientists talk opportunities for cooperation with the European Spallation Source.
“We put together a delegation of scientists that represent a wide range of priority science research areas for Canada, including energy, health, advanced manufacturing, and quantum materials,” says Harroun. Continue reading Canadian scientists visit the European Spallation Source
“You can find a lot of things on Kijiji, but a neutron beam from a nuclear reactor isn’t one of them. That’s why a team of Canadian scientists, headed up by Brock University Associate Professor of Physics Thad Harroun, is travelling to Sweden next week Continue reading Brock University physicist on hunt for neutron beams
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...
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