University Affairs covers the CNI

January 23rd, 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 fac...

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Spotlight on the McMaster Nuclear Reactor

January 3rd, 2018

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. (more…)

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Canadian scientists visit the European Spallation Source

November 23rd, 2017

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,...

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Brock University physicist on hunt for neutron beams

November 15th, 2017

“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 ...

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Neutron experiments add confidence to nuclear reactor safety

November 10th, 2017

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories is a leader in sciences that are foundational to reactor safety—including the ability to predict the lifetimes of critical components used in nuclear power stations around the world, especially those in CANDU reactors. (more&hell...

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CINS AGM – Save the date

November 9th, 2017

The 2017 CINS Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place at the University of Toronto, from Friday evening Dec 8 through Saturday Dec 9. More information will be added as soon as it is available on the AGM page.

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Consultations with CNI referred to in government report

November 3rd, 2017

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 (more…)

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60 years of neutron-based science

November 3rd, 2017

Today: Celebrating 60 years of neutron-based science and technology at the NRU reactor in Chalk River at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories. Watch the TEDx talk. (more…)

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CNI in the National Post

September 28th, 2017

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...

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Ensuring oil and gas pipeline integrity using neutron beams

September 27th, 2017

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...

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