The Office of the Minister of Science received a delegation of Canadian researchers in support of the Canadian Neutron Initiative on Thursday last week (Feb 08, 2018). Delegates emphasized how irreplaceable neutron beams are to their fields of research.
Continue reading Office of the Minister of Science meets with researchers who use neutron beams
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
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
These presentations were part of the Finance Committee’s 2018 pre-budget consultations: Continue reading CNI testifies at the House of Commons Finance Committee
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
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 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