CINS Science Meeting – March 16th & 17th
January 19th, 2023
CINS Science Meeting – March 16th & 17th Registration remains open for the CINS Science Meeting to be held at McMaster University March 16th and 17th. We have a excellent program of invited talks from researchers across Canada and internationally....
CINS AGM 2022
October 5th, 2022
December 13th 11am – 2pm ET virtually. Registration Tentative Agenda 1) Welcome – 11 am 2) CINS business + election – 11:05 am 3) Neutron Initiatives Update – 11:35 am -CFIs -Neutrons Canada 4) Long Range Plan – 12:30 pm http://cins.ca/cins-agm-2022/...
National Neutron Strategy announcement
May 18th, 2022
We are pleased to announce the release of “The National Neutron Strategy: A strategy to rebuild Canadian capacity for materials research with neutron beams.” The strategy represents the consensus of the community built over the past several years and was d...
Long-Range Plan (LRP) for Canadian Neutron Scattering Launch Meeting Summary
April 29th, 2022
The Canadian Institute for Neutron Scattering (CINS), with support from McMaster University on behalf of the Canadian Neutron Initiative, held the launching meeting of A Long-Range Plan (LRP) for Canadian Neutron Scattering on March 10th. This was the first st...
LRP 2022: Call For Expressions of Interest
November 30th, 2021
Dear colleagues, We are pleased to announce the call for expressions of interest (EOI) for the Canadian Institute for Neutron Scattering Long Range Plan for 2022-2050 (LRP2022). EOIs are due January 31th, 2022, via email@example.com The LRP2022 will review ...
CINS AGM 2021
November 15th, 2021
Save the date: 2021 CINS Annual General Meeting November 29 and 30th The 2021 CINS Annual General Meeting will be held virtually. The meeting will run Monday, November 29th and Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 from 2 pm to 4 pm ...
CINS Supports “Building a Future for Canadian Neutron Scattering, Phase 2”
June 21st, 2021
Over the past two years, the University of Windsor has led a pan-Canadian effort to address Canada’s ongoing neutron needs in the CFI-IF 2023 competition. Considering previous engagements and the discussion at recent workshops, the CINS Executive Board&n...
“Beam-based Probes of Condensed Matter Physics, Chemistry and Related Fields in Canada” Conference
May 20th, 2021
The Centre for Molecular and Materials Science (CMMS) at TRIUMF is organizing a virtual 2-day workshop for Thursday, June 3rd and Friday, June 4th. The motivation for this workshop is that TRIUMF is engaged in developing a 20-year vision for the laboratory and...
CINS applauds the CFI award for the McMaster-led national project, “Building a Future for Canadian Neutron Scattering”
March 4th, 2021
The Canadian Institute for Neutron Scattering (CINS) is thrilled for the neutron beam community to receive a $14.25 million Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Innovation Fund grant project called, Building a Future for Canadian Neutron Scattering. “Rese...
Canadian Institute for Neutron Scattering Planning Workshop
February 22nd, 2021
The Canadian Institute for Neutron Scattering will be holding a virtual Planning Workshop March 4th at 2 pm ET. This workshop will be a discussion among neutron researchers to continue to build alignment on a national roadmap and the next major funding a...
February 13th, 2021
CINS is thrilled to announce the first set of seminars in our monthly seminar series. The February seminar will take place online Thursday February 25th at 3 pm Eastern Time. Our format will be two seminars 25 min. + 5 min for questions. Speakers: Dr. Z...
“An Emerging National Neutron Strategy in Canada”
January 21st, 2021
McMaster Nuclear Reactor (MNR) (Photo by McMaster University) On December 15 and 16, 2020, leading scientists from across Canada gathered virtually to shape this “national neutron strategy” at a round-table organized by the Canadian Neutron Initiative (CNI)...
Neutrons Clarify Convoluted Magnetic Materials
January 13th, 2021
CINS Scattering Spotlight: Graham Johnstone Source: Mitchell DiPasquale Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Image: Spinel structure high entropy oxide (CrMnFeCoNi)3O4. Everyone is waiting for the next big technological leap. As devices grow in complexity, the limits o...
Save the date: AGM 2020
October 15th, 2020
The annual meeting of CINS will be held November 28, 2020 online. For details, please visit the meeting page.
Neutrons Take Geology to New Scales
October 8th, 2020
CINS Scattering Spotlight: Simone Pujatti Source: Mitchell DiPasquale Contact: email@example.comImage: (Left) Serpentinite Rock (Right) 3D Rendering of porous network in a serpentinite (scale = 500 nm). We’re all familiar with how rainwater flows ac...
September 17th, 2020
63 Canadian researchers responded to our survey of how they are able to meet their research needs with neutron beams. We’re tabulating the responses to see how things are in the two years since the closure of the CNBC.
New neutron source in Canada would spur innovation, medical treatments
September 15th, 2020
A new article in The Conversation discusses the what a new neutron source can do for Canada. Drew Marquardt, CINS Board Member, and Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, University of WindsorMing Pan Assistant Professor in Department of Oncology, Western Un...
Neutrons Uncover Clues for Better Catalysts
July 13th, 2020
CINS Scattering Spotlight: Dr. Manar Shoshani Source: Mitchell DiPasquale Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Image: A) 1.5 mm3 single crystalline nickel-hydride for neutron diffraction. B) Neutron diffraction-solved structure. C) ChemDraw depiction of cluster...
Neutrons Point to Next-Generation Computer Memory Materials
June 18th, 2020
CINS Scattering Spotlight: Dr Dalini Maharaj, TRIUMF Source: Mitchell DiPasquale Contact: email@example.comImage: Crystal structure of a mineral perovskite. (Wikimedia CC-BY-SA 3.0) As our music and movie libraries grow and the number of apps we use mult...
Neutrons Unlock New Angles on Cancer
June 3rd, 2020
CINS Scatting Spotlight: Brett Rickeard, University of Windsor (more…)
“Neutrons Canada” meeting report available
May 21st, 2020
On 2020 January 29, the Vice Presidents of Research or their designates from 16 Canadian universities met in Ottawa to discuss a proposed new pan-Canadian, university-led framework to manage Canada’s infrastructure, international partnerships, projects, and p...
Europe leans in to help establish Neutrons Canada
February 7th, 2020
On January 29, Fifteen senior executives of Canada’s research universities met in Ottawa with Dr Mona Nemer, Canada’s Chief Science Advisor, and several of our European colleagues to discuss how to establish a new cross-Canadian university-led org...
Using Neutrons to Design More Efficient Cars and Boats
March 27th, 2019
Using the probing power of neutron beams, Professor Dimitry Sediako at the University of British Columbia is solving industrial challenges in the development of lighter powertrains for automotive and marine vehicles. (more…)
70 Years of Neutron Beams for Materials Research: The CNBC Releases Its Final Activity Report
March 12th, 2019
With the release of its final activity report, the Canadian Neutron Beam Centre (CNBC) celebrates Canada’s leadership in the use of neutron beams for materials research for over 70 years. “Our leadership began with the startup of the NRX reactor at Chalk R...