Registration is now open for the CINS AGM 2023

October 20th, 2023

Virtual December 4th 2023, 1pm – 3pm CINS AGM 2023 Agenda Long-Range Plan Update Neutrons Canada Update ISIS proposal process and statistics CINS Bylaw Discussion Promote CSC neutron scattering session Other business Adjourn ...

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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....

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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

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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...

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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 The LRP2022 will review ...

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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 ...

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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...

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Inaugural Seminar

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...

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“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)...

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Spinel structure high entropy oxide (CrMnFeCoNi)3O4

Neutrons Clarify Convoluted Magnetic Materials

January 13th, 2021

CINS Scattering Spotlight: Graham Johnstone Source: Mitchell DiPasquale Contact: 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...

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CINS AGM 2020 poster

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.

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Serpintinite - Simone Pujatti

Neutrons Take Geology to New Scales

October 8th, 2020

CINS Scattering Spotlight: Simone Pujatti Source: Mitchell DiPasquale Contact: webmaster@cins.caImage: (Left) Serpentinite Rock (Right) 3D Rendering of porous network in a serpentinite (scale = 500 nm). We’re all familiar with how rainwater flows ac...

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Thank you!

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.

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Nickel hydride catalyst

Neutrons Uncover Clues for Better Catalysts

July 13th, 2020

CINS Scattering Spotlight: Dr. Manar Shoshani Source: Mitchell DiPasquale Contact: Image: A) 1.5 mm3 single crystalline nickel-hydride for neutron diffraction. B) Neutron diffraction-solved structure. C) ChemDraw depiction of cluster...

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Atomic structure of a mineral perovskite

Neutrons Point to Next-Generation Computer Memory Materials

June 18th, 2020

CINS Scattering Spotlight: Dr Dalini Maharaj, TRIUMF Source: Mitchell DiPasquale Contact: webmaster@cins.caImage: 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...

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“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...

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