Attracting and Retaining Talent While Inspiring the Next Generation

Whether through direct research experiences or informal science education, curious minds experience the wonder and excitement of science through TRIUMF. Students will pursue careers and make contributions in S&T and emerging professionals will polish their skills.

How does TRIUMF measure its capacity for inspiring, attracting, and retaining talent for Canada?

  • Year-round undergraduate and student experiences at TRIUMF
  • Conferences and training workshops
  • Public participation in lectures and open houses
  • Internationally-recognized leaders who trace their formative moments back to TRIUMF

Over the past five years, TRIUMF has impacted:

  • 12 high-school students, 370 undergraduate students and 195 graduate students conducted research projects at TRIUMF
  • …leading to more than 85 M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses
  • 45-50 postdocs in residence at TRIUMF each year
  • 350 undergraduate and high-school students participated in Virtual Researcher on Call, Scientists in the Schools, ATLAS Master Classes, and Let’s Talk Science programs alongside TRIUMF scientists
  • 225 high-school physics teachers participated in 3 TRIUMF-led professional development days in coordination with the B.C. Association of Physics Teachers
  • 2,500 people attended public science lectures as part of programs at Science World British Columbia, Global Civic Society’s Public Salon, Saturday Morning Physics Lectures, and TEDxStanleyPark
  • 2,800 people toured TRIUMF as part of its public tours program each year
  • 25,000 people interacted with TRIUMF at community events

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