News & Headlines

2017‑04‑27 Congratulations to Dominic Giroux

SNOLAB would like to congratulate Dominic Giroux on his recent appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of Health Sciences North / Horizon Santé-Nord (HSN) and of the Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI). 

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2017‑04‑11 SNOLAB welcomes Review of Fundamental Science

SNOLAB welcomes the release of the “Review of Fundamental Science in Canada” report commissioned by Minister of Science, Kirsty Duncan last summer.

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2017‑03‑03 Registration for TAUP 2017 Now Open!

Registration for the 15th International Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics (TAUP) conference is now open!

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2017‑02‑26 New World-Leading Limit on Dark Matter Search from PICO Experiment

The PICO Collaboration is excited to announce that the PICO-60 dark matter bubble chamber experiment has produced a new dark matter limit after analysis of data from the most recent run.

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2017‑02‑20 Canadian Science at AAAS

SNOLAB recently took part in the Annual Conference hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest multidisciplinary scientific society and a leading publisher of cutting-edge research through its Science family of journals.

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2017‑02‑07 Remembering Fraser Duncan

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that SNOLAB passes on the news that Fraser Duncan, our Associate Director and dear friend, passed away peacefully over the weekend. Fraser passed away in Sudbury with his brother in attendance. Our thoughts are with his family and all his friends.

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2017‑02‑03 SNOLAB featured on Lab Spaces

Motherboard visits SNOLAB, where scientists are searching for dark matter, supernovas, and neutrinos inside an active mine.

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2017‑01‑09 SNOLAB receives $28.6 M from CFI
January 9, 2017– Sudbury, ON – SNOLAB is among 17 research facilities receiving support through Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) Major Science Initiative (MSI) fund. The MSI fund aims to secure and strengthen these state-of-the-art national research facilities.
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2016‑12‑15 Dr. Pearson appointed to the Order of Ontario

Dr. David Pearson, founding director of Science North, was appointed to the Order of Ontario on December 14th, 2016.

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2016‑12‑08 SNOLAB featured on Nobel Labs 360°

Take a guided tour of SNOLAB with Nobel Laureate, Dr. Art McDonald. The project Nobel Labs 360° is an outreach initiative of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.  

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