News & Headlines

2009‑01‑12 SNOLAB Announces Appointment of New Director

Sudbury, Ontario - SNO Institute Board of Management Chair Dr. William McLatchie announced today that Dr. Nigel Smith has been appointed as the new Director of the SNOLAB International Underground Science Facility, effective June 1, 2009.

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2009‑01‑07 SNO Ready to Brave New Frontiers

The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory's plan to study geoneutrinos to answer some of the burning questions about our planet will be featured this month in an American science magazine.

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2008‑10‑20 Listening to Dark Matter: New Clues from Lab Deep Underground

A team of researchers in Canada have made a bold stride in the struggle to detect dark matter. The PICASSO collaboration has documented the discovery of a significant difference between the acoustic signals induced by neutrons and alpha particles in a detector based on superheated liquids.

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2008‑04‑23 Honda Canada and SNOLAB Announce Graduate-Student Exchange Between SNOLAB and Kamioka Laboratory in Japan

Sudbury, Ontario, April 23, 2008 — SNOLAB and Honda Canada introduced Kota Ueshima, a research student at the University of Tokyo, and Olivier Simard, a research student at Carleton University today: they are the first Honda Fellows.

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2008‑04‑04 Government of Canada Announces Funding for Cryopit

Sudbury, Ontario, April 4, 2008 — The Government of Canada is continuing to support worldclass research and innovation in Northern Ontario by investing in the Cryopit, a new underground research facility to be located adjacent to the existing SNOLAB.

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2008‑01‑22 Province of Ontario Announces Operations Funding for SNOLAB

On Jan 22, 2008, the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation announces funding from the Ontario Research Fund for SNOLAB.

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