The Institute of Particle Physics promotes Canadian excellence in particle physics research and advanced education.

Physics Programs

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IPP broadly supports particle physics research in Canada and maintains a set of "IPP projects" that constitute our core experimental programme.

Congratulations Art McDonald and Takaaki Kajita

for having the discovery of neutrino oscillations recognized with the awarding of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics.
A wonderful time to celebrate our colleagues Art McDonald and the SNO team - and some beautiful physics! Art McDonald Art McDonald Art McDonald

NSERC Subatomic Physics Long Range Plan - 2017-2021

The planning process for research undertaken by the Canadian subatomic physics community in the 2017-2021 period is underway. The IPP brief was submitted to the NSERC Subatomic Physics Long Range Plan committee on October 15.

IPP Summer Students

The IPP Summer Student Programme interfaces with the CERN Summer Student programme placing undergraduate students at CERN each summer. The programme will begin taking applications in November.