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

Physics Programs

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While the IPP broadly supports particle physics research in Canada, we maintain a set of "IPP projects" that constitute our core programme. more

Research Scientists

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The IPP employs eight faculty-equivalent research scientists who lead the Canadian efforts in major particle physics experiments around the world. more

IPP RS McPherson elected to ATLAS Management

At its October 2014 meeting, the ATLAS Collaboration Board elected Dr. Robert McPherson, IPP Research Scientist and University of Victoria Adjunct Professor, as Deputy Spokesperson of the ATLAS Collaboration. more

Subatomic Physics Compute Canada White Paper

In response to the June 2014 Compute Canada call for whitepapers, IPP and CINP submitted a white paper on the subatomic physics community's future computing requirements on 31 July 2014.

IPP mourns the death of former IPP Director Alan Astbury more

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The Institute of Particle Physics provides support for Canadian citizens to participate in the CERN summer student programme. more