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.


David Sinclair Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, announced on 29 Dec 2017 that IPP Member David Sinclair is among the 35 Officers of the Order of Canada invested in 2018 for “his exceptional contributions to the field of experimental sub-atomic physics and for his leadership as a founding director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory project”.

Canada's Fundamental Science Review 2017

NSERC Subatomic Physics Long Range Plan - 2017-2021

IPP Summer Students

The IPP Summer Student Programme interfaces with the CERN Summer Student programme placing undergraduate students at CERN each summer. The programme is now taking applications for summer 2018.