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November 7, 2017
Robert John "Jack" Cornett

Dr. R Jack Cornett Passion for Life and Science Award

The family, friends and the Faculty of Science colleagues at the University of Ottawa were devastated by the news of the sudden death of Jack Cornett…
October 12, 2017

CFI provides $18.5 M boost to research on neuromuscular diseases, cancer-fighting viruses, the power of light and radioactive atoms

Canada’s only accelerator mass spectrometer, housed at the University of Ottawa’s Advanced Research Complex, will receive a $3.8-million upgrade to improve its ability to measure rare […]
August 20, 2017

Highlights from AMS14

In August of 2017, the AEL AMS Laboratory had the honour of hosting the 14th International Conference on Accelerator Mass Spectrometry…
July 27, 2017

Remembering Ryan Bolen

Ryan Bolen, Ph.D. student under the supervision of Dr. Liam Kieser, Professor in the Department of Physics, and Dr. Jack Cornett, Professor in the Department of […]
July 11, 2017

World’s largest hoard of carbon dates goes global

Radiocarbon dating has long been used to reveal the age of organic materials — from ancient bones to wooden artefacts. Scientists are now using the amassed […]
March 15, 2017

When Modern Science Connects with the Past

In 1912, and again in 1915, William J. Wintemberg, an archaeologist with the National Museum of Canada (today the Canadian Museum of History), excavated a site […]
January 9, 2017

Canada Foundation for Innovation awards $2.6M to André E. Lalonde Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) Laboratory for ground-breaking isotope detection and analysis

The Canada Foundation for Innovation has awarded a $2.6 million grant to support the André E. Lalonde Accelerator…
January 9, 2017

Essential government funding announced for some of Canada’s leading national research facilities

Canada’s researchers rely on state-of-the-art labs and facilities where they can work and make discoveries that help support a strong economy, healthy society and growing middle […]