Reconstitution of CINS
Nov 5, 2013 - CINS is preparing to receive and administer grant money in support of research using neutron beams in Canada. To that end, CINS adopted a new corporate structure at its recent AGM. The new structure will also satisfy the new Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act. More information on the new structure is available on the about us page.
2013 Annual General Meeting
August 15, 2013 - The 2013 Annual General Meeting will be held at McMaster University on October 25-26, 2013.
A proposal for important changes to the structure of CINS will be considered and may be decided upon at this meeting.
Transfer of the operations and governance of the CNBC to AECL
March 7, 2013 - Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) will fully fund, govern and operate the Canadian Neutron Beam Centre (CNBC) for a two-year period effective April 1, 2013 according to an agreement recently signed with the National Research Council (NRC). The NRC staff of the CNBC will continue to be NRC employees while working in alignment with AECL’s direction.
Febraury 19, 2013 - CINS will be holding the 12th Canadian Neutron Scattering Summer School at Chalk River on June 2 - 7, 2013. The school will be organized by the Canadian Neutron Beam Centre. The curriculum is a broad overview of neutron methods and applications in a wide range of scientific areas.