Astroparticle Physics Research Institute named after Arthur B. McDonald

A Queen’s University-based national astroparticle physics research network has been named after Nobel laureate and longtime CAP member Arthur McDonald.

“The new Arthur B. McDonald Canadian Astroparticle Physics Research Institute is a partnership of eight universities and five affiliated research organizations, including CIFAR. Headquartered at Queen’s University, the institute came to fruition as a result of the $63.7 million investment in 2016 from the Government of Canada’s Canada First Research Excellence Fund.” – read more in the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research media release

‘ “We have a tremendous opportunity ahead of us,” Tony Noble, scientific director of the McDonald Institute, said. “I am acutely aware that this opportunity has been generated based on the hard work and sacrifices of a lot of people who came before us.” ‘ – read more in the Kingston Whig-Standard article “Science institute named after Nobel Prize winner” published 10 May 2018.