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National Astroparticle Physics Research Network Launch

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You're invited: Timy Particles, Big Announcement

Date: May 10, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts
390 King Street West
Kingston, ON
K7L 3N6
For more information on the location please click here
Cost: Complimentary, with registration.


Daniel R. Woolf
Principal and Vice-Chancellor
Queen’s University




John Fisher

Interim Vice-Principal (Research)

Chair, CPARC Board of Management


requests the pleasure of your company at the Launch of a new 



Join us for an exciting announcement that will build on the legacy of Arthur B. McDonald’s Nobel Prize-winning work and bolster Canada’s capacity for leadership and excellence in astroparticle physics research. 


Meet the people behind this network and celebrate the science that will push the boundaries of our understanding of the universe.

Thursday, May 10, 2018
10:30 – 11:30 am
(formal presentation at 10:30 am sharp)

Light lunch reception to follow


Guests are also welcome to tour the new Visitor Centre in Stirling Hall, 64 Bader Lane, Room 302.  Shuttle provided.


Parking:  Parking at The Isabel (hold on enforcement from 10 am- 1 pm) and Queen's surface lots (hold on enforcement from 1 pm - 3 pm) .  Complimentary shuttle from Stirling to The Isabel (10 am- 2 pm). 


Accommodation Block: Four Points by Sheraton Kingston, 285 King Street, Kingston 

Rate is $140 (Queens Rate)/night for a Standard King Bed (May 9 and/or 10) if booked by April 20th


Visiting Kingston?  There is lots to see and do.


The partners in the CPARC initiative include institutions from across Canada that are active in particle astrophysics research. This includes the following Universities; the founding members of CPARC:

  • Queen’s University
  • The University of Alberta
  • The University of British Columbia
  • Carleton University
  • Laurentian University
  • McGill University
  • Universite de Montreal
  • University of Toronto


CPARC is also strengthened through partnerships with institutes and laboratories across Canada, including:

  • Canadian Institute for Advanced Reearch (CIFAR)
  • The Institute of Particle Physics (IPP)
  • The Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI)


The Office of Advancement is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Please contact us if you have any particular accessibility requirements,


RSVP By: May 10, 2018

For more information, please contact:

Jenny Knutsson
Registration Coordinator
Telephone: 613-533-6000 or 1-800-267-7837, ext. 79443
Fax: 613-533-2255
Email: events@queensu.ca

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000

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