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July 31, 2023 to August 4, 2023
America/Vancouver timezone
Science Week BBQ tonight! Please pick up your wrist bands at reception!

Science Pitch - Student competition

"Science Pitch" - Talk competition


Presenters will have 3 minutes and only 1 prop: a slide, an item, etc, to deliver a talk on a research-related subject of their choice. The best talk(s) will be determined by 3 judges as well as a popular vote. Prizes for the Best Talk and the People's Choice Award will be awarded on Friday during the TRIUMF Users Group meeting.


Cameron Shenton"The Regina Cube for Multiple Particles (RCMP.)"
Mallory Loria"Cracking the Calcium Conundrum: Exploring Discrepancies between Observations and Computational Models of Novae"
Ciaran McDonald-Jensen, Tobias Faehndrich"CTCTCTCTM (Ciaran and Tobias' Cryogenic Tests for Characterizing Tenacious Charge Trapping and More)"

Igal Press

"Electron-Gamma Separation in Water Cherenkov Detectors"
Guy Leckenby"Can temperature-dependent radioactive clocks tell us where the solar system came from?"
Sahar Taghayor"Water Monitoring System for Water Cherenkov Detectors"
Daniel Yates"Surrogate Reactions to Constrain Neutron Capture Cross Sections"
Defne Tanyer"ML-Driven Tuning of Beamlines using Bayesian Optimization"
Antoine Belley"No need to wait for years anymore: there is a new (MM-D)GP in town"
Louis Croquette"Collinear Laser Spectroscopy performed in a 30 keV MR-ToF device"

How to vote

Everyone is invited to vote online for the Talk Competition at this link: 


This popular-vote award gives special recognition to a talk presented during the 3-minute talks competition. Cast your vote for the best presentation according to the following criteria: attention attraction, coherent structure, and understandable content. You may only vote once!
The voting poll will be announced during science week and will be open from 17:00 on Tuesday, August 1st, 2023 until noon on Thursday, August 3rd, 2023.


First and second place of the poster competition will be rewarded with prizes! Winners will be announced at the TRIUMF User's Group meeting on Friday, August 4th, 2023, between 8:30 - 10:30.