About

About SNOLAB

SNOLAB is located on the traditional territory of the Robinson-Huron Treaty of 1850, shared by the Indigenous people of the surrounding Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation as part of the larger Anishinabek Nation. We acknowledge those who came before us and honour those who are the caretakers of this land and the waters. SNOLAB is Canada’s […]

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Mission & Values

Vision To be the location and partner of choice for deep underground science, delivering world-class science and benefit to Canada, and her international partners, by providing and promoting national and international access to the unique facilities and expertise at SNOLAB. Mission In support of its vision, SNOLAB will: Enable world-class science Spearhead world-class science Catalyze […]

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Governance

Oversight and governance of the SNOLAB facility and the operational management is through the SNOLAB Institute Board of Directors, whose member institutions are Carleton University, Laurentian University, Queen’s University, University of Alberta and the Université de Montréal. Faculty at these institutes are fully active participants in the research program at the SNOLAB facility. The SNOLAB […]

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Board of Directors

Our Mandate The primary role of the Board of Directors is the stewardship of the SNOLABI Trust Agreement on behalf of the member institutions and other key stakeholders. The Board’s mandate is to govern SNOLAB affairs and to ensure the achievement of its strategic plan. The Board is also responsible for ensuring that SNOLAB is […]

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan SNOLAB is an epicentre of global deep underground science and discovery, located 2 kilometres below the Earth’s surface in the operational Vale Creighton nickel mine near Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. One of the deepest, cleanest underground laboratories in the world, with an experienced and skilled support staff, SNOLAB is an expansion of the existing […]

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For the media

Media visits can be organized. To inquire, please contact SNOLAB’s Education and Outreach Office, Blaire Flynn. bflynn@snolab.ca+1 705 692 7000 ext. 2806 SNOLAB is always written as one word and all of the letters are capitalized. SNOLAB is the name of our organization and facility and is not an acronym or abbreviation, and should not […]

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