About the Arthur B. McDonald Canadian Astroparticle Physics Research Institute

The McDonald Institute is Canada’s network for astroparticle physics research, uniting researchers, theorists, and technical experts within one organization. Located at and led by Queen’s University, the McDonald Institute is proud to have 13 partner universities and research institutes across the country, all of which are key players in Canada’s past and future innovation in astroparticle physics.

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Arthur McDonald

McDonald is the director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Collaboration, a Nobel Laureate, and pioneering researcher in neutrino physics.


The McDonald Institute is governed by a board of management made up of representatives from the Institute leadership and its partner institutions.