Official news about, and announcements from, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.
Perimeter Associate Faculty member Niayesh Afshordi has earned the 2019 Buchalter Cosmology Prize — marking the sixth consecutive year the prize has recognized Perimeter research.
Perimeter reflects on a year of bold science – on every scale.
Kevin Costello lauded for his efforts to bring mathematics and physics closer.
A Perimeter PhD graduate has been recognized for his trailblazing doctoral work integrating machine learning into experimental quantum physics.
The Canadian philanthropic organization has increased and extended its visionary support of Perimeter Institute’s research at the intersections of physics and mathematics.
Sebastian Steinhaus aims to extend use of numerics in quantum gravity and bring more voices into the field – and science itself.
James Peebles’ groundbreaking insights into the radiation leftover from the big bang laid the foundation for the transformation of cosmology from speculation to science.
Perimeter researchers share in the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics awarded to the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration, while Kendrick Smith and Pedro Vieira each win New Horizons in Physics Prizes.
This summer, 20 of the world’s top undergraduate students stepped out of the classroom and up to the chalkboards as part of the inaugural Undergraduate Theoretical Physics Summer Program at Perimeter Institute.
At Perimeter’s International Summer School for Young Physicists, students from Canada and around the world sample current research topics, visit renowned institutions, and form lasting friendships.
Launched in just six weeks, this master’s course has become a powerhouse in physics education.
Perimeter postdoctoral researcher Lena Funcke is the recipient of this year’s Dieter Rampacher Prize, awarded by the Max Planck Society to its youngest PhD graduate.
Chiamaka Okoli was a remarkable and highly accomplished young African scientist, colleague, and friend.
The Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education honoured Perimeter’s efforts with two Prix d’Excellence awards.
Karen Kennedy-Allin and Sarah Torrie have received awards for excellence in teaching.
Longtime Perimeter Faculty member is recognized for pioneering work in string theory and quantum field theory.
Perimeter PhD student Anna Golubeva is honoured for her interdisciplinary research.
Perimeter is set to welcome the next group of Simons Emmy Noether Visiting Fellows – eight talented physicists spanning a range of specialties.
Robert Myers, an internationally recognized Canadian theoretical physicist, has been named the Institute’s new Director after an exhaustive international search.
For Perimeter’s newest faculty member, the messy challenges of complex quantum systems can reveal an irresistible beauty.
Perimeter researchers Davide Racco and Matthew Johnson were among the winners of the 2018 Buchalter Cosmology Prize, marking the fifth consecutive year that multiple Perimeter scientists have been honoured.
Perimeter Institute and Canada’s National Research Council have created a pair of postdoctoral fellowships for exceptional emerging radio astronomers.
As another year draws to a close, we take a look at some of the year’s top news in Perimeter science, outreach, partnerships, and more.
Perimeter has taken another step to better support and encourage diversity in physics with the appointment of its first Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Specialist.
From climate change to gravitational waves, three new classroom resources give students a deep dive into modern physics.
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