Official news about, and announcements from, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.


Friday Sep 16, 2011

Condensed matter theoreist Xiao-Gang Wen will be joining Perimeter Institute as the BMO Financial Group Isaac Newton Chair in Theoretical Physics.  

Friday Sep 16, 2011

Partnership in Science Communication to Advance Ideas Throughout Ontario and Beyond.

Friday Sep 09, 2011

Perimeter faculty member Cachazo, wins the 2011 Rutherford Medal in Physics from the Royal Society of Canada.

Tuesday Sep 06, 2011

Senegal is the new home of the next centre of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences.

Wednesday Aug 24, 2011

"Not only does God play dice with the universe, his dice are fair." Nature Communications has just published a paper by PI postdoc Roger Colbeck, proving that no extension of quantum mechanics can improve predictive power.

Tuesday Aug 23, 2011

Associate Faculty member wins Early Researcher Award from the Ontario MInistry of Research and Innovation.

Thursday Jul 28, 2011

Independent Audit for Industry Canada confirms top performance by Perimeter Institute.

Friday Jul 15, 2011

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, founded by Perimeter Director Neil Turok, was one of the proven initiatives highlighted in the respected magazine.

Tuesday Jul 12, 2011

Perimeter Institute's growing research faculty will welcome another member, Bianca Dittrich, in 2012.

Monday Jul 11, 2011

Perimeter Institute has appointed eight more outstanding international scientists as Distinguished Research Chairs.

Friday Jul 01, 2011

Lee, a theoretical condensed matter physicist, becomes the latest Associate Faculty member at Perimeter Institute, jointly appointed with McMaster University.

Tuesday Jun 21, 2011

Perimeter Institute and the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics have signed a memorandum of understanding to join the LSC.

Monday Jun 06, 2011

The federal 2011 Budget Plan, tabled in Ottawa on June 6 by the Government of Canada, proposes a renewed investment in Perimeter Institute.

Friday Jun 03, 2011

Perimeter Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Associate Faculty members, theoretical astrophysicist Avery Broderick and particle phyicist Itay Yavin.

Friday May 20, 2011

The Government of Ghana has commited US$1.5 million to help launch the third independent centre of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, the centrepiece of PI's global outreach effort.

Monday May 02, 2011

Perimeter Institute and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote academic ties and collaboration on outreach programs between the institutes.

Thursday Apr 28, 2011

PI Associate Faculty Member Michele Mosca has been named among the country's Top 40 Under 40 by The Globe and Mail.

Monday Apr 25, 2011

Perimeter Institute is the North American coordinating partner for the Next Einstein Initiative and the One for Many scholarship campaign, and has so far partnered with five universities in Canada to help support African students.

Thursday Apr 21, 2011

Perimeter Institute Associate Faculty member Niayesh Afshordi has won the Professor M.K. Vainu Bappu Gold Medal from the Astronomical Society of India (ASI).

Wednesday Mar 30, 2011

PI Associate Faculty Member Luis Lehner has been elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).

Sunday Mar 20, 2011

Perimeter members and colleagues from around the world ocme together at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Qatar.

Sunday Mar 20, 2011

The 2011 Provincial Budget renewed funding to accelerate Perimeter's scientific research, training and educational outreach activities.

Friday Mar 11, 2011

PI Outreach's latest video resource, Everday Einstein: GPS & Relativity, tied for second place in the Non-interactive Media category of the prestigious International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge.

Friday Mar 04, 2011

The official launch of the new Stephen Hawking Centre at Perimeter Institute will take place over three exciting days, from September 16 to 18, 2011.

Thursday Feb 17, 2011

From June 5 - 9, Waterloo Global Science Initiative, a partnership between Perimeter Institute and the University of Waterloo, will host a gobal conversation on how science and technology can help solve our current energy crisis.