News

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

 

Dirac Medal winners

Wednesday Aug 15, 2018

Subir Sachdev, Dam Thanh Son, and Xiao-Gang Wen have been recognized for their outstanding work on many-body systems.

ISSYP students on the final day of the program

Monday Aug 13, 2018

A group of 40 high school students from across the world explore the curiosities and possibilities of theoretical physics at Perimeter’s International Summer School for Young Physicists.

Ue-Li Pen

Tuesday Aug 07, 2018

Theoretical astrophysicist Ue-Li Pen has received a prestigious award from the Simons Foundation to tackle big questions about the universe.

2018 Vanier Scolars

Friday Aug 03, 2018

They came to Canada chasing big questions. What they found is a country willing to invest in their potential to find answers.

Monday Jul 16, 2018

Fourty-four teachers from around the world gathered for EinsteinPlus at Perimeter Institute, sharing ways to bring physics to life in their classrooms. 

Monday Jul 09, 2018

Perimeter Associate Faculty member Michele Mosca has been honoured by the Government of Italy for his contributions to science. 

Friday Jun 29, 2018

Perimeter Director “surprised and very honoured” to receive one of the nation’s highest honours.

Wednesday Jun 20, 2018

Class of 30 students from 23 countries celebrate their year exploring the breadth of theoretical physics at Perimeter Scholars International

NSERC logo

Tuesday Jun 19, 2018

A record number of Perimeter Institute researchers have received prestigious Discovery Grants as part of the recent round of funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

W.B. Pearson Medal

Tuesday Jun 19, 2018

Perimeter PhD graduate earns top honours for her creative research

Tuesday Jun 12, 2018
Perimeter’s Educational Outreach team partners with the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA and Environmental Research Advocates to bring science resources to LA teachers.
 

Thursday Jun 07, 2018

Perimeter lauded at national awards ceremony recognizing outstanding efforts in communication, media relations, and advancement.

Thursday May 10, 2018

Perimeter Institute is among 13 partner organizations contributing to a new national hub of astroparticle physics at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

Wednesday May 09, 2018

Mathematical physicist Kevin Costello has been elected a fellow in the prestigious Royal Society of London.

Monday Apr 09, 2018

Cosmologist Will Percival and mathematicians Matilde Marcolli and Ben Webster join Perimeter as Associate Faculty.

Thursday Mar 22, 2018

Perimeter’s flagship program to support and promote women physicists is being expanded thanks to funding from the Simons Foundation.

Friday Mar 16, 2018

Astrophysicist Will East joined Perimeter Institute’s faculty at a time of unprecedented discovery in his field. 

Wednesday Mar 14, 2018

Stephen Hawking’s genius and indomitable energy were an inspiration to the entire Perimeter Institute research community and to millions around the world. 

Thursday Mar 01, 2018

Perimeter Institute and Chapman University’s Institute for Quantum Studies have forged a partnership to spark new collaborations.  

Perimeter Faculty Neal Dalal stands in front of a chalkboard with equations

Thursday Feb 01, 2018

New Faculty member Neal Dalal wants to make the most of the influx of cosmological data in order to understand physics on every scale.

Wednesday Jan 31, 2018

Representatives from the G7 nations assembled at Perimeter Institute this week to plan the 2018 G7 Summit. 

Steffen Gielen and Neil Turok

Thursday Jan 11, 2018

With second- and third-prize wins, Perimeter research is recognized at Buchalter Cosmology Prizes for fourth year running.

Tuesday Jan 02, 2018

Raymond Laflamme, a founding Perimeter faculty member and longtime director of the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo, has been granted one of Canadas highest civilian honours.

Perimeter Institute Year in review image

Wednesday Dec 20, 2017

Science typically advances in increments, but 2017 saw a huge leap as astronomers threw open a new window to the universe. That was just one story in a bustling year for science, and for Perimeter. Here’s a recap of the year’s highlights.

Tuesday Dec 12, 2017

Quantum field theorist shares $100,000 award for exceptional work by researchers under the age of 40.

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