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


Saturday Oct 10, 2009

Director Neil Turok comments on the upcoming 10th Anniversary of PI and looks ahead.

Thursday Oct 08, 2009

The next installment of this series of in-class educational resources is now ready to be ordered.

Friday Sep 18, 2009

28 outstanding physics and graduate students have converged on Waterloo to attend PSI, an innovative and intensive 10-month Masters level course being held at PI, in partnership with the University of Waterloo.

Friday Sep 04, 2009

Tickets are still available for Perimeter Institute's 10th anniversary celebration, the Quantum to Cosmos Festival, being held October 15 - 25 right here in Waterloo, Ontario.

Monday Aug 31, 2009

Perimeter Institute Faculty member Jaume Gomis has won and Early Researcher Award from the Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI) of Ontario.

Friday Aug 07, 2009

PI and the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology (CTC) at Cambridge have signed a collaboration agreement.

Thursday Aug 06, 2009

Perimeter Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of three new Faculty members: Niayesh Afshordi; Latham Boyle; and Pedro Vieria.

Friday Jul 24, 2009

Prof. Kadanoff will join 10 other eminent international scientists in spending extended research visits at PI each year.

Monday Jul 13, 2009

PI Faculty member Freddy Cachazo has been awarded the prestigious Gribov Medal from the European Physical Society.

Thursday Jul 02, 2009

PI faculty member Lucien Hardy's Paradox has been confirmed experimentally by two research teams.

Thursday Jun 18, 2009

Neil Turok, Director of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, welcomed the new investment of $10,012, 043 from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation supporting a major expansion of the Institute's world class facility.

Monday Jun 08, 2009

Perimeter Institute and Canada's Technology Triangle Inc. have been co-awarded the 2009 Global City Award from the Canadian Urban Institute.

Sunday May 31, 2009

PI researchers feature prominently in an essay contest from the Foundational Questions Institute on "The Nature of Time."

Sunday May 31, 2009

The work of several PI researchers has been chosen for inclusion in the New Journal of Physics Best of 2008 issue.

Tuesday May 12, 2009

For 10 exciting days this October, Perimeter Institute's 10th anniversary science celebration will take a global audience from the strange subatomic world to the outer frontiers of the universe.

Thursday May 07, 2009

A summertime visit by Stephen Hawking has been postponed for the moment as he recovers from his recent illness.

Wednesday Apr 08, 2009

Canada's Public Policy Forum recently honoured Mike Lazaridis with a Testimonial Award.

Wednesday Apr 08, 2009

New online video resource for students is now available online.

Wednesday Mar 25, 2009

A team of researchers from Perimeter Institute, Cambridge University, and Texas A&M has for the first time estimated, from mathematical symmetry arguments, the size of a fundamental imbalance pervading the subatomic world.

Monday Mar 23, 2009

Plans for the future, should funding and planning measures lead to expansion.

Friday Mar 06, 2009

Dr. Neil TUrok, Director of PI, is pleased to announce the appointment of nine more outstanding international scientists to the positions of PI Distinguished Research Chairs.

Tuesday Feb 03, 2009

Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics has named McMaster University's John Berlinsky as its Academic Program Director.

Thursday Jan 01, 2009

This year is the International Year of Astronomy and local activities kick-off this weekend.

Tuesday Dec 09, 2008

Perimeter Institute, in partnership with the University of Waterloo, has launched Perimeter Scholars International, a concetrated Masters level course for exceptional students.

Tuesday Dec 09, 2008

Perimeter Institute graduate student Yidun Wan has been awarded the 2008 John Brodie Memorial Award.