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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.
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.
Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics has named McMaster University's John Berlinsky as its Academic Program Director.
Perimeter Institute, in partnership with the University of Waterloo, has launched Perimeter Scholars International, a concetrated Masters level course for exceptional students.
Perimeter Institute announced the recipient of the first Luke Santi Memorial Award for Student Achievement at a ceremony held in conjunction with PI's popular Public Lecture Series on November 5, 2008.
Dr. Neil Turok is pleased to announce the appointment of internationally regarded scientist Prof. Stephen Hawking to the position of PI Distinguished Research Chair.
Perimeter Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Luis Lehner as an Associate Faculty member. Dr. Lehner officially takes up his position at PI in August 2009, with a concurrent appointment at the University of Guelph.
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics is pleased to congratulate two of its Associate Faculty members on their recent election as Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada.
Incoming Scientific Director Neil Turok is pleased to announce the appointment of three new eminent international scientists to serve on Perimeter Institute's Scientific Advisory Council.
Perimeter Institute (PI) has taken part in a special celebration of youth, science and ideas - all inside a unique venue at Major's Hill Park in the nation's capital.
The Board of Directors of Canada's Perimeter Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Neil Turok to the position of Executive Director.
In a new and generous act of personal philanthropy, Mike Lazaridis has provided an additional $50 million (Canadian) to PI. This private donation increases his personal contribution to $150 million in the research institute.
Dr. Raymond Laflamme has recieved the prestigious Premier's Discovery Award for his contributions to natural sciences and engineering.
PI Associate Member Richard Cleve is the recipient of the 2008 Canadian Assocation of Physicists (CAP) and Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM) Prize in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics.
The Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) has just released its 5-year data. Eiichiro Komatsu, a member of the WMAP team, gave two talks on the new data release, as part of two cosmology workshops at PI.
In a special ceremony Dr. Suzanne Fortier, president of NSERC, announced on behalf of the Honourable Kim Prentice, that PI won the Council's top award to an organization involved with science communication and promotion.
PI is now providing the first in a new series of in-class, educational resources designed to help teachers introduce and guide students through a variety of topics in physics.
Jean Christian Boileau, former PhD student under Raymond Laflamme at the University of Waterloo and PI wins John Brodie Memorial Award.
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