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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.
GQI will award two Best Student Paper prizes sponsored by PI and IQC at the APS March Meeting, one for theoretical work and one for experimental.
A recent panel discussion about 'The Physics of Information' from Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI), will air across Canada on CBC's 'Quirks and Quarks' radio program.
PI is proud to be hosting the Guelph-Waterloo Physics Institute (<G|W>) Distinguished Lecture entitled Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy and its Progeny by Dr. Martin Moskovits.
Renowned Scientist Leonard Susskind has joined PI's Faculty as an Associate Member. Professor Susskind is widely recognized as one of the most highly creative researchers in the field of particle physics.
The Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, unveiled the government's new Science and Technology agenda.
Congratulations to Gleb Akselrod from the Kwait Quantum Information Team at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He was announced as the winner of the best student page prize in theoretical research at the APS March meeting.
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