Information update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Adversity spurs ingenuity. Many of humanity's greatest advances have happened when the challenges seemed greatest. Now, more than ever, it is vital to broaden scientific engagement and understanding. In this moment, every one of us has a role to play, connected to the great work of science, and to each other.


Perimeter residents

In accordance with directions from the provincial government, Perimeter Institute will be shut down as of Tuesday, March 24 at 6 pm. After this date, students, researchers, and admin staff will not have access to any parts of the building until further notice.  


Perimeter Institute’s visitor programs have been suspended until further notice. Perimeter staff will contact scheduled visitors directly to provide cancellation details.

Conferences, seminars, colloquia, and events

Perimeter Institute will not be holding any in-person conferences, seminars, colloquia, workshops, or events until further notice. Previously scheduled activities will be postponed, cancelled, or continued virtually. Refer to individual conference and event pages for the latest information.

Important links

* Find the Canadian Governments travel health notices and the risk level assessments for COVID-19 here.

For More information

Should you have specific questions, please email Perimeter’s People and Culture team at