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A new research hub at Perimeter seeks to accelerate discovery in one of the fastest-growing fields in physics, thanks to a $10 million investment from the Riddell Family Charitable Foundation.
This year’s winners were honoured for their discoveries relating to black holes.
The CHIME team is recognized for its outstanding and groundbreaking telescope.
The Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education honoured Perimeter Institute with four Prix d’Excellence awards.
The next group of Simons Emmy Noether Visiting Fellows includes four talented physicists with specialties ranging from the tiniest particles to large-scale theories of gravity.
Perimeter Institute participated in the Strike for Black Lives and continues to evaluate ways to become a stronger ally in the fight against anti-Black racism.
Perimeter PhD student named one of 10 Borealis AI Fellows for her research in machine learning.
Perimeter Faculty member Kevin Costello was one of 29 members admitted in a virtual ceremony in May.
Mackenzie Pereira, a first-year physics student at McGill University, is this year’s recipient of Perimeter’s Luke Santi Memorial Award for Student Achievement.
A new collaboration between Canada's National Research Council and Perimeter Institute will facilitate leading-edge astrophysics and quantum research.
Researchers in quantum computing and strong gravity are cross appointed with Ontario universities.
Perimeter Associate Faculty member Niayesh Afshordi has earned the 2019 Buchalter Cosmology Prize — marking the sixth consecutive year the prize has recognized Perimeter research.
Perimeter reflects on a year of bold science – on every scale.
Kevin Costello lauded for his efforts to bring mathematics and physics closer.
A Perimeter PhD graduate has been recognized for his trailblazing doctoral work integrating machine learning into experimental quantum physics.
The Canadian philanthropic organization has increased and extended its visionary support of Perimeter Institute’s research at the intersections of physics and mathematics.
Sebastian Steinhaus aims to extend use of numerics in quantum gravity and bring more voices into the field – and science itself.
James Peebles’ groundbreaking insights into the radiation leftover from the big bang laid the foundation for the transformation of cosmology from speculation to science.
Perimeter researchers share in the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics awarded to the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration, while Kendrick Smith and Pedro Vieira each win New Horizons in Physics Prizes.
This summer, 20 of the world’s top undergraduate students stepped out of the classroom and up to the chalkboards as part of the inaugural Undergraduate Theoretical Physics Summer Program at Perimeter Institute.
At Perimeter’s International Summer School for Young Physicists, students from Canada and around the world sample current research topics, visit renowned institutions, and form lasting friendships.
Launched in just six weeks, this master’s course has become a powerhouse in physics education.
Perimeter postdoctoral researcher Lena Funcke is the recipient of this year’s Dieter Rampacher Prize, awarded by the Max Planck Society to its youngest PhD graduate.
Chiamaka Okoli was a remarkable and highly accomplished young African scientist, colleague, and friend.
The Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education honoured Perimeter’s efforts with two Prix d’Excellence awards.
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