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The Government of Ghana has commited US$1.5 million to help launch the third independent centre of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, the centrepiece of PI's global outreach effort.
Perimeter Institute and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote academic ties and collaboration on outreach programs between the institutes.
Perimeter Institute is the North American coordinating partner for the Next Einstein Initiative and the One for Many scholarship campaign, and has so far partnered with five universities in Canada to help support African students.
Perimeter Institute Associate Faculty member Niayesh Afshordi has won the Professor M.K. Vainu Bappu Gold Medal from the Astronomical Society of India (ASI).
Perimeter members and colleagues from around the world ocme together at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Qatar.
The 2011 Provincial Budget renewed funding to accelerate Perimeter's scientific research, training and educational outreach activities.
PI Outreach's latest video resource, Everday Einstein: GPS & Relativity, tied for second place in the Non-interactive Media category of the prestigious International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge.
The official launch of the new Stephen Hawking Centre at Perimeter Institute will take place over three exciting days, from September 16 to 18, 2011.
From June 5 - 9, Waterloo Global Science Initiative, a partnership between Perimeter Institute and the University of Waterloo, will host a gobal conversation on how science and technology can help solve our current energy crisis.
CBC Radio One's flagship current affairs program spoke with PI Board Chair Mike Lazaridis, PI Director Neil Turok, and members of PI's faculty about innovation and the importance of theoretical physics.
Prof. Vidal, a leading quantum information scientist who is currently an Australian Research Council Federation Fellow at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, will join PI's faculty in May 2011.
Ms. Palk, recently retired as the President of TD Asset Management Inc., has had a distinguished career in financial services with a long record of community service.
The former honour student of Bell High School in Ottawa, currently studying at McGill University, received the honour at PI's Public Lecture with Dr. Eric Mazur on December 1.
The World Innovation Summit for Education has selected PI Director Neil Turok and his AIMS Next Einstein Initiative, the centrepiece of PI Global Outreach, as one of its six winners this year.
Visionary investment establishes BMO Financial Group Isaac Newton Chair in Theoretical Physics at Perimeter Institute, the first of five Perimeter Research Chairs.
President Barack Obama presented Professor Aharonov with the highest honour bestowed on scientists by the US government in a White House ceremony.
Perimeter Institute hosted a visit by the world's leading science and technology leaders during a recent Carnegie Group meeting in Ontario, Canada.
The past few months have seen Perimeter's Outreach team participate in the STAO conference, launch a new in-class module called Everday Einstein: GPS & Relativity, and present three successful Public Lectures, among other things.
PI is pleased to announce the appointment of eminent scientists Brian Greene, Renate Loll, Erik Verlinde and Birgitta Whaley to its SAC.
A recent episode of BBC's long-running and award winning Horizon documentary series examines big bang theories through the eyes of several noted scientists, including those at the Perimeter Institute.
The Next Einstein Initiative is gaining momentum with the support of the Sénégalese government, African Union and NEPAD.
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), the centrepiece of Perimeter Institute's Global Outreach initiative, is one of five winners of Google's Project 10100.
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