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Official news about, and announcements from, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.


Tuesday Dec 18, 2018

As another year draws to a close, we take a look at some of the year’s top news in Perimeter science, outreach, partnerships, and more. 

Friday Nov 30, 2018

Perimeter has taken another step to better support and encourage diversity in physics with the appointment of its first Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Specialist.

Tuesday Nov 13, 2018

From climate change to gravitational waves, three new classroom resources give students a deep dive into modern physics.

Aidan Richards reçoit le prix Luke Santi

Wednesday Nov 07, 2018

Aidan Richards, a first-year physics student at Queen’s University, is this year’s recipient Perimeter’s Luke Santi Memorial Award for Student Achievement.

Thursday Nov 01, 2018

Fellowships named in honour of Stephen Hawking, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, and other physics pioneers will support the path-breaking research of new Perimeter postdoctoral researchers. 

Tuesday Oct 30, 2018

Perimeter’s new undergraduate summer program will broaden horizons for top physics students.

Thursday Oct 18, 2018

French adaptation of intensive summer workshop EinsteinPlus a resounding success at Trois-Rivières, Québec.

Tuesday Oct 02, 2018

For her pioneering work in lasers, University of Waterloo professor Donna Strickland becomes the third woman in history to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics. 

Dirac Medal winners

Wednesday Aug 15, 2018

Subir Sachdev, Dam Thanh Son, and Xiao-Gang Wen have been recognized for their outstanding work on many-body systems.

ISSYP students on the final day of the program

Monday Aug 13, 2018

A group of 40 high school students from across the world explore the curiosities and possibilities of theoretical physics at Perimeter’s International Summer School for Young Physicists.

Ue-Li Pen

Tuesday Aug 07, 2018

Theoretical astrophysicist Ue-Li Pen has received a prestigious award from the Simons Foundation to tackle big questions about the universe.

2018 Vanier Scolars

Friday Aug 03, 2018

They came to Canada chasing big questions. What they found is a country willing to invest in their potential to find answers.

Monday Jul 16, 2018

Forty-four teachers from around the world gathered for EinsteinPlus at Perimeter Institute, sharing ways to bring physics to life in their classrooms. 

Monday Jul 09, 2018

Perimeter Associate Faculty member Michele Mosca has been honoured by the Government of Italy for his contributions to science. 

Friday Jun 29, 2018

Perimeter Director “surprised and very honoured” to receive one of the nation’s highest honours.

Wednesday Jun 20, 2018

Class of 30 students from 23 countries celebrate their year exploring the breadth of theoretical physics at Perimeter Scholars International

NSERC logo

Tuesday Jun 19, 2018

A record number of Perimeter Institute researchers have received prestigious Discovery Grants as part of the recent round of funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

W.B. Pearson Medal

Tuesday Jun 19, 2018

Perimeter PhD graduate earns top honours for her creative research

Tuesday Jun 12, 2018
Perimeter’s Educational Outreach team partners with the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA and Environmental Research Advocates to bring science resources to LA teachers.

Thursday Jun 07, 2018

Perimeter lauded at national awards ceremony recognizing outstanding efforts in communication, media relations, and advancement.

Thursday May 10, 2018

Perimeter Institute is among 13 partner organizations contributing to a new national hub of astroparticle physics at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

Wednesday May 09, 2018

Mathematical physicist Kevin Costello has been elected a fellow in the prestigious Royal Society of London.

Monday Apr 09, 2018

Cosmologist Will Percival and mathematicians Matilde Marcolli and Ben Webster join Perimeter as Associate Faculty.

Thursday Mar 22, 2018

Perimeter’s flagship program to support and promote women physicists is being expanded thanks to funding from the Simons Foundation.

Friday Mar 16, 2018

Astrophysicist Will East joined Perimeter Institute’s faculty at a time of unprecedented discovery in his field.