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Perimeter Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of five exceptional young scientists to its Emmy Noether Fellowships program.
Perimeter researchers Natalia Toro and Philip Schuster are investigating whether long-range forces can be mediated by continuous spin particles. They’ve found more than they bargained for.
Perimeter Faculty member Dmitry Abanin has earned a 2014 Sloan Research Fellowship for his leading-edge explorations into condensed matter physics.
Alex Landry, a first-year physics student at Mount Allison University, has earned Perimeter’s Luke Santi Memorial Award in recognition of his outstanding academic achievement and community involvement.
Perimeter researchers are trying to find out how far one can tweak general relativity and still end up with the universe we observe. Their method? Adding “hair” to black holes.
The Fields-Perimeter Africa Postdoctoral Fellowship, now accepting applicants for its second term, has enabled Benin native Dine Ousmane Samary to pursue frontier research in Canada.
Perimeter Institute has established, thanks to a visionary investment in partnership with the Krembil Foundation, prestigious research chairs for two of the world's top theoretical physicists.
The new biographical documentary about the world’s most famous living scientist is coming to Ontario, Canada. “Hawking: The Remarkable Story of a Beautiful Mind” will begin its Canadian premiere run at the Toronto International Film Festival’s Bell Lightbox, starting Friday, November 29.
On November 19, 2013, Toronto’s Ramsay Talks will present Perimeter Institute Director Neil Turok on the power of the human mind to reveal nature’s deep secrets and how that basic knowledge drives progress.
Perimeter salutes this year’s Nobel Prize winners, Francois Englert and Peter Higgs, and remembers Englert’s collaborator, and Perimeter visiting scientist, Robert Brout.
The BrainSTEM: Your Future is Now Festival welcomed scientific explorers of all ages to Perimeter Institute through the first week of October.
To help equip students with the skills they need for success in the 21st century, Perimeter Institute has launched the new Career Moves in-class resource. The announcement took place in conjunction with the BrainSTEM: Your Future is Now Festival, made possible through the support of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario).
Canada's Governor General, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, got a first-hand look at the interactive exhibits that will be showcased during Perimeter Institute's upcoming BrainSTEM Festival.
Dave Doucette and Jason Jennings, both long-time members of Perimeter Institute’s Teacher Network, have been named among the 2013 recipients for the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Awards for Excellence in High School/CEGEP Physics Teaching.
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