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Friday Feb 05, 2021

Xiu-Zhe (Roger) Luo is honoured for his open-source software contributions

 Image du trou noir M87 avec logos de la Royal Astronomical Society et Event Horizon Telescope

Friday Jan 08, 2021

The Group Achievement Award, bestowed upon a group that includes several Perimeter researchers, recognizes outstanding achievement by a large consortium within astronomy.

Friday Dec 18, 2020

Perimeter researchers rose to the challenges of a highly disruptive year.

Clay Riddell Centre for Quantum Matter

Thursday Oct 15, 2020

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.

Tuesday Oct 06, 2020

This year’s winners were honoured for their discoveries relating to black holes.

Thursday Jul 16, 2020

The CHIME team is recognized for its outstanding and groundbreaking telescope.

Tuesday Jun 16, 2020

The Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education honoured Perimeter Institute with four Prix d’Excellence awards.

Monday Jun 15, 2020

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.

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Wednesday Jun 10, 2020

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.

Monday Jun 08, 2020

Perimeter PhD student named one of 10 Borealis AI Fellows for her research in machine learning.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

Perimeter Faculty member Kevin Costello was one of 29 members admitted in a virtual ceremony in May.

Thursday Mar 26, 2020

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.

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Thursday Mar 05, 2020

A new collaboration between Canada's National Research Council and Perimeter Institute will facilitate leading-edge astrophysics and quantum research.

Friday Feb 21, 2020

Researchers in quantum computing and strong gravity are cross appointed with Ontario universities.

Monday Jan 06, 2020

Perimeter Associate Faculty member Niayesh Afshordi has earned the 2019 Buchalter Cosmology Prize — marking the sixth consecutive year the prize has recognized Perimeter research.

Friday Dec 20, 2019

Perimeter reflects on a year of bold science – on every scale.

Friday Nov 15, 2019

Kevin Costello lauded for his efforts to bring mathematics and physics closer.

Perimeter PhD graduate Giacomo Torlai

Wednesday Nov 06, 2019

A Perimeter PhD graduate has been recognized for his trailblazing doctoral work integrating machine learning into experimental quantum physics.

Tuesday Nov 05, 2019

The Canadian philanthropic organization has increased and extended its visionary support of Perimeter Institute’s research at the intersections of physics and mathematics.

Thursday Oct 17, 2019

Sebastian Steinhaus aims to extend use of numerics in quantum gravity and bring more voices into the field – and science itself.

Tuesday Oct 08, 2019

James Peebles’ groundbreaking insights into the radiation leftover from the big bang laid the foundation for the transformation of cosmology from speculation to science.

Thursday Sep 05, 2019

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.

Programme d'été 2019 de premier cycle en physique théorique à l'Institut Perimeter

Wednesday Sep 04, 2019

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.

Thursday Aug 15, 2019

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.

Friday Jun 28, 2019

Launched in just six weeks, this master’s course has become a powerhouse in physics education.