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Perimeter STEM Education Programs Receive Grant From Bosch Community Fund

The Bosch Community Fund, on behalf of ESCRYPT in Canada, presented $35,000 to Perimeter Institute this week to increase local teacher and student engagement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education.
27-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Live Webcast to Explore How Physics Will Help Build the Future with Quantum Materials

Join physicist Rob Moore for a live webcast Apr. 4 as he explores the subatomic realm of quantum materials, and explains how they may shape our technological future.
22-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Perimeter Institute Mourns the Passing of Friend and Colleague Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking's genius and indomitable energy were an inspiration to the entire Perimeter Institute research community and to millions around the world.
14-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Perimeter Institute Launches a New Centre for the Universe

A new research hub at Perimeter Institute seeks to shed light on some of the most profound mysteries in modern physics, from the big bang and black holes to dark matter and dark energy.
20-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Perimeter Institute Researchers Apply Machine Learning to Condensed Matter Physics

New research in Nature Physics demonstrates that machine learning algorithms might play an important role in identifying different phases of condensed matter.
13-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Perimeter Particle Physicist Awarded New Horizons Prize

Asimina Arvanitaki will share the New Horizons in Physics Prize from the Breakthrough Foundation – a $100,000 award that recognizes exceptionally promising young researchers.
4-Dec-2016 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Accelerating Talent: Perimeter Institute Partners with South American Institute for Fundamental Research

Perimeter Institute and the South American Institute for Fundamental Research celebrate a new partnership that will support research, training, and educational outreach.
8-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Quantum Technologies a National Priority for Canada

Mike Lazaridis, founder of Blackberry and the visionary Canada's Quantum Valley, delivered a keynote at the Quantum Europe 2015 conference in Amsterdam on the Quantum Valley model in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
17-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Quantum AI: Webcast to Explore the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Physics

Join physicist Roger Melko for a live webcast May 2 as he explores the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence to questions in fundamental physics.
1-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Celebrate International Women’s Day with a Live Webcast From Perimeter Institute

On March 8, Perimeter Institute will host a live webcast featuring talks by women in a wide range of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers.
7-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EST

Explore the “Weirdest” Stars in the Universe During Live Webcast

Join astronomer Emily Levesque for a live webcast March 7 that will explore some of the most puzzling and bizarre objects being studied by astronomers today.
6-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST

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Live Webcast to Explore How to Decipher Quantum Mysteries

Join physicist Robert Spekkens for a live webcast Feb. 7 as he draws unexpected parallels between Egyptian hieroglyphs, Plato’s philosophy, and the puzzles of quantum theory.
7-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST

Live Webcast to Explore the Ways “Useless” Discoveries Have Changed Our Lives

.In a live webcast on November 8, physicist Pauline Gagnon will explain how seemingly “useless” scientific discoveries, such as the Higgs boson, have changed the way we live our lives.
8-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST

Live Webcast to Boldly Go Where Science Meets Sci-Fi

In a live webcast from Perimeter Institute on June 14, a panel of scientists and creative minds will discuss the influence of science fiction, particularly Star Trek, on their fields, and the role of creativity and imagination in their work.
8-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Live Webcast to Explore the “Soundtrack” of the Universe

In a live webcast on May 3, physicist and author Janna Levin will discuss the landmark detection of gravitational waves and what it means for our understanding of our universe.
19-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT

The Tasty Side of Math Featured in Upcoming Live Webcast

In a live webcast on April 5, mathematician and foodie Eugenia Cheng will demonstrate how even advanced mathematics can be made fascinating and fun for all.
31-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT

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Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics is an independent, resident-based research institute devoted to foundational issues in theoretical physics at the highest levels of international excellence. We strive to create a lively and dynamic research atmosphere where many approaches to fundamental questions, both orthodox and unorthodox, are pursued simultaneously and where a balance between formal and phenomenologically-oriented research is established. We are determined to collaborate constructively with the surrounding academic community, in particular by creating outstanding educational and research opportunities for graduate students. We are equally determined to create a world-class outreach program which conveys the wonder and mystery of the universe and the importance of future scientific breakthroughs, to the general public in Canada and beyond.

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