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Public Lectures

The Perimeter Public Lecture Series brings great thinkers from around the world to Canada to share their ideas on a wide variety of interesting and topical subjects. Lectures are webcast live on this site, and can also be viewed on Perimeter’s YouTube channel.

On April 14, 2023, Stephon Alexander will explore the unexpected similarities between fundamental physics and jazz improvisation.
/Mar 31, 2023
Dark Matter Night will feature live talks on October 26 at both Perimeter Institute and the McDonald Institute, webcast free…
/Oct 07, 2022
In this special webcast on Wednesday, Nov. 3 at 7 pm ET, physicist Manuel Calderón de la Barca Sánchez will…
/Oct 28, 2021
Physicist Naoko Kurahashi Neilson will share her experiences researching fundamental particles at the remote IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica. 
/Sep 28, 2021
In her May 12 webcast as part of the Perimeter Institute Public Lecture Series, Emily Riehl will explore the fascinating mathematics…
/May 06, 2021
On Wednesday, May 5 at 7 pm ET, Perimeter Institute presents a special public talk by Harvard University’s L. Mahadevan,…
/Apr 27, 2021
In his April 7 webcast, cosmologist Will Percival will use recent galaxy survey results to explore the vastness of space.
/Mar 31, 2021
Watch the live webcast on this page on Wednesday, March 3 at 7 pm ET. A hundred years ago, we…
/Feb 24, 2021
In her December 2 public lecture webcast, quantum condensed matter expert Karen Hallberg will explore examples of emergent phenomena and…
/Nov 20, 2020
In her November 4 public lecture webcast, physicist Catherine Beauchemin will draw on contemporary examples from COVID-19 and influenza to…
/Oct 22, 2020