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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.

Katie “AstroKatie” Mack answered questions from online viewers during a special re-imagined incarnation of the Perimeter Institute Public Lecture Series.
/Apr 09, 2020
In her public lecture webcast at Perimeter on March 4, 2020, quantum expert Shohini Ghose will guide the audience into…
/Feb 14, 2020
Watch live on February 5 as Bryan Gaensler explores interstellar travel and the search for alien life.
/Jan 10, 2020
In his latest book, UK Astronomer Royal Sir Martin Rees explores how humanity’s rapid technological advances are threatening – and…
/Dec 05, 2019
Gabriela González will take the audience on a journey to some of the universe’s most violent places, and explain how…
/Oct 02, 2019
Watch live on October 2 as Sir Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, examines whether humanity can tackle the great challenges that…
/Sep 10, 2019
In a special joint public lecture on May 1, Anne M. Andrews and Paul S. Weiss will describe their scientific…
/Apr 12, 2019
On April 17, in a special public lecture webcast, Lee Smolin will take the audience on a journey through the…
/Mar 28, 2019
In his Perimeter Public Lecture on April 3, 2019, Chad Hanna will explore how new observational techniques are unveiling facets…
/Mar 14, 2019