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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.

Wednesday Feb. 1, 2017 at 7:00 PM ET Twenty-first century finance is built on complex mathematical tools developed by “quants,”…
/Jan 13, 2017
Leading researchers from around the globe will explore physics concepts from quantum to cosmos during the upcoming season of Perimeter…
/Sep 15, 2016
Even the greatest scientists have made some serious blunders. “Brilliant Blunders” concerns the evolution of life on Earth, of the…
/Jun 02, 2016
During a live public lecture webcast on June 1, 2016, astrophysicist and author Dr. Mario Livio will look at major…
/May 18, 2016
How well can we predict climate change? The forecast for our future may lie at the intersection of chaos theory…
/May 05, 2016
On Wednesday May 4, 2016, Tim Palmer (University of Oxford) delivers a live webcast talk at Perimeter Institute on how…
/Apr 20, 2016
Dr. Art McDonald explains how researchers created an ultra-clean lab two kilometres underground in an active nickel mine to study…
/Apr 14, 2016
In his April 13 public lecture at Perimeter Institute, Nobel Laureate Art McDonald will explain how researchers created an ultra-clean…
/Mar 23, 2016
Dr. Katherine Freese explains the hunt for dark matter, the abundant-but-elusive matter believed to make up the majority of stuff…
/Mar 03, 2016
In her March 2 public lecture at Perimeter Institute, Katherine Freese will explore the “dark side” — the mysteries of…
/Feb 09, 2016