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Posted: January 27, 2009
Top international scientists to share wisdom with the researchers of tomorrow
(Nanowerk News) Several outstanding international lecturers from Europe have now joined the new Perimeter Scholars International (PSI) course to provide an exciting new path for top physics students.
Bright and highly motivated students from around the world will be taught to solve problems that underlie the foundations of physics, in the unique atmosphere of Canadaís Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, while earning a Master of Science degree in Physics from the University of Waterloo. This opportunity will allow students to learn from top scientists, realize their full potential and prepare for cutting-edge research in theoretical physics.
The exceptional lecturers include:
John Cardy, University of Oxford
Ruth Gregory, Durham University
Nima Arkani-Hamed, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Matt Choptuik, University of British Columbia
Michael Peskin, SLAC
Sid Redner, Boston University
Xiao-Gang Wen, MIT
Neil Turok, Perimeter Institute
A full listing can be viewed here and includes many of PIís own top Faculty members.
The patrons who will also interact include:
Sir Roger Penrose, University of Oxford
Yakir Aharonov, Tel Aviv University and Chapman University
Stephen Hawking, Cambridge
Phil Anderson, Princeton
James Bjorken, SLAC
James Peebles, Princeton
Source: Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics