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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 Canada’s 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 PI’s 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