Ontario funds new wing for Perimeter Institute

October 8, 2009

Yesterday the Ontario government announced, as part of the Ontario Research Fund-Research Infrastructure program, that it would be contributing $10 million towards a new wing at Waterloo's Perimeter Institute. Perimeter currently houses 85 resident researchers, as well as hundreds of visiting international scientists annually. The addition will nearly double the size of the institution, bringing it one step closer to global status as a hub for theoretical physics research.  Ontario News Release