This web site is owned and administered by Prof. A.W. Peet of the University of Toronto.

[recent photo of me by Raul Cunha]
Photo by Raul Cunha

What I offer here

Contact details
How to get my name and pronouns right
Termtime schedule outline
About Prof. Peet
Research interests - layperson overview (see also: this Nature article by George Musser)
Research interests - black hole microscopics and AdS/CFT holography [a bit dated]
Graduate Jamboree presentation for incoming graduate students [04.Sep.2019]
PHY197F Modern Physics for the Curious
PHY483F General Relativity I
PHY484S General Relativity II
Course deadlines policy
Advice generalities
Advice for school kids wanting email help with a science project
Advice for high schoolers/undergrads aspiring to be string theorists
Advice for undergrads seeking research opportunities in my lab
Advice for prospective string theory PhD students
Advice for students with offers of graduate admission from us
Recommended non-physics reading for grad students
A very brief introduction to string theory
Slides and YouTube video of 2015 public lecture
News media appearances
Inclusion work
Academic decency
Being transgender
Being disabled
Being Kiwi
A bit about Toronto
Putting LaTeX equations in webpages