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This web site is owned and administered by Prof. Amanda W. Peet of the University of Toronto. Its purpose is to assist communication about physics with (a) UofT students, researchers, and alumni, (b) prospective UofT students, (c) academic colleagues, and (d) the general public.

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What I offer here

Basics
Contact details
Termtime schedule outline
Motto
Research
About Prof.Peet
Research interests - layperson overview
Research interests - black holes and holography
Teaching
PMU199Y-LEC0341 Modern Physics in Perspective (2014-15)
PMU199Y Modern Physics in Perspective online lecture notes
PHY2406H String Theory (2014-15)
For ill/injured students
Advice and Mentoring
Advice
Advice for high schoolers who want to become string theorists
Advice for undergrads wanting to do summer research in string theory
Advice for prospective string theory PhD students
Advice for students with 2014 offers of graduate admission from us
Graduate Jamboree slides
Recommended non-physics reading for grad students
Outreach
Slides of most recent public lecture
News media appearances
Equity and Miscellaneous
Equity
Disability accommodations
Disability gizmos
Being Kiwi
Women in physics
Blog (rarely updated)
A bit about Toronto
Putting equations in web pages