ap.io/home

This web site is owned and administered by Prof. A.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
How to get my name and pronouns right
Termtime schedule outline
Motto
Research
About Prof.Peet
Research interests - layperson overview
Research interests - black holes and holography (to be updated)
Teaching
PHY483F General Relativity I
PMU199S Modern Physics for the Curious
PHY2404S Quantum Field Theory II
Policy on course deadlines
Advice and Mentoring
Advice
Advice for school kids wanting email help with a science project
Advice for high schoolers/undergrads wanting 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 offers of graduate admission from us
Graduate Jamboree slides for first-year grad students already here
Recommended non-physics reading for grad students
Outreach
A very brief introduction to string theory
Slides and YouTube video for most recent public lecture
News media appearances
Equity and Miscellaneous
Being transgender
Being disabled
Being Kiwi
Pluralism and inclusion work (to be updated)
A bit about Toronto
Quasi-blog
Putting equations in web pages