The fifth edition of the Perimeter-SAIFR Journeys into Theoretical Physics took place from August 1 – 7, 2022 at the IFT/ICTP-SAIFR in Sao Paulo. Information on the 6th edition, from July 17-23, 2023 will be available soon

The school is aimed at outstanding undergraduates in their last year from all countries in Latin America. It is associated with a partnership between ICTP-SAIFR at IFT-UNESP and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and is also related to a joint international masters program between the institutes.


For the homework, please see the tab “Videos and Files”

  • Junwu Huang (Perimeter Institute, Canada): Dark Matter: Cosmos and Lab
    Reading material: HERE
  • Riccardo Sturani (ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP, Brazil): Gravitational Wave Astronomy
    Course outline and reference material: HERE
    Python code: HERE
  • Pedro Vieira (ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP, Brazil  & Perimeter Institute, Canada): S-Matrix Bootstrap
    Lecture notes: HERE
  • Sung-Sik Lee (McMaster University & Perimeter Institute, Canada): Emergent phenomena in quantum matter
    Reading material: HERE

2022 SAIFR-Perimeter Fellowship Winners:

  • Otavio Dambrosio Arounian Ramos Bittencourt (IF-USP, São Paulo)
  • Thiago Oliveira Ferreira (IF-Univ. Fed. Rio Grande do Sul)
  • Maitá Carvalho Micol (IAG-USP, São Paulo)



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2022 Perimeter-SAIFR Journeys into Theoretical Physics