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  • High-school students examining a quantum cryptography experiment
    Another exciting year for QCSYS students

    On 13-17 August 2012, 40 high-school students in Grades 11 and 12 from across Canada and around the world came to the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) to learn about quantum computing and quantum cryptography as part of the Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students ...

  • Mike Lazaridis, Stephen Hawking, and others cutting the ribbon for the Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre grand-opening
    QNC grand opening

    A new home for IQC opened its doors to the public on 21 Sept. 2012. The Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre event hosted thousands of visitors as well as notables such as Mike Lazaridis, Prof. Stephen Hawking, Jay Ingram, Robert J. Sawyer, and Chad ...

  • Gary Goodyear in conversation with Michele Mosca and David Cory
    Goodyear awards CREATE grants to Mosca and Cory

    On 26 June, the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, announced the winners of NSERC CREATE projects at an event at the Institute for Quantum Computing. Among the award winners are IQC researchers, Michele Mosca and David Cory, who each received ...

  • Silhouette of a businessman
    Quantum Entrepreneurship course

    On 6 June 2012, IQC hosted a one-day course on "Quantum Entrepreneurship" featuring Prof. Tom Brzustowski and Dr. Rolf Horn. The goal of the short course was to shed light on how discoveries in quantum information might lead to economic impact. The two speakers presented ...