The research environment at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is outstanding, probably unique in the world. Researchers interested in Theoretical Computer Science and Discrete Mathematics can attend numerous seminars and talks. A non-exhaustive list of seminars (restricted to those held on a more or less regular basis) is provided in the following (links may become outdated or break completely):

- MIT Theory of Computing Colloquium
- MIT Algorithms and Complexity Seminar
- MIT Applied Math Colloquium
- MIT Combinatorics Seminar
- MIT Operations Research Center Seminar Series
- MIT Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems Seminar
- Harvard Theory of Computation Seminar
- MSR/MIT Theory Reading Group
- MIT Stochastic Systems Group Seminars

The Stata Center. Photograph courtesy Philip Greenspun