The PIMS mandate is to promote excellent research and applications of the mathematical sciences, to facilitate the training of highly qualified personnel, to enrich public awareness of and education in mathematics and to create partnerships with similar organizations around the world.

#### High Profile Events

PIMS/ UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Vladimir Sverak

##### University of British Columbia

##### September 23, 2016

UBC-PIMS Mathematical Sciences Faculty Award Lecture: Rachel Ollivier

##### University of British Columbia

##### September 30, 2016

#### Scientific Events

PIMS-Institute of Applied Mathematics Distinguished Lecture: John F. Brady

##### University of British Columbia

##### September 26, 2016

Lethbridge Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminar: Farzad Aryan

##### University of Lethbridge

##### September 26, 2016

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Seckin Demirbas

##### University of British Columbia

##### September 27, 2016

#### Industrial Events

#### PIMS Collaborative Research Groups

**Geometric Analysis (2016-2019)****Geometric and Cohomological Methods in Algebra (2016-2019)****Applied Partial Differential Equations: Modeling, Analysis, and Computation (2015-2018)****Explicit Methods for Abelian Varieties (2015-2018)****Applied, Algebraic and Geometric Topology (2014-2018)****Applied Combinatorics (2014-2017)**