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

11th Annual Richard & Louise Guy Lecture: Poetry, Drumming and Mathematics

##### University of Calgary

##### September 15, 2016

UBC-PIMS Mathematical Sciences Faculty Award Lecture: Rachel Ollivier

##### University of British Columbia

##### September 30, 2016

#### Scientific Events

Sirince Summer School in Mathematical Physics -- CANCELLED

##### Sirince, Turkey

##### August 22, 2016 - September 4, 2016

Short Course on Partial differential equations with deal.II.

##### University of British Columbia

##### August 29, 2016 - September 1, 2016

Diff. Geom, Math. Phys., PDE Seminar: Vitali Vougalter

##### University of British Columbia

##### September 6, 2016

Scientific Computation and Applied & Industrial Mathematics: Andy Wathen

##### University of British Columbia

##### September 6, 2016

#### 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)**