Past Events at the University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia PIMS site office is located in the Earth Sciences Building at the University of British Columbia (Map | Contact).


Past Events

  • 20-Aug-12

PIMS/UBC Distinguished Lecture: Robert McCann

A glimpse into the differential geometry and topology of optimal transportation.   more››

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  • 7-Aug-12
  • 10-Aug-12

Alberta-British Columbia Seminar in Harmonic Analysis

Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis   more››

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  • 30-Jul-12

Special Topology Seminar - Jon Carlson, University of Georgia

Classifying thick subcategories of the stable category   more››

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  • 6-Jul-12

Special Geometry Seminar: Laurent Meersseman

"Polarized CR-structures"     more››

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  • 3-Jul-12
  • 3-Aug-12
  • 4-Jun-12
  • 29-Jun-12

PIMS-Mprime Summer School in Probability 2012

There will be two main courses, given by Omer Angel and Gregory Miermont. There will be a number of invited talks. Participants will have an option of giving a presentation as well. Omer Angel - Interacting particle syste   more››

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  • 28-May-12
  • 30-May-12
  • 24-May-12

2012 Niven Lecture: On growth and form: geometry, physics and biology

The diversity of form in living beings led Darwin to state that it is "enough to drive the sanest man mad". How can we describe this variety? How can we predict it?  Motivated by biological observations on different scales from molecules t   more››

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  • 5-May-12


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  • 5-May-12
  • 6-May-12

Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar

Abstracts for the talks: 1. Toti Daskalapoulos------------------------Title:  Ancient solutions of the Yamabe flow Abstract: We construct new ancient compact solutions of the Yamabe flow. Our ap   more››

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  • 1-May-12
  • 31-May-12

Mathematical Cell Biology Graduate (Web-Based) Summer Course

Tentative list of topics    Pattern formation and cellular polarization   Intracellular signaling   Microscopy methods and biological data analysis    Biopolymers and assembly kinetics      more››

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  • 28-Apr-12
  • 29-Apr-12

Cascade Topology Seminar

This event will celebrate Dale Rolfsen's 70th birthday. There will be a special conference dinner.   more››

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  • 26-Apr-12

Number Theory Seminar: Asif Zaman

Escape of mass on Hilbert modular surfaces   more››

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  • 26-Apr-12
  • 29-Apr-12

26th Automorphic Forms Workshop

During the last few years, the workshop has facilitated discussions on a variety of topics of interest to college and university faculty. Topics in the past have included connections between automorphic forms and other areas or mathematics, how t   more››

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  • 26-Apr-12

Number Theory Seminar: Lola Thompson

Products of distinct cyclotomic polynomials   more››

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  • 25-Apr-12

Probability Seminar: Xun Yu Zhou

Optimal stopping under probability distortion   more››

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  • 18-Apr-12

Probability Seminar: Codina Cotar

Density functional theory and optimal transport with Coulomb cost   more››

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  • 13-Apr-12

PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Karl Sigmund (University of Vienna)

Sanctions on the Commons: Social Learning and the Social Contract   more››

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  • 12-Apr-12

Topology Seminar: Pascal Lambrechts

From the eversion of the sphere to spaces of knots   more››

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