• Aug-14
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PIMS to Receive $1.2 Million from the Alberta Government

PIMS is pleased to announce that Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education (IAE) has renewed its funding for PIMS with a commitment of $1.2 million over the next three years.   more››

  • Aug-14
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Employment Opportunity: Innovation Coordinator

Applications are invited for the position of Innovation Coordinator for the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) with a tentative start date of September 15, 2014.  This is a part time (75%) Research Associate position based at the Point Grey campus of the University of British Columbia. The applicant should demonstrate strong evidence of leadership and there is some preference for prior administrative experience.  more››

  • Aug-14
  • 6
PIMS Postdoctoral Fellowships 2015 - 2016: Call for Nominations

PIMS invites nominations of outstanding young researchers in the mathematical sciences for postdoctoral fellowships for 2015-2016.  more››

  • Aug-14
  • 1
PIMS Emerging Aboriginal Scholars Summer Camp

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of mathematics and encouraging students to see mathematics as subject that opens doors to careers in many exciting fields. PIMS is also a strong advocate for Aboriginal and First Nations students and for the past four years Melania Alvarez, PIMS’ BC Education Coordinator, has worked in collaboration with UBC’s First Nations House of Learning to deliver the Emerging Aboriginal Scholars High School Summer Camp at UBC. This camp has been proudly sponsored by the UBC Mathematics Department, the Government of British Columbia, the UBC Faculty of Science, the Vancouver Foundation, as well as a number of private donors.  more››

  • Jul-14
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PIMS Awarded $6.25 Million in Funding From NSERC for 2014-2019

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce the renewal of its funding by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada for the period 2014-19.  more››

  • Jul-14
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PIMS-Sponsored Awards at Calgary Youth Science Fair

Each year, PIMS sponsors two awards at this competition, this year they were received by Arjun Nair and Zara Afridi.
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  • Jun-14
  • 5
Martin Barlow appointed interim PIMS Deputy Director

PIMS is pleased to announce that Martin Barlow, from the University of British Columbia, has been appointed interim PIMS Deputy Director for one year, starting on July 1, 2014.   more››

  • May-14
  • 1
PIMS Call For Proposals for Activities in 2015 or Later

PIMS is currently welcoming applications for support of conferences, workshops, summer schools, Distinguished Visitors, Focus Periods, Collaborative Research Groups and related activities in the mathematical sciences.  more››

  • Apr-14
  • 25
Christopher Hoffman Appointed PIMS University of Washington Site Director

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Christopher Hoffman has been appointed site director at the University of Washington. His 3-year term will begin on July 1, 2014.  more››

  • Apr-14
  • 25
James Colliander Appointed Deputy Director of PIMS

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of James Colliander as Deputy Director of PIMS for a five-year period, starting on July 1, 2015.  more››

  • Mar-14
  • 27
Susan Milner is Awarded the PIMS 2014 Education Prize

PIMS is delighted to announce that Susan Milner, a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), has been selected as the winner of the 2014 PIMS Education Prize.   more››

  • Mar-14
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Arvind Gupta, former PIMS Deputy Director, named UBC’s 13th President

PIMS congratulates Arvind Guptaon his appointment as the 13th President and Vice Chancellor of the University of British Columbia.  more››

  • Mar-14
  • 10
CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics: Geoff Wild

CAIMS and PIMS are pleased to announce that Prof. Geoff Wild of the University of Western Ontario has been awarded the 2014 CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics.  more››

  • Feb-14
  • 26
Community Engagement at the University of Saskatchewan

Here’s a math problem for you: What do you get when you add one math nut to a classroom?  more››

  • Jan-14
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Call for Nominations: 2014 PIMS Education Prize

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is now accepting nominations for the 2014 PIMS Education Prize. The winner receives $1000.  more››

  • Jan-14
  • 7
Anthony Quas Appointed PIMS UVic Interim Site Director

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Anthony Quas has been appointed interim PIMS site director at the University of Victoria for the term January 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015.  more››

  • Dec-13
  • 3
2014 CRM - Fields - PIMS Prize Winner: Niky Kamran

The Canadian Mathematical Sciences Institutes are pleased to announce that the winner of the CRM - Fields - PIMS Prize for 2014 is Prof Niky Kamran of McGill University.  more››

  • Dec-13
  • 2
Math Games for Holiday Gifts

Commercial math games for middle school and higher level.  more››

  • Nov-13
  • 4
2014 CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award

The Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences are pleased to announce the 2014 competition for the CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics.  more››