News - Press Releases

  • 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
  • 12
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
  • 28
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››

  • Oct-13
  • 25
A Taste of Pi Helps Mathematical Whiz Kids Discover New Passions at SFU

BC schools and students thank PIMS for a Taste of Pi

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  • Oct-13
  • 22
Hands-on math, science draws Aboriginal students (SFU Media Release)

  • Simon Fraser University will roll out a series of hands-on, math-and science-related activities when 100 Aboriginal students from Grades 9-11 and their teachers visit the Burnaby campus on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
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  • Oct-13
  • 2
PIMS Chats with Ivar Ekeland

Ivar Ekeland was the Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Economics at the University of British Columbia from 2003 to 2011. During his career, he has served as the President of Université Paris-Dauphine, Director of the research centres CEREMADE and Institute Finance-Dauphine as well as Director of PIMS from 2003 to 2008. He has been awarded prizes from the French Academy of Sciences, the French Mathematical Society, and the Belgian Academy of Sciences and has received honorary doctorates from UBC, from Saint Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance and from the University of Vienna.  more››

  • Sep-13
  • 11
PIMS Chats with Neil Trudinger

PIMS Chats with Neil Trudinger  more››

  • Aug-13
  • 28
Math Mania success in Saskatchewan

Math Mania uses real-world examples to teach skills   more››

  • Aug-13
  • 26
Employment Opportunity: Deputy Director of PIMS

Applications are invited for the position of Deputy Director of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), with a starting date of July 1, 2014.  more››

  • Aug-13
  • 12
PIMS Postdoctoral Fellowships 2014 - 2015: Call for Nominations

PIMS invites nominations of outstanding young researchers in the mathematical sciences for postdoctoral fellowships for the year 2014-2015.  more››

  • Aug-13
  • 1
Math Manias in Tahsis and Port Renfrew

2013 Math Manias in Tahsis and Port Renfrew  more››

  • Jul-13
  • 16
CSI: Cedar Science Investigators

Students in the five-week Emerging Aboriginal Scholars Camp, run by PIMS and the First Nations House of Learning, attend English and math courses and get experience working in university research settings.  more››

  • Jun-13
  • 21
RBC's support expands reach of UBC Aboriginal math camps in rural BC

About 100 Aboriginal children in rural BC will be able to attend math summer camps hosted by the University of British Columbia thanks to a $30,000 gift from the RBC Foundation.

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  • Jun-13
  • 14
An 'Inspiring' Summer Camp for Aboriginal Scholars

PIMS-UBC program supports Aboriginal Scholars  more››