News - Press Releases

  • Jun-16
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PIMS and Mitacs Partner to Offer Collaboration Opportunities Between Academia and Industry

Research internships will allow mathematical scientists to address big data, statistics, and analytics challenges for business.  more››

  • Jun-16
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2017 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize: Call for Nominations

The Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM), the Fields Institute, and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) invite nominations for the 2017 CRM-Fields-PIMS prize.  more››

  • May-16
  • 24
Brian Marcus Appointed Interim Deputy Director of PIMS

PIMS announces the appointment of Brian Marcus as Interim Deputy Director starting July 1, 2016.   more››

  • Apr-16
  • 26
Patrick Maidorn to Receive 2016 PIMS Education Prize

Patrick Maidorn has been selected as the winner of the 2016 PIMS Education Prize  more››

  • Mar-16
  • 31
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, 2017.

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  • Mar-16
  • 24
CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics: Jean-Philippe Lessard

CAIMS*SCMAI and PIMS are pleased to announce that Professor Jean-Philippe Lessard of Université Laval is the winner of the 2016 CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics.

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  • Mar-16
  • 14
PIMS Chats With Maria Chudnovsky

On February 18, 2016, Maria Chudnovsky (Princeton University) gave a PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium entitled Coloring Some Perfect Graphs.  more››

  • Mar-16
  • 10
Applications Invited for Industry Travel Grants

PIMS invites applications to support travel to industrial conferences, with the goal of encouraging academic-industry research collaborations.   more››

  • Feb-16
  • 5
The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Announces James Colliander as Director

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is pleased to announce the appointment of James Colliander as Director of PIMS for a five-year period, starting on July 1, 2016.   more››

  • Jan-16
  • 28
Cristian Rios Appointed PIMS University of Calgary Site Director

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to welcome Dr. Cristian Rios as the new PIMS site director at the University of Calgary. His term began on January 1, 2016.  more››

  • Jan-16
  • 20
Chris Soteros Appointed PIMS University of Saskatchewan Site Director

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to welcome back Dr. Chris Soteros as the site director at PIMS’ University of Saskatchewan site. She first served as interim site director in 2012, and her current term began on November 1, 2015.   more››

  • Jan-16
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2015 UBC-PIMS Mathematical Sciences Faculty Award: Rachel Ollivier

The winner of the 2015 UBC Mathematics and Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Faculty Award is Professor Rachel Ollivier (Department of Mathematics, UBC).   more››

  • Jan-16
  • 8
Call for Nominations: 2016 PIMS Education Prize

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is now accepting nominations for the 2016 PIMS Education Prize.  more››

  • Jan-16
  • 4
PIMS Founder Appointed to Order of Canada

Dr. Nassif Ghoussoub is appointed to the Order of Canada, one of this country’s highest civilian honours  more››

  • Dec-15
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2016 CRM - Fields - PIMS Prize Winner: Daniel Wise

The winner of the 2016 CRM - Fields - PIMS Prize is Professor Daniel Wise (McGill University).   more››

  • Nov-15
  • 17
2016 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 2016 competition for the CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics.  more››

  • Oct-15
  • 23
David Leeming to receive BCCAT Franklin Gelin Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. David Leeming, PIMS’ Education Coordinator at the University of Victoria, has been chosen to receive the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer’s (BCCAT) Franklin Gelin Lifetime Achievement Award  more››

  • Aug-15
  • 25
Nominations open for UBC Mathematics and Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Faculty Award

Nominations are now open for the 2015 UBC Mathematics and Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Faculty Award.  more››

  • Aug-15
  • 4
PIMS / CNRS Call for Applications 2016 - 2017

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) and the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) are calling for applications from French researchers to spend the academic year 2016-17 at one of PIMS' member universities and to participate in PIMS' research activities.  more››

  • Jul-15
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PIMS Postdoctoral Fellowships 2016 - 2017: Call for Nominations

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) invites nominations of outstanding young researchers in the mathematical sciences for Postdoctoral Fellowships for the year 2016-2017.   more››