News - Press Releases

  • Jun-15
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PIMS' Founder, Nassif Ghoussoub, Receives Honorary Degree from University of Victoria

Dr. Nassif Ghoussoub received the honorary degree of DSc at UVic's convocation ceremonies on June 12, 2015.  more››

  • Jun-15
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Nominations Invited for the 2016 CRM-Fields-PIMS prize

The Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM), the Fields Institute, and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) invite nominations for the joint CRM-Fields-PIMS prize, awarded in recognition of exceptional research achievement in the mathematical sciences.   more››

  • May-15
  • 27
University of Manitoba Joins PIMS as Full Member

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is pleased to announce that the University of Manitoba has joined the PIMS consortium as a full member.  more››

  • May-15
  • 13
PIMS Invites Proposals for Innovation Activities

PIMS invites proposals that meet the goals of the newly funded Institutes' Innovation Platform, to increase the use of mathematics and statistics in industrial research and development in Canada.   more››

  • May-15
  • 7
Job Posting: Director – Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences

Applications are invited for the position of DIRECTOR of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS).  more››

  • Apr-15
  • 27
PIMS Call For Proposals for Activities in 2016 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, to occur after April 1, 2016.

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  • Apr-15
  • 16
Vakhtang Putkaradze Appointed University of Alberta Site Director

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Vakhtang Putkaradze has been appointed site director at the University of Alberta. His three-year term will begin on July 1, 2015.  more››

  • Apr-15
  • 16
Dragos Hrimiuc to Receive 2015 PIMS Education Prize

PIMS is delighted to announce that Dragos Hrimiuc, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Alberta, has been selected as the winner of the 2015 PIMS Education Prize  more››

  • Mar-15
  • 19
2015 CAIMS*SCMAI - PIMS Early Career Award Winner Announced

CAIMS*SCMAI and PIMS are pleased to announce that Prof. Jane Heffernan of York University is the winner of the 2015 CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics.   more››

  • Jan-15
  • 13
Call for Nominations: 2015 PIMS Education Prize

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is now accepting nominations for the 2015 PIMS Education Prize.  more››

  • Jan-15
  • 8
PIMS Congratulates Alejandro Adem on his Appointment as CEO and Scientific Director of Mitacs

The Board of Directors and the staff at the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) congratulate their Director, Alejandro Adem, on his appointment as the CEO and Scientific Director of Mitacs, starting February 1, 2015.   more››

  • Dec-14
  • 1
2015 CRM - Fields - PIMS Prize Winner: Kai Behrend

The winner of the 2015 CRM - Fields - PIMS Prize is Professor Kai Behrend of the University of British Columbia.  more››

  • Nov-14
  • 13
Michael Lamoureux (University of Calgary) Appointed PIMS Innovation Coordinator

Michael Lamoureux, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Calgary, has been appointed as PIMS Innovation Coordinator starting January 1, 2015.  more››

  • Nov-14
  • 13
PIMS Postdoctoral Training Centre in Stochastics

PIMS is pleased to announce the launching of its Postdoctoral Training Centre in Stochastics (PTCS).  more››

  • Nov-14
  • 4
2015 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 2015 competition for the CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics.  more››

  • Oct-14
  • 8
PIMS/CNRS Call for Applications 2015-2016

PIMS and CNRS are calling for applications from French researchers to spend the academic year 2015-16 at one of PIMS' member universities  more››

  • Aug-14
  • 25
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
  • 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››