News - Press Releases

  • Aug-13
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Math Mania success in Saskatchewan

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

  • Aug-13
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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
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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››

  • Jun-13
  • 6
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 joint CRM-Fields-PIMS prize, awarded in recognition of exceptional research achievement in the mathematical sciences.

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  • May-13
  • 2
PIMS Call For Proposals for Activities in 2014 or Later

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (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-13
  • 22
PIMS Welcomes New Board Members

PIMS is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to our Board of Directors.  more››

  • Mar-13
  • 28
Natalia Kouzniak of Simon Fraser University will receive the 2013 PIMS Education Prize

This prize, awarded by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, recognizes individuals who have played a major role in encouraging activities which have enhanced public awareness and appreciation of mathematics, as well as those who foster communication among various groups concerned with mathematical education at all levels.

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  • Mar-13
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Serdar Yuksel of Queen's University Awarded the 2013 CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics.

 

CAIMS and PIMS are pleased to announce that Prof. Serdar Yuksel of Queen's University has been awarded the 2013 CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics.  

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  • Jan-13
  • 23
PIMS Education Programs Attract Local Support

Vancity awards PIMS $6000 Community Project Grant   more››

  • Jan-13
  • 17
Call for Nominations - 2013 PIMS Education Prize

PIMS is now accepting nominations for the 2013 PIMS Education Prize  more››

  • Jan-13
  • 3
Former Chair of the PIMS Board passes on: Hugh Morris (1932-2012)

Hugh Clough Morris was admired and respected by all who knew him.    more››

  • Dec-12
  • 7
The Mathematics Community Unites to Focus on Global Issues

Mathematics of Planet Earth: MEDIA RELEASE    more››

  • Dec-12
  • 6
Cultural Barriers Crunched by Numbers

Melania Alvarez is featured in UBC Reports  more››

  • Dec-12
  • 4
Bruce Reed announced as 2013 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize recipient

Professor Bruce Reed has been awarded the 2013 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize. The Prize recognizes exceptional achievement in the area of mathematical sciences and is considered one of Canada’s top honours in mathematics.  more››

  • Nov-12
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PIMS Founding Director Nassif Ghoussoub Receives Diamond Jubilee Medal

Nassif Ghoussoub, the founding director of PIMS, will receive the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.  more››

  • Nov-12
  • 15
Inaugural Class of AMS Fellows Includes 31 Faculty From PIMS Universities

On November 1, 2012, the inaugural class was announced.   more››