PIMS Connection May 2011
The PIMS Connection - the monthly bulletin keeping you connected with the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.
Greetings from PIMS,
Events this month:
May 2-5 - PIMS Young Researchers Conference at UBC.
May 5 - Mathematics and Palaeontology - An Unlikely Pair? No! PIMS/Shell Lunchbox lecture in Calgary.
May 16 - 20 - Computational and Analytical Mathematics at SFU.
May 30, 2011 Niven Lecture, The Mathematics of Doodling, Ravi Vakil (Stanford University) at UBC.
May 31- June 5 CanaDAM 2011 at UVic.
Call for Proposals, we are now welcoming applications for support of conferences, workshops, seminars, Collaborative Research Groups.
The 2010 PIMS Year in Review is now available online
PIMS site director Gunther Uhlmann wins SIAM award
Did you know?
PIMS has sponsored the Calgary Youth Science Fair (CYSF) for the past several
years. About 800 students from Grades 3-12 and 500 judges participated in the
2011 CYSF. In addition to this yearly event, PIMS helps to set up fairs at
local schools and judges final projects.
For the list of this year's CYSF winners visit
For more information and events, visit www.pims.math.ca
Thank you to all who responded to our survey, your contributions are valuable.
Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences