## 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.

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110502-pyrcm

May 5 - Mathematics and Palaeontology - An Unlikely Pair? No! PIMS/Shell Lunchbox lecture in Calgary.

http://www.pims.math.ca/industrial-event/110505-mpaupn

May 16 - 20 - Computational and Analytical Mathematics at SFU.

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110516-cam

May 30, 2011 Niven Lecture, The Mathematics of Doodling, Ravi Vakil (Stanford University) at UBC.

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110530-nltmd

May 31- June 5 CanaDAM 2011 at UVic.

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/110531-c

News

Call for Proposals, we are now welcoming applications for support of conferences, workshops, seminars, Collaborative Research Groups.

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific/call-proposals

The 2010 PIMS Year in Review is now available online

http://www.pims.math.ca/resources/publications/pims-year-review

PIMS site director Gunther Uhlmann wins SIAM award

http://www.pims.math.ca/news/site-director-gunther-uhlmann-awarded-prest...

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

http://www.cysf.org/prize-winners.html

For more information and events, visit www.pims.math.ca

Thank you to all who responded to our survey, your contributions are valuable.

Regards,

Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences