PIMS Connection November 2011

Greetings from PIMS, this month we want to hear from you.

We are reviewing the way we communicate and would appreciate a few
minutes of your time to complete our short survey, see link below.
Fill it in and be entered into a draw to win a $15 Starbucks gift
certificate.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dENmTFkxWjJUQXBRV0R...

Upcoming deadline for PIMS postdoctoral fellow applications: Please
note that the deadline for this year's applications is
December 1, 2011.
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific/postdoctoral

Coming events:

**1 Nov - PIMS/Shell Lunchbox lecture, "Pi - History, facts, world
records, and more!" at Calgary Place Tower (Shell).
http://www.pims.math.ca/industrial-event/111101-phfwrm

**4 Nov - PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Dusa McDuff (Barnard
College and Stony Brook) "Embedding questions in symplectic geometry"
at the University of British Columbia.
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111104-pdcdmcsb

**7-Nov - Hugh C. Morris Lecture: George Papanicolaou (Stanford)
"Uncertainty quantification and systemic risk" at the
University of British Columbia.
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111107-hcmlgp

14 Nov - IAM-PIMS-MITACS Distinguished Colloquium: William L. Oberkampf
"Perspectives on Verification, Validation, and Uncertainty
Quantification" at the University of British Columbia.
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111114-ipmdcwlo

19-20 Nov - Cascade Topology Seminar at Portland State University,
Oregon
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/111119-cts

**22 Nov-PIMS/Shell Lunchbox lecture, "Stiffness analysis of cardiac
cell models: implications on real-time heart simulation" at Calgary
Place Tower (Shell).
http://www.pims.math.ca/industrial-event/111122-saccmirths

News

Announcing the PIMS Marsden Memorial Lecture series
http://www.pims.math.ca/news/announcing-pims-marsden-memorial-lecture-se...

See the recently published report on the Mathematical and Statistical
Challenges of Sustainability
http://www.pims.math.ca/news/mathematical-and-statistical-challenges-sus...

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**These lectures will be recorded for our new site www.mathtube.org.
The videos will be available approximately 2 weeks after the date of
the event.