## PIMS Connection January 2012

Greetings from PIMS,

We wish you a safe and happy 2012!

Coming events

10 January - Discrete Math Seminar: James King

'Generating k-Facets by Induction on the Dimension' at Simon Fraser

University

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120110-dmsjk

30 January - PIMS/CSC Distinguished Speaker Series: Nigel Goldenfeld

(University of Illinois)

'What does the genetic code tell us about early life?' at Simon Fraser

University.

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120130-pdssngui

17 February - PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Emmanuel Candes

(Stanford University) at UBC.

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120217-pdlecsu

22-24 February - Monte Carlo Methods for Quantitative Finance - PIMS

Industrial Short Course at SFU Harbour Centre

Register today, http://www.pims.math.ca/industrial-event/120222-mcmqfpisc

News

PIMS is delighted to announce that Stevo Todorcevic (University of

Toronto) is the winner of the 2012 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize.

http://www.pims.math.ca/news/prof-stevo-todorcevic-awarded-crm-fields-pi...

See details of his Prize lecture on April 4 at PIMS

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/120404-cfpplpstt

The latest issue of Pi in the Sky is now online!

http://www.pims.math.ca/resources/publications/pi-sky

Pi in the Sky is a publication for high school students and teachers. It

includes challenging and interesting mathematical articles and problems.

Read about what some of our top researchers are up to in a new section

of our website 'PIMS Research Impacts'

http://www.pims.math.ca/research-impacts