## September

Greetings from PIMS! Welcome to a new academic year.

Here is what’s happening around the sites…

September 2013

6 September - PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Yuval

Peres at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130906-pdcyp

6-8 September -

West Coast Algebraic Topology Summer School 2013 at the University of Oregon

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130906-wcatss

12 September - Truth & Reconciliation at the

University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/educational-event/130912-tr

19 September - PIMS Public Lecture - 2013 Year of

Statistics: Trevor Hastie at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130919-pplysth

20 September - PIMS/UBC Distinguished Colloquium: Ulrike

Tillman at the University of British Columbia

http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific-event/130920-pdcut

News

Math Mania success in Saskatchewan: Articles from both

CBC News and the University of Saskatchewan College of Arts and Science

highlight new Math Mania initiatives for Aboriginal students.

http://www.pims.math.ca/news/math-mania-success-saskatchewan

Employment Opportunity: Deputy Director of PIMS.

Applications are invited for the position of Deputy Director of PIMS, with a

starting date of July 1, 2014.

http://www.pims.math.ca/news/employment-opportunity-deputy-director-pims

Call for proposals – PIMS welcomes applications for

support of activities in the mathematical sciences to occur after April 1,

2014.

Details of these activities and of the submission process

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

The deadline for submission is October 1, 2013, proposals will be reviewed by

the PIMS Scientific Review Panel (SRP) in November, 2013, with awards announced

shortly thereafter. Where appropriate, cost sharing is encouraged and can

enhance the probability of success.

-PIMS