PIMS is currently accepting applications for the position of Director. Please visit http://www.pims.math.ca/news/job-posting-director-%E2%80%93-pacific-institute-mathematical-sciences for full details. Deadline June 30, 2015





Proposal Requests

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is currently welcoming applications for support of conferences, workshops, summer schools, Focus Periods, Innovation Activities, Collaborative Research Groups, Distinguished Visitors and related activities in the mathematical sciences, to occur after April 1, 2016. Proposals must be received by October 1, 2015.

For further information and application instructions, please visit: http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific/call-proposals.


2016 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize: Call for Nominations

The Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM), the Fields Institute, and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) invite nominations for the joint CRM-Fields-PIMS prize, awarded in recognition of exceptional research achievement in the mathematical sciences.

The selection committee is appointed by the three institutes and will select the 2016 CRM-Fields-PIMS prize recipient on the basis of outstanding contributions to the advancement of the mathematical sciences, with excellence in research as the main selection criterion. The candidate’s research should have been conducted primarily in Canada or in affiliation with a Canadian university.

A monetary prize will be awarded, and the recipient will be asked to present a lecture at the CRM, the Fields Institute, and PIMS.

The final deadline for nominations is November 1, 2015. Nominations should be submitted by at least two sponsors of recognized stature, and must include the following: three supporting letters, curriculum vitae, list of publications, and up to four preprints. Nominations will remain active for two years. At most one prize will be awarded during any academic year.

Submit nominations to nominations@pims.math.ca. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Complete nominations should be submitted in a single pdf file.