2018 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize: Call for Nominations

  • Date: 10/04/2017


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 candidate's research should have been conducted primarily in Canada or in affiliation with a Canadian university.


The prize was established as the CRM-Fields prize in 1994. Renamed in 2005, the 2006 and later prizes are awarded jointly by all three institutes. Previous recipients are H.S.M. Coxeter, George A. Elliott, James Arthur, Robert Moody, Stephen A. Cook, Israel Michael Sigal, William T. Tutte, John Friedlander, John McKay, Edwin Perkins, Donald Dawson, David Boyd, Nicole Tomczak- Jaegermann, Joel Feldman, Allan Borodin, Martin Barlow, Gordon Slade, Mark Lewis, Stevo Todorcevic, Bruce Reed, Niki Kamran, Kai Behrend, Dani Wise and Henri Darmon.


The selection committee formed by the three institutes will select a recipient on the basis of outstanding contributions to the advancement of the mathematical sciences, with excellence in research as the main selection criterion.


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


Nominations should be submitted by November 1st, by at least two sponsors of recognized stature, and should include the following elements: three supporting letters, curriculum vitae, list of publications, and up to four preprints. Nominations will remain active for two years. During any academic year, at most one prize will be awarded.


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