News - Press Releases

  • Jun-19
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Étienne Ghys: A life Less Ordinary.

An interview with one of France's most prominent mathematicians.   more››

  • Jun-19
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Marni Mishna Appointed PIMS Deputy Director

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Marni Mishna has been appointed PIMS Deputy Director effective as of July 1, 2019.  more››

  • May-19
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Jamie Mulholland awarded the 2019 PIMS Education Prize

Jamie Mulholland has been selected as the winner of the 2019 PIMS Education Prize.  more››

  • Feb-19
  • 5
Important Security Information

It has come to our attention that our invited speakers have been contacted by companies or individuals claiming to be affiliated with this event to assist them in making hotel and travel reservations. Please be aware this is a scam. Do not provide any credit card or personal information and ignore these emails and calls. 

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  • Jan-19
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Call for Participation at Summer School on Random Walks and Complex Networks in Nice

PIMS is pleased to offer funding for participation at a summer school on random walks and complex networks in Nice, France.   more››

  • Jan-19
  • 18
Call for Nominations: 2019 PIMS Education Prize

Nominations close: March 15, 2019  more››

  • Jan-19
  • 16
Alexandre Bouchard-Côté Wins 2018 PIMS | UBC Mathematical Sciences Young Faculty Award

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is pleased to announce Dr. Alexandre Bouchard-Côté as the recipient of the 2018UBC Mathematics & Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Young Faculty Award.  more››

  • Jan-19
  • 15
Dr. Kristine Bauer Announced as the PIMS Site Director at the University of Calgary

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is pleased to announce Kristine Bauer as the new PIMS Site Director at the University of Calgary, replacing Cristian Rios in the role.  more››

  • Dec-18
  • 11
Professor Nassif Ghoussoub Named Winner of the 2019 CRM - Fields - PIMS Prize

The 2019 CRM-PIMS Fields Prize is awarded to Nassif Ghoussoub of UBC.  more››

  • Dec-18
  • 1
Employment Opportunity: Deputy Director of PIMS

Applications are invited for the position of Deputy Director of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), with a starting date of July 1, 2019.   more››

  • Nov-18
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Ben Adcock Appointed PIMS Simon Fraser University Site Director

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Adcock as the new PIMS site director at Simon Fraser University. His term began on October 13, 2018.  more››

  • Nov-18
  • 16
PIMS Announces PIMS-Europe Student Mobility Program

PIMS is pleased to offer a new program, in partnership with Mitacs and leveraging Mitacs Globalink, to support visits by students from France to carry out research at PIMS member universities.  This award provides $6000 (CAD) for senior undergraduate and graduate students from France to conduct 12-24 week research projects at PIMS member universities. This program is offered under the umbrella of PIMS-Europe, CNRS Unité Mixte Internationale #3069. Applications are accepted any time, awarded competitively, and subject to available funding. 

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  • Sep-18
  • 19
Anthony Quas Appointed PIMS Interim Deputy Director

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Anthony Quas has been appointed Interim PIMS Deputy Director as of September 10, 2018.  more››

  • Sep-18
  • 17
PIMS Postdoctoral Fellowship Competitions Are Open

PIMS Postdoctoral Fellowship Competitions are now open. Calling on nominations for both our Regular PIMS Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition, and our CNRS/PIMS Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition.   more››

  • Sep-18
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  • Sep-18
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PIMS Math Circles Workshops Are Back!

Math Circles Workshops for Elementary School students are back. PIMS and UBC invites students from grades 4-7 to challenge and develop their thinking, creativity and problem solving skills in an awesome environment.  more››

  • Aug-18
  • 3
PIMS Public Lecture: Using Mathematics to Fight Cancer

What can mathematics tell us about the treatment of cancer? In this talk I will present some of work that I have done in the modeling of tumor growth and treatment over the last fifteen years.   more››

  • Aug-18
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2018 IPSW Registration Closing August 7

Registration closes on August 7th for the last, PIMS IPSW of the summer!   more››

  • Jul-18
  • 6
PIMS Announces PIMS-Europe Fellowships

PIMS-Europe (CNRS UMI #3069) is announcing a new program, the PIMS-Europe Fellowships, with the goal of developing and supporting research collaborations between mathematical scientists at PIMS member universities and researchers across France. 

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  • Jun-18
  • 28
PIMS Invites 2019 Activity Proposals

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) invites applications for support of activities in the mathematical sciences to occur after April 1, 2019

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