News - Press Releases

  • Oct-20
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Job Posting: Director – Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences

Applications are invited for the position of DIRECTOR of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS).   more››

  • Sep-20
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CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize

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.

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  • Aug-20
  • 27
PIMS Welcomes a New Site Director!

Effective September 1, Professor Weiran Sun will join PIMS as a site director.

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  • Aug-20
  • 24
Call for Proposals: January 2021 Graduate Courses

Call for Proposals: January 2021 Network-wide Graduate Courses

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  • Aug-20
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Call for applications: PIMS supported seminars

There is a change in procedure for seminar funding in the 2020-2021 funding cycle.  more››

  • Aug-20
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PIMS Invites 2021 Activity Proposals

The Scientific Review Panel is now accepting submissions for funding proposals.  more››

  • Aug-20
  • 4
Leadership Transition Update

It has been an honour to serve as Director of the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS). After some consideration, I have chosen to not seek a renewal of my term. A process to select the next PIMS Director is now underway.  more››

  • Jun-20
  • 29
Two New Site Directors!

New site directors at PIMS  more››

  • May-20
  • 19
PIMS 2020 Education Award Winner Announced!

PIMS is pleased to announce the winner of the 2020 Education Prize is Dr. Fok-Shuen Leung! Dr. Leung is a tenured Senior Instructor in the Department of Mathematics at UBC Vancouver and the recipient of a 2012 Killam Teaching Prize in the Faculty of Science. Dr. Leung’s ability to connect with students, organize, and innovate, are amplified in his role as Academic Director, First Year Experience.  more››

  • Apr-20
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COVID-19 Collaborations

COVID-19 Collaborations  more››

  • Mar-20
  • 6
PIMS 2020 Collaborative Research Groups Announced

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is pleased to award two 2020 Collaborative Research Group Awards to Novel Techniques in Low Dimension: Floer Homology, representation theory and algebraic topology and quanTA: Centre for Quantum Topology and Its Applications.  more››

  • Feb-20
  • 19
Call for proposals for PIMS Network-wide Graduate Courses

Call for proposals for PIMS Network-wide Graduate Courses  more››

  • Feb-20
  • 5
PIMS Announces PIMS-Globalink 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 Mitacs partner countries to carry out research at PIMS member universities.  This award provides $6000 (CAD) for senior undergraduate and graduate students from these countries to conduct 12-24 week research projects at PIMS member universities. This program is offered under the umbrella of PIMS-Mitacs, CNRS Unité Mixte Internationale #3069. Applications are accepted any time, awarded competitively, and subject to available funding. 

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  • Jan-20
  • 30
2020 PIMS Education Prize: Nominations Open

2020 PIMS Education Prize: Nominations Open  more››

  • Jan-20
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Liam Watson is the 2019 PIMS- UBC Mathematical Sciences Young Faculty Award Winner.

Liam Watson is the 2019 PIMS- UBC Mathematical Sciences Young Faculty Award Winner.

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  • Jan-20
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PIMS invites interested companies to partner in the creation of a new website.

PIMS is in the process of renewing its current website, and invites interested parties to submit an RFQ.  more››

  • Dec-19
  • 9
Prof. Catherine Sulem Named Winner of the 2020 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize

The 2020 CRM-PIMS Fields Prize is awarded to Prof. Catherine Sulem of the University of Toronto.  more››

  • Nov-19
  • 26
PIMS Education Call For Proposals

The application period for Education call for proposals is now open until January 19, 2020.  more››

  • Nov-19
  • 20
Semaine d'Étude Maths-Entreprises / Industrial Problem Solving Workshop (IPSW) - January 2020

Applications are now open for the Semaine d'Étude Maths-Entreprises / Industrial Problem Solving Workshop (IPSW), from January 27 - 31, 2020 at the Université d'Orléans.  more››

  • Oct-19
  • 16
Callysto Canada: Providing Funding for Coding & Computational Thinking Activities in Classrooms Across Canada

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences in partnership with Cybera, is pleased to announce that Callysto Canada has received new funding from the federal government’s CanCode program.  more››