News - Press Releases

  • Mar-21
  • 2
Celebrating International Women's Day

Join PIMS on March 8 as we recognize scientific leadership in PIMS on International Women's Day. We thank the many scientists and senior administrative leaders who collaborate and work with PIMS in various capacities.

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  • Feb-21
  • 2
The 2021 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize Announcement

<p>The <i>Centre de recherches mathématiques</i> (CRM), the Fields Institute, and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) are proud to award the 2021 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize to Andrew Granville, Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the <i>Université de Montréal</i>, for his outstanding achievements in the mathematical sciences. </p>  more››

  • Feb-21
  • 2
Call for Proposals: 2021-2022 Graduate Courses

<p>The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences would like to hear from instructors willing to share their courses with participants at other PIMS universities.</p>  
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<p>We invite proposals for graduate courses in the mathematical sciences to take place in either term of the 2021-2022 academic year. These courses will be designated as PIMS Network-wide graduate courses and will be advertised and promoted throughout the PIMS network.</p>
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  • Jan-21
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Nominations are now open for the 2021 PIMS Education Prize

The PIMS Education Prize is awarded annually to a member of the PIMS community who has made a significant contribution to education in the mathematical sciences. The nomination deadline is March 15, 2021.

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  • Dec-20
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2021 Event Highlights Poster

We are happy to share the 2021 Event Highlights Poster with the PIMS community.

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  • Dec-20
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Elina Robeva wins the 2020 UBC - PIMS Mathematical Sciences Young Faculty Award!

Elina Robeva wins the 2020 UBC - PIMS Mathematical Sciences Young Faculty Award!

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  • Oct-20
  • 7
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
  • 29
Call for Speaker Nominations: PIMS Network-wide Colloquium

PIMS is sponsoring a network-wide colloquium to take place Winter/Spring 2021. High quality colloquia by distinguished speakers will be given on a monthly basis (delivered virtually) for an audience spread across the 10 PIMS member universities.

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  • 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
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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
  • 7
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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