News - Press Releases

  • Nov-17
  • 1
Michael Lamoureux Recognized as a 2017 Peak Scholar

We are pleased to announce that PIMS Innovation Coordinator, Professor Michael Lamoureux has been recognized as a 2017 Peak Scholar in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Knowledge Engagement.   more››

  • Oct-17
  • 23
PIMS Announces Funding for five Canadian Students to Attend a 2018 IPSW in France

A group of French mathematicians are organizing a "Semaine d'Étude Maths-Entreprises" that will take place in Lille, France on January 29-February 2, 2018.  more››

  • Oct-17
  • 4
2018 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.  more››

  • Sep-17
  • 19
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-17
  • 16
PIMS 2018-2019 Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition Now Open

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) invites nominations of outstanding young researchers in the mathematical sciences for Postdoctoral Fellowships for the year 2018-2019.  more››

  • Aug-17
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  • Jul-17
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Fields Medalist Martin Hairer Sits Down With PIMS

Martin Hairer talks probability, mathematical physics, the tight schedule of an in-demand mathematician, advice for aspiring mathematicians, and where he hopes to go next.   more››

  • Jul-17
  • 11
Canadians Land on Jupyter

PIMS, Cybera, and Compute Canada are helping to change the face of post secondary education with the Jupyter Project.  more››

  • Jun-17
  • 27
Math Mania Reaches First Nations Communities in Manitoba

Over the course of two weeks at the end of May and into June, PIMS Education Coordinator, Darja Barr expanded Math Mania, one of our educational outreach programs, to First Nations communities and schools in Manitoba.   more››

  • Jun-17
  • 6
Ben Adcock and Hau-Tieng Wu Named Co-winners of the 2017 Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics

CAIMS and PIMS are pleased to announce Ben Adcock of Simon Fraser University, and Hau-Tieng Wu of the University of Toronto as the co-winners of the 2017 Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics.   more››

  • May-17
  • 30
Yaniv Plan Named Winner of UBC Math and PIMS Faculty Award

PIMS is happy to announce that Yaniv Plan has been named the winner of the 2016 UBC Mathematics and Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Faculty Award.

  • May-17
  • 15
The 2017 GMMIW & IPSW Are Open for Registration

PIMS is pleased to announce that the 2017 Graduate Math Modelling in Industry Workshop (GMMIW) at the University of Manitoba, and the 2017 Industry Problem Solving Workshop (IPSW) being held at the CRM in Montreal, are now open for Registration.  more››

  • Apr-17
  • 12
Anna Stokke to Receive 2017 PIMS Education Prize

Anna Stokke has been selected as the winner of the 2017 PIMS Education Prize


  • Mar-17
  • 29
PIMS Sponsors the 2017 ProtoChallenge at the WISE event in Calgary

PIMS Sponsors the 2017ProtoChallenge at the WISE event in Calgary  more››

  • Feb-17
  • 28
Solutions Canada launches!

Solutions Canada launches!  more››

  • Feb-17
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Call for Nominations: 2017 PIMS Education Prize

Nominations close: March 15, 2017  

  • Dec-16
  • 5
2017 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize Winner: Henri Darmon

The winner of the 2017 CRM - Fields - PIMS Prize is Professor Henri Darmon (McGill University).  more››