## News - Press Releases

- Jan-15
- 8

The Board of Directors and the staff at the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) congratulate their Director, Alejandro Adem, on his appointment as the CEO and Scientific Director of Mitacs, starting February 1, 2015. more››

- Dec-14
- 1

The winner of the 2015 CRM - Fields - PIMS Prize is Professor Kai Behrend of the University of British Columbia. more››

- Nov-14
- 13

Michael Lamoureux, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Calgary, has been appointed as PIMS Innovation Coordinator starting January 1, 2015. more››

- Nov-14
- 13

PIMS is pleased to announce the launching of its Postdoctoral Training Centre in Stochastics (PTCS). more››

- Nov-14
- 4

The Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society and the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences are pleased to announce the 2015 competition for the CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics. more››

- Oct-14
- 8

PIMS and CNRS are calling for applications from French researchers to spend the academic year 2015-16 at one of PIMS' member universities more››

- Aug-14
- 25

PIMS is pleased to announce that Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education (IAE) has renewed its funding for PIMS with a commitment of $1.2 million over the next three years. more››

- Aug-14
- 6

PIMS invites nominations of outstanding young researchers in the mathematical sciences for postdoctoral fellowships for 2015-2016. more››

- Aug-14
- 1

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is dedicated to increasing public awareness of the importance of mathematics and encouraging students to see mathematics as subject that opens doors to careers in many exciting fields. PIMS is also a strong advocate for Aboriginal and First Nations students and for the past four years Melania Alvarez, PIMS’ BC Education Coordinator, has worked in collaboration with UBC’s First Nations House of Learning to deliver the Emerging Aboriginal Scholars High School Summer Camp at UBC. This camp has been proudly sponsored by the UBC Mathematics Department, the Government of British Columbia, the UBC Faculty of Science, the Vancouver Foundation, as well as a number of private donors. more››

- Jul-14
- 23

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce the renewal of its funding by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada for the period 2014-19. more››

- Jul-14
- 9

Each year, PIMS sponsors two awards at this competition, this year they were received by Arjun Nair and Zara Afridi.

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- Jun-14
- 5

PIMS is pleased to announce that Martin Barlow, from the University of British Columbia, has been appointed interim PIMS Deputy Director for one year, starting on July 1, 2014. more››

- May-14
- 1

PIMS is currently welcoming applications for
support of conferences, workshops, summer schools, Distinguished
Visitors, Focus Periods, Collaborative Research Groups and related
activities in the mathematical sciences**.** more››

- Apr-14
- 25

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Christopher Hoffman has been appointed site director at the University of Washington. His 3-year term will begin on July 1, 2014. more››

- Apr-14
- 25

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of James Colliander as Deputy Director of PIMS for a five-year period, starting on July 1, 2015. more››

- Mar-14
- 27

PIMS is delighted to announce that Susan Milner, a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), has been selected as the winner of the 2014 PIMS Education Prize. more››

- Mar-14
- 12

PIMS congratulates Arvind Guptaon his appointment as the 13th President and Vice Chancellor of the University of British Columbia. more››

- Mar-14
- 10

CAIMS and PIMS are pleased to announce that Prof. Geoff Wild of the University of Western Ontario has been awarded the 2014 CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in Applied Mathematics. more››

- Feb-14
- 26

Here’s a math problem for you: What do you get when you add one math nut to a classroom? more››