# News & Updates

PIMS Education Call For Proposals

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) welcomes applications for support of education activities in the mathematical sciences to occur after April 4, 2022. The deadline for...

PIMS' Former Director Alejandro Adem Elected to the Royal Canadian Society

PIMS wishes to congratulate former director Alejandro Adem on his election to the Royal Canadian Society. Founded in 1882, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) comprises the Academies of Arts, Humanities...

PIMS Postdoctoral Competition - Call for Applications 2022-2023

From September 1, the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) invites nominations of outstanding young researchers in the mathematical sciences for postdoctoral fellowships beginning in...

PIMS is pleased to offer two network-wide graduate courses in fall 2021

Members of the PIMS community are encouraged to begin the registration process for Fall 2021 network wide courses. Details on the course offering are mentioned below. Charles Doran (University of...

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Announces New Interim Director

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Jayadev Athreya as Interim Director. Jayadev Athreya is a Professor of Mathematics and...

Statement from PIMS on the discovery of the remains of Indigenous children in Kamloops and Cowesses

The Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is saddened by the discovery of the unmarked graves of 751 people outside the former Marieval Indian Residential School at Cowessess First Nation...

Ã–zgÃ¼r Yilmaz announced as the Interim Deputy Director at PIMS

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), is pleased to appoint Prof. Ã–zgÃ¼r Yilmaz, as the interim Deputy Director, starting on July 1, 2021. Ã–zgÃ¼r Yilmaz is a Professor of...

New Site Director at the University of Manitoba

PIMS is pleased to welcome Professor Stephanie Portet, as the new Site Director representing the University of Manitoba. She begins her three-year term on July 1, 2021. Professor Portet's research is...

PIMS Welcomes Proposals for activities in 2022

PIMS is currently accepting proposals for events in 2022 and beyond. Proposals for events such as conferences, workshops, summer schools, Distinguished Visitors, Focus Periods, Collaborative Research...

Prof. Brendan Pass receives the CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award

Prof. Brendan Pass of the University of Alberta is awarded the 2021 CAIMS/PIMS Early Career Award in recognition of his contributions to the study of optimal transport problems. In particular, Dr...

The PIMS Digital Collaboration Committee announces a call for proposals for the Innovative Use of Technology in Collaboration

During the past year, most mathematical interaction has taken place online. Mathematical Scientists and others have pioneered new ways and expanded existing ways of interacting (online lectures...

2021 PIMS Education Prize awarded to Bruce Dunham

PIMS is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2021 Education Prize is Dr. Bruce Dunham, Professor of Teaching in the Statistics Department of the University of British Columbia. Dr. Dunham is an...