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commsp@cms.math.caWed, 26 Oct 2016 12:07 EDTWed, 26 Oct 2016 12:07 EDT<![CDATA[Exceptional Mathematics Educator Recognized]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/violette_1.jpg" height="150" width="101" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Donald Violette<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>(University of Moncton) is the recipient of the 2016 Adrien Pouliot Award<span class="apple-converted-space"> for his excellence in teaching and contributions to mathematics education in Canada, particularly in his home province of New Brunswick.</span>
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<span lang="EN">Violette’s incredible energy and passion have allowed him to work towards demystifying the subject of mathematics for students and the general public.<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>Outside of teaching mathematics at the post-secondary level, Violette has kept busy with outreach activities, from conducting over 450 workshops benefiting nearly 17,000 students at local high schools, to initiating new programs and math competitions, which include<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span></span><i>concours de mathématiques Poincaré, concours de mathématiques de Möbius</i> and <i>concours de mathématiques de Sierpinski</i>.
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OTTAWA - It is with great sadness that the Canadian Mathematical Society announces the passing of our dear colleague and friend, Dr. Jonathan Borwein, Laureate Professor at the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Newcastle in Australia.
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The CMS wishes to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Borwein. We are humbled to have been in the presence of a true visionary and leader, and we are truly grateful for his unwavering dedication to our rich and diverse community.
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OTTAWA - The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that <span lang="NL">Vincent X. Genest</span> is the recipient of the 2016 Doctoral Prize. Dr. Genest will receive his award and present a lecture at the CMS Winter Meeting to be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, December 2-5, 2016.
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The CMS annually awards the Doctoral Prize to a doctoral student from a Canadian university who has demonstrated exceptional performance in mathematical research. The Doctoral Prize recipients are selected primarily based on the impact of their results and the creativity of their dissertations; other activities and accomplishments in the area of mathematics are also taken into consideration.
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/IMOteam2016-thumb.png" height="133" width="200" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA – Six Canadian high school students<b> </b> are celebrating their 12<sup>th</sup> place success upon their return from the 57<sup>th</sup> International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Hong Kong.
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Each student earned an award for Canada after competing against over 600 students at the world’s most challenging high school mathematics competition.
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<font face="Times New Roman" size="2"><span style="line-height: 115%;">OTTAWA — </span><span style="line-height: 115%;">Six of the country’s best mathematics students will represent Canada as part of Math Team Canada</span><span style="line-height: 115%;">. Qi Qi<span class="apple-converted-space"> (Phillips Exeter Academy),<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span></span>Kai Sun<span class="apple-converted-space"> (AB Lucas Secondary School),<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span></span>Kevin Sun<span class="apple-converted-space"> (Phillips Exeter Academy),<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span></span>Jinhao Xu<span class="apple-converted-space"> (University Hill Secondary School),<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span></span>Ruizhou Yang<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>(University Hill Secondary School), and<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>William Zhao<span class="apple-converted-space"> (Richmond Hill High School)<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span></span>will represent Canada at the 57th International Mathematical Olympiad </span><span class="apple-converted-space"><span style="line-height: 115%;">(IMO) in Hong Kong from July 4-16.</span></span></font>
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Happy Rounded Pi Day 3.1416 ! And Happy 137th birthday to Einstein!
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<font size="2">OTTAWA – University of British Columbia Associate Professor Malabika Pramanik is the recipient of the 2016 Krieger-Nelson Prize for her outstanding research contributions. Pramanik uses analytical tools to answer questions about pattern identification in sparse sets; that is, in finding regular structures within sets that are otherwise very disordered and thin.</font>
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The 48th Canadian Mathematical Olympiad (CMO) will be held on <b>Wednesday, March 30, 2016</b>. In North America, South America, and Central America and in time zones covering these areas, the competition will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Elsewhere in the world, the 3 hour writing period will be arranged in consultation with the CMS. All exams will be proctored by officials who are not family-related to any of the participants being supervised.
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The CMO is open only to students who have received a direct invitation from the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS). The CMS will provide registration information to schools with eligible students in early March. Teachers must complete and submit the registration form with each student by March 18, 2016. Once registration is completed, the CMS will mail the competition kit directly to the exam proctoring official.
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Nov10_Salisbury.png" height="117" width="86" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">York University Professor, Thomas Salisbury is the recipient of the 2015 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service in recognition of his sustained and significant contributions to the Canadian mathematical community and to the Canadian Mathematical Society.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/Y7nWqHHdkzs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/157/enTue, 10 Nov 2015 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2015/gwa<![CDATA[Registration opens today for Sun Life Financial Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC) ]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Sept.1_2015COMC.png" height="113" width="170" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Registration for the CMS’s largest math competition, the Sun Life Financial Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC), starts today. 2015 marks the 20th year of the Canada's premier national mathematics competition. The COMC is open to any student with an interest in mathematics and encourages students to explore, discover and learn more about mathematics and problem solving. For more information, please visit comc.math.ca.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/1T7Ys-dcUoM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/156/enTue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/Competitions/COMC/2015/<![CDATA[Renew your CMS membership today!]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/T-shirt_design_winner_2.png" height="108" width="105" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The CMS invites students to submit a design for the 2016 Canada Math T-shirt Design Contest. The contest is open to elementary and high school students and runs from Sept. 1 to Dec. 31. The winning designs will be featured on over 1,000 T-shirts and other CMS promotional items. For more information and full contest guidelines, please visit cms.math.ca.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/yT_5_eFzFVw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/154/enThu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/Competitions/T-shirt-2016/index2016<![CDATA[Adrien Pouliot Award recognizes contribution to Aboriginal mathematics education]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Aug20_MacLean.jpg" height="113" width="170" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Mark Mac Lean (University of British Columbia) is the recipient of the 2015 Adrien Pouliot Award for his excellence in teaching and contributions to mathematics education in Canada, particularly Aboriginal education. He has worked with the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) on several Aboriginal mathematics education projects, including workshops for teachers.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/SDp--K49VFk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/153/enThu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2015/ap<![CDATA[Philippe Gille receives the 2015 G. de B. Robinson Award]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Gille.jpg" height="113" width="75" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Philippe Gille is the recipient of the 2015 G. de B. Robinson Award for his paper <span style="font-style: italic;">Octonion algebras over rings are not determined by their norms </span>(Canad. Math. Bull. Vol. 57 (2), 2014 pp. 303–309). The award is given out to recognize outstanding contributions to the Canadian Journal of Mathematics (CJM) or the Canadian Mathematical Bulletin (CMB). Gille’s paper is an example of how powerful abstract techniques in one area of mathematics can be used to decisively settle long-standing problems in another area.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/Ttew4ANzT6c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/152/enMon, 10 Aug 2015 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2015/gdb-award.html<![CDATA[Math Team Canada’s achievements celebrated across Canada]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/July29_newspaper.jpg" height="105" width="165" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Math Team Canada’s incredible ninth place finish and Alex Song’s top ranking at the IMO has received a lot of attention in the media this week. The story has gained traction in media outlets and on social media. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield and NDP Leader Tom Muclair were two of the many people to offer their congratulations to Alex via Twitter. The CMS has staged Canadian participation in the IMO since 1981 and is one of the many programs that helps promotes the advancement, discovery, learning and application of mathematics in Canada.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/gNIgsyiIy4U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/151/enWed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/Competitions/IMO/medialinks.html<![CDATA[CMS sponsors inaugural Canadian Undergraduate Computer Science Conference]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/July28_CUCSC.jpg" height="107" width="160" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The CMS sponsored the first ever Canadian Undergraduate Computer Science Conference (CUCSC) at the University of British Columbia this July. CUCSC showcased undergraduate research in the computing sciences and was inspired by the Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (CUMC). The CMS is pleased to continue to support initiatives that encourage STEM careers and professional development in Canada. For more information visit cucsc.ok.ubc.ca.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/EGTBEbkAA7Q" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/150/enTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00 EDThttp://cucsc.ok.ubc.ca./en/index.php<![CDATA[Math Team Canada places 9th at the International Mathematical Olympiad]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/July16_IMOresults.png" height="100" width="150" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Math Team Canada placed ninth out of 104 countries at the 56th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The team achieved impressive individual results. Zhuo Qun (Alex) Song (Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H.) and Kevin Sun (Phillips Exeter Academy) both earned gold medals and Yan (Bill) Huang (West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South, West Windsor, N.J.) Michael Pang (Fort Richmond Collegiate, Winnipeg, Man.), Alexander Whatley (North Houston Academy of Science and Mathematics, Houston, Texas) and Jinhao (Hunter) Xu (University Hill Secondary School, Vancouver, B.C.) earned bronze medals.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/ilAr5h4dRlI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/148/enThu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2015/2015IMOresults.html<![CDATA[CMS supports the Statistical Society of Canada Student Conference poster competition]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/July8_SSC_studentposter.jpg" height="97" width="145" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The CMS supported the first SSC-CMS-SARGC Undergraduate Poster Competition Awards, held at the Statistical Society of Canada’s Student Conference. Two students, Chelsea Uggenti (Wilfred Laurier University) and Reuben Pereira (University of Toronto), received awards for their respective papers <span style="font-style: italic;">Exploratory data analysis on fire weather variables to observe bias and variability</span> and <span style="font-style: italic;">Comparing methods for modelling aggregated spatial data</span>. The SSC Student Conference was held at Dalhousie University on June 13 in Halifax, N.S, as part of the SSC Annual Meeting.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/kMMr9ISrGxY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/146/enWed, 08 Jul 2015 00:00 EDThttp://www.ssc.ca/en/about/committees/SARGC/student_conference/2015<![CDATA[Math Team Canada arrives in Thailand ready to compete in the IMO]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/July8_MathTeamCanada_1.jpg" height="93" width="140" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The trainers and members of Math Team Canada arrived yesterday in Chiang Mai, Thailand for the 56th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). The team travelled from Banff, Alberta where they were training at the Banff International Research Station (BIRS), and will be in Chiang Mai until July 16. The team will participate in the opening ceremonies and other activities, including visiting an elephant camp. The competition will take place on July 9 and 10. Contestants will get three problems and have 4 hours and 30 minutes to complete the exam.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/EoJxj_eDMAQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/145/enWed, 08 Jul 2015 00:00 EDThttp://www.imo2015.org/<![CDATA[Summer camp lets students explore the ‘power and beauty’ of math]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/June30_uOttawacamp.jpg" height="93" width="140" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The University of Ottawa recently hosted a mathematics camp from June 25 to 30 in partnership with the Canadian Mathematical Society. Almost 50 grade ten students in Ontario and Québec who were interested in mathematics attended the residential camp. "The camp is an opportunity to give the students a flavour of the power and beauty of mathematics,” said camp co-organizer and University of Ottawa mathematics professor Joseph Khoury. The bilingual camp gives participants an opportunity to play mathematical games, make new friends and hone their mathematics skills. Every summer the CMS stages almost 30 camps for over 1,000 students, in partnership with Canadian universities across the country. Students who attend the camps leave with new friends, new ideas and a new outlook on mathematics.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/szjQegGRrDE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/144/enTue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MathCamps/