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News, events and updates from the Canadian mathematics community (institutes, universities, societies). Collated by the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS).en-ushttp://www.rssboard.org/rss-specificationCMS news-rss-corehttps://cms.math.ca/News/feeds/cmslogo.gifCanadian Mathematical Community News
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commsp@cms.math.caThu, 27 Nov 2014 10:55 ESTThu, 27 Nov 2014 10:55 EST<![CDATA[2014 Fields Medal Recipients Hold Strong Ties to Canadian Mathematical Community]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/fieldsmedal-thumb.jpg" height="75" width="76" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000"><span id="dateline"> </span> Four mathematicians were recognized for mathematical excellence on August 13 at the opening ceremony of the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), where they were each presented with the prestigious Fields Medal.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/-CTQ3653CUE" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/116/enTue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2014/fields.html<![CDATA[2013 Canadian Mathematical Olympiad winners announced]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/calvindengcmo_1.jpg" height="75" width="60" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS), with the support of Sun Life Financial, is pleased to announce the winners of the 45th annual Canadian Mathematical Olympiad (CMO) competition.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/hLUiU4ZhShQ" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/93/enThu, 09 May 2013 00:00 ESThttp://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2013/cmo-results<![CDATA[Peter Taylor to receive prestigious research award]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/ptaylor.jpg" height="75" width="60" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">CMS member Peter Taylor (Queen`s) has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 Partners in Research (PIR) Mathematics Ambassador Award. Winners of the PIR Ambassador awards are selected based on their excellence in Canadian research and for contributions to public outreach activities. Peter Taylor will be recognized at the PIR National Awards on June 2, 2013.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/erH9nZHs4hw" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/92/enThu, 09 May 2013 00:00 ESThttp://www.vroc.ca/pir/en/pir_national_awards_recipients/<![CDATA[SMS 2012]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/crm-news-logo.gif" height="75" width="60" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce their financial support of the Séminaire de mathématiques supérieures (SMS) –a summer school in applied mathematics that has been taking place for over 50 years.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/FQvY2e3Ex20" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/63/enFri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00 ESThttp://www.dms.umontreal.ca/~sms/2012/index_e.php<![CDATA[56th Congress of the Mathematical Association of Quebec ]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/amq-news-logo.gif" height="75" width="60" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is proud to support the 56th annual Congress of the Mathematical Association of Quebec (AMQ). This year’s Congress will be held at Cégep de Ste-Foy from October 12-13, 2012.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/HIYcCOz7CQ0" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/62/enFri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00 ESThttp://newton.mat.ulaval.ca/amq/Congres.html<![CDATA[Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (CUMC) 2012]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/cumc.png" height="79" width="75" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Join us at Canada's premier undergraduate mathematics conference! Students are invited to give a talk, but are also welcome to simply attend and learn from others. There is the opportunity to network with other students from across the country and have fun at special social events. <a href="http://cumc.math.ca/2012/en/registration.php">Online registration</a> is now open.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/OlajhfQHBuc" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/57/enThu, 22 Mar 2012 00:00 ESThttp://cumc.math.ca/2012/en/<![CDATA[Canadian Professor Receives Prestigious International Award]]>
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The International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) has announced that <b>Luis Radford</b> of Laurentian University is the recipient of the 2011 Hans Freudenthal Medal. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in mathematics education research, and in particular a major cumulative research program.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/LSFQGw7PCcg" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/56/enMon, 27 Feb 2012 00:00 ESThttp://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2012/icmi-award<![CDATA[AARMS Summer School 2012]]>
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The 11th annual Summer School of the <a href="http://www.aarms.math.ca/" target="_self">Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences </a>(AARMS) will take place at Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, from July 16 to August 10, 2012. The school, which offers courses in the mathematical sciences and their applications, is intended for graduate students from all parts of the world.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/p-0oTORs6bo" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/52/enTue, 31 Jan 2012 00:00 ESThttp://www.aarms.math.ca/summer/2012/index.html<![CDATA[Séminaire de Mathématiques Supérieures (SMS)]]>
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The CMS is proud to support the Séminaire de Mathématiques Supérieures (SMS), an annual summer school in pure and applied mathematics that takes place on the campus of the University of Montreal. The theme of the 2012 school is Probabilistic Combinatorics. The deadline for student applications is March 1, 2012.
<br><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/FQvY2e3Ex20" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/50/enTue, 06 Dec 2011 00:00 ESThttp://www.dms.umontreal.ca/~sms/2012/index_e.php<![CDATA[MCA Call for Prize Nominations]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/MCA2013logotn_2.png" height="74" width="70" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The Mathematical Congress of the Americas Awards Committee welcomes nominations for three prizes to be awarded at the MCA 2013.
<br><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/28C9gFMZnKA" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/49/enTue, 29 Nov 2011 00:00 ESThttp://cms.math.ca/bulletins/2011/MCAcalls.pdf<![CDATA[MCA Call for Session Proposals]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/MCA2013logotn_1.png" height="74" width="70" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The Mathematical Congress of the Americas steering committee welcomes proposals to organize a special session at the MCA2013.
<br><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/28C9gFMZnKA" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/48/enTue, 29 Nov 2011 00:00 ESThttp://cms.math.ca/bulletins/2011/MCAcalls.pdf<![CDATA[PIMS Announces Memorial Lecture Series]]>
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The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) has announced the PIMS Marsden Memorial Lecture Series in honour of Jerrold Marsden (1942-2010), a world-renowned Canadian applied mathematician. Jerrold was the recipient of the 1981 CMS Jeffery-Williams Prize.
<br><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/W47vBdRS7aU" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/44/enFri, 14 Oct 2011 00:00 ESThttp://www.pims.math.ca/news/announcing-pims-marsden-memorial-lecture-series<![CDATA[MPE2013 Announces Competition for Virtual Modules]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Math-2013tn.jpg" height="63" width="90" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000"><a href="http://www.mpe2013.org/" target="_self">The Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013</a> (MPE2013) initiative is seeking submissions for virtual modules for an open source exhibition on the theme of Mathematics and Planet Earth.
<br><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/NS3YGrkxcus" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/43/enFri, 07 Oct 2011 00:00 ESThttp://www.mpe2013.org/competition<![CDATA[New National High School Math Competition Partnership Expands]]>
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The Canadian Mathematical Society has added two new partners, University of Ottawa and Carleton University, to a unique partnership with the University of Toronto and Université Laval to stage the 2011 Sun Life Financial <a href="http://cms.math.ca/Competitions/COMC/" target="_self">Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge</a> (COMC).
<br><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/KBmg96E2N-8" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/41/enMon, 26 Sep 2011 00:00 ESThttp://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2011/comc-announcement<![CDATA[First Mathematical Congress of the Americas]]>
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<span lang="EN-CA">As a founding working group member, the CMS is pleased to announce that the inaugural congress will take</span> place on August 5-9, 2013 at Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas (CIMAT) in Guanajuato, Mexico. Special session proposals are being solicited.
<br><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/iT2a9Lo7hhk" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/36/enMon, 29 Aug 2011 00:00 ESThttp://www.mca2013.org/<![CDATA[NSERC Response to Math Community Concerns]]>
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NSERC President Suzanne Fortier has replied to the <a href="http://nmlc.math.ca/blogs/NSERC_Liaison_Committee/blog/2011/04/26/canadian-mathematics-community-statement-about-nserc-discovery-grants/" target="_self">Canadian Mathematics Community Statement</a> about NSERC Discovery Grants.
<br><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/6mEQyhP29dY" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/28/enMon, 04 Jul 2011 00:00 ESThttps://nmlc.math.ca/blogs/NSERC_Liaison_Committee/s-fortier-reply-2/<![CDATA[CMS to 'Talk the Talk' at CUMC 2011]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/cumc-thumbnail_1.jpg" height="65" width="65" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">A CMS talk on 'How to Give a Talk' will be presented by a number of Université Laval professors at the Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (CUMC) 2011 being held at Laval University from June 15-19. The CUMC is Canada's premier conference for undergraduate students interested in mathematics and is supported by the CMS.
<br><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/_zvkxWZWrI8" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/23/enThu, 12 May 2011 00:00 ESThttp://cumc.math.ca/2011/home_en.php<![CDATA[CMS Honours Kangaroo Competition Champs]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/kanglogothumbnail.jpg" height="66" width="58" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The CMS and the Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest presented achievement certificates to 85 Ottawa students from grades 3 to 11 at a May 6 ceremony.
<br><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/eNZQsjxB5Ew" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/21/enMon, 09 May 2011 00:00 ESThttp://kangaroo.math.concordia.ab.ca/index.php?kn_mod=results&year=2011&local=true&grade=0&city=Ottawa<![CDATA[Science Rendezvous]]>
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<span>On Saturday, May 7, 2011, the Fields Institute in partnership with the Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto, will be taking part in Science Rendezvous, a nation-wide science event that aims to bring science and its practitioners face-to-face with the community.</span><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/_Zj1axsAPlo" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/19/enFri, 06 May 2011 00:00 ESThttp://uoftsciencerendezvous.ca/<![CDATA[Canadian Mathematics Community Statement about NSERC Discovery Grants]]>
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A large number of mathematicians from across Canada have issued a public statement to the Minister of Industry Canada and the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) expressing serious concerns for how the NSERC Discovery Grants review system is being administered.
<br><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/dHhUdbR2pUY" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/17/enThu, 28 Apr 2011 00:00 ESThttps://nmlc.math.ca/blogs/NSERC_Liaison_Committee/blog/2011/04/26/<![CDATA[CMS Member Receives Prestigious PIMS Prize]]>
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The Pacific Institution for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) has announced that Dr. Veselin Jungic (Simon Fraser University) is the recipient of the 2011 Pims Education Prize.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/8JUA-SVw8NI" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/16/enFri, 01 Apr 2011 00:00 ESThttp://www.pims.math.ca/news/sfus-veselin-jungic-awarded-2011-pims-education-prize<![CDATA[New home for BIRS]]>
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The Banff International Research Station (BIRS) is moving to a new location at the Banff Centre. The new building will enable BIRS to provide live streaming of its lectures around the world.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/-hsDkIbR1QI" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/14/enThu, 17 Mar 2011 00:00 ESThttp://www.birs.ca/announcements/2011-03-16/birs-new-home<![CDATA[New Director of the CRM]]>
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Mr. Joseph Hubert (Vice-recteur à la recherche, Université de Montréal) has announced the nomination of M. François Lalonde as Director of the Centre de recherches mathématiques. His mandate will begin June 1, 2011.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/3D3UO5IAkwo" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/2/enTue, 15 Mar 2011 00:00 ESThttp://www.crm.umontreal.ca/en/index.shtml<![CDATA[Fibonacci Quarterly Goes Electronic]]>
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With technical support from the CMS and Dalhousie University, the Fibonacci Quarterly has now an electronic presence, going back to Vol. 1 (1963).<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/OpUvShGrt2I" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/4/enThu, 24 Feb 2011 00:00 ESThttp://www.fq.math.ca/list-of-issues.html<![CDATA[CMS Education Committee Chair receives Prestigious Award]]>
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Peter Taylor has received the T. Geoffrey Flynn Advancement Champion Award from Queen's University in recognition of his fundraising efforts both at the department level and university-wide.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CanadianMathCommunityNews/~4/ocPgZ93kCL4" height="1" width="1"/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/5/enThu, 17 Feb 2011 00:00 ESThttp://www.queensu.ca/news/articles/peter-taylor-receives-flynn-award-0