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Current news about programs and events from the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS), the wider Canadian mathematical community, and items of mathematical interest that appear in the media. Collated by the CMS.en-ushttp://www.rssboard.org/rss-specificationCMS news-rss-corehttps://cms.math.ca/News/feeds/cmslogo.gifMath News from the CMS
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commsp@cms.math.caMon, 25 Jun 2018 00:40 EDTMon, 25 Jun 2018 00:40 EDTMathNewsCMShttps://feedburner.google.com<![CDATA[The Canadian Mathematical Society and Cambridge University Press announce partnership]]>
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OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to announce a partnership with Cambridge University Press for the publication of the Canadian Journal of Mathematics and the Canadian Mathematical Bulletin.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/g1-uww6glzM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/217/enWed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/CMSCUP<![CDATA[Professor Patrick Ingram and Dr. Anastasia Stavrova to receive the 2018 G. de. B. Robinson Award]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/IS2.jpg" height="50" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA, Ontario — The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce two recipients of the 2018 G. de B. Robin Award - Professor Patrick Ingram and Dr. Anastasia Stavrova. The G. de B. Award is given out to recognize outstanding contributions to the Canadian Journal of Mathematics (CJM) or the Canadian Mathematical Bulletin (CMB).<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/xbKsGpqDpZM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/216/enFri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/GdeBRobinson18<![CDATA[SIX TOP MATHLETES SELECTED FOR MATH TEAM CANADA 2018]]>
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OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Canada’s six top math students are on their way to compete at the 59th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Romania, July 3 – 14, 2018. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/UHTvTzUzme8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/215/enWed, 06 Jun 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/IMO2018<![CDATA[Dr. Thomas Hutchcroft named 2018 Doctoral Prize recipient]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Thomas_Hutchcroft100.jpg" height="96" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Thomas Hutchcroft (Cambridge) is named the 2018 Doctoral Prize recipient. Dr. Hutchcroft will present a prize lecture and receive his award at the CMS Winter meeting in Vancouver, BC, December 7-10, 2018. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/Gv9Pdd-Gyiw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/214/enMon, 14 May 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/Doctoral<![CDATA[Celebrated Mathematician Anthony To-Ming Lau receives 2018 David Borwein Distinguished Career Award]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Tony_Lau100.jpg" height="133" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Professor Anthony To-Ming Lau (Alberta) has been named the recipient of the 2018 David Borwein Distinguished Career Award for his exceptional, continued, and broad contributions to mathematics. Lau will receive his award and present at Prize Lecture at the upcoming CMS Winter meeting in Vancouver, BC, December 7-10, 2018. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/yuZUT0xi1nc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/213/enWed, 09 May 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/DavidBorwein<![CDATA[Top Talent Emerges from the 50th Canadian Mathematical Olympiad]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/VictorRong100.jpg" height="125" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to announce the results of the 50th Canadian Mathematical Olympiad (CMO), Canada’s premier mathematics competition which was written by nearly 90 students from more than 50 different schools on March 28, 2018. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/lHdXo0r4ZQw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/212/enWed, 02 May 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/2018cmoresults<![CDATA[Professor Maksym Radziwill named recipient of the 2018 Coxeter-James Prize]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/MaksymRadziwill100.jpg" height="133" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA – The Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to announce that Professor Maksym Radziwill (McGill) has been named the recipient of the 2018 Coxeter-James Prize. Professor Radziwill will receive his award and present a prize lecture at the CMS Winter Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, December 7-10, 2018. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/WYznOwAoQOo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/211/enFri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/coxeterjames<![CDATA[STRONG SHOWING FROM CANADA’S FIRST-EVER EUROPEAN GIRLS’ MATHEMATICAL OLYMPIAD TEAM ]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/EGMO_Flagpic100.jpg" height="92" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA – The Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to announce that its first-ever team to compete in the European Girls Mathematical Olympiad has returned from Italy, medals in hand. EGMO Math Team Canada earned one Silver medal, two Bronze medals and one Honourable Mention. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/Cdnl9SloGsQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/210/enTue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/EGMO2018Results<![CDATA[Faces of Women in Mathematics]]>
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Happy International Women's Day! Below a link to the film Faces of Women in Mathematics supported by the Committee for Women in Mathematics of the International Mathematical Union and featuring 243 women mathematicians from 36 different countries and speaking 31 different languages. Please spread the film as widely as possible. Thank you.
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The Canadian Mathematical Society is currently seeking an individual with enthusiasm, initiative, and a strong interest in supporting the development of the Canadian Mathematical community, to be its next Executive Director. The mission of the CMS is to promote the discovery, learning and application of mathematics in Canada. The CMS enhances the practice of mathematics in Canada through national conferences and publishing research journals, books, and newsletters in both print and electronic formats.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/jQ2avM24B5c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/208/enTue, 06 Mar 2018 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/EDSearchDARecherche<![CDATA[Professor Gary MacGillivray to receive the 2018 CMS Excellence in Teaching Award]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/GaryMacGillivray100.jpg" height="150" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA — The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Professor Gary MacGillivray (Victoria) has been named the 2018 recipient of the CMS Excellence in Teaching Award. Professor MacGillivray will present a prize lecture and receive his award at the CMS Winter Meeting at the University of New Brunswick, June 1-4, 2018. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/ldeMJgBrK34" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/207/enTue, 06 Mar 2018 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/etaaward18<![CDATA[Professor Megumi Harada to receive the 2018 Krieger-Nelson Prize]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/megumi100.jpg" height="82" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA – The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Professor Megumi Harada (McMaster) has been named the recipient of the 2018 Krieger-Nelson Prize for her research on Newton-Okounkov bodies, Hessenberg varieties, and their relationships to symplectic geometry, combinatorics, and equivariant topology, among others. Professor Harada will receive her award and present a prize lecture at the CMS Summer meeting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, June 1-4, 2018.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/DmV11ENbFTw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/206/enMon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/Krieger-Nelson<![CDATA[Professor Gordon Slade to receive the 2018 Jeffery-Williams Prize]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/slade_jw_picSM.jpg" height="75" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Professor Gordon Slade (UBC) has been named the recipient of the 2018 CMS Jeffery-Williams Prize for his exceptional contributions to mathematics research. Slade will receive his award and present a prize lecture during the CMS Summer Meeting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, June 1-4, 2018. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/Dn6SFSSo1Fw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/205/enFri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/2018-jw-prize<![CDATA[In Memoriam - Florin Diacu]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/florin_diacuSM.jpg" height="123" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is saddened to share news of the passing of Professor Florin Diacu (Victoria). Diacu served as Vice President of the CMS until July 2017.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/_MDK3RgyTPA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/204/enTue, 20 Feb 2018 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/FlorinDiacu<![CDATA[Canadian Mathematical Society Celebrates a First for Canada]]>
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<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">OTTAWA, ON</span><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"> </span><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">- The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce the members of Canada’s first-ever team to compete in the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) in Florence, Italy, April 9-15, 2018. EGMO Math Team Canada is:</span><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/a8sOzZU7870" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/203/enThu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/EGMO2018<![CDATA[CMS Email and Website Disruption ]]>
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The Canadian Mathematical Society apologizes for the email and website disruption.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/lVJHO0F9SL8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/202/enThu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/CMSWebsiteServiceDisruption<![CDATA[Top Mathletes Emerge from The 2017 Canadian Open]]>
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OTTAWA, ON - <span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">On November 2, 2017, a record number of students wrote the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC).</span><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"> </span><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">The event took place in thousands of locations across Canada and internationally with nearly 6,000 students competing to qualify for the 2018 Canadian Mathematical Olympiad (CMO).</span><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"> </span><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">The gold medal winners, who had perfect papers, are:</span>
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<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/X41a6ZEfGgw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/201/enWed, 17 Jan 2018 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/COMCResults<![CDATA[Former CMS President to Receive the Bertrand Russell Award from AMS]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/ChristianeRousseauSM2.jpg" height="100" width="104" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to congratulate former CMS President <b>Christiane Rousseau</b> (Montréal), will receive the inaugural Bertrand Russell Prize of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) in recognition of her many contributions furthering human values and the common good through mathematics.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/Oz2HzWzWHCo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/200/enFri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2017/ChristianeRousseau<![CDATA[Dr. Joseph Khoury named recipient of the 2017 Graham Wright Distinguished Service Award]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/JKHOURY.png" height="130" width="96" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000"><span style=", serif; Times New Roman" font-family: " font-size: 11pt;">OTTAWA – The Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Joseph Khoury (Ottawa) is named the 2017 recipient of the Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service. Dr. Khoury will be presented the award at the CMS Winter meeting in Waterloo, December 8-11, 2017.</span>
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The American Mathematical Society (AMS) is again conducting its championship contest, Who Wants to Be a Mathematician, for high school students in the US, Canada, and UK with a top prize of US$5,000 for the winning student and US$5,000 for the math department of that student’s school. There is no fee to participate<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/Miy24shKgmw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/198/enTue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/Competitions/WhoWantstobeaMathematician<![CDATA[Richard Hoshino named 2017 Adrien Pouliot Recipient]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/richardhoshinosmall_uRMa0Od.jpg" height="102" width="102" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to announce that Richard Hoshino (Quest) is the recipient of the 2017 Adrien Pouliot Award for significant and sustained contributions to mathematics education in Canada.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/W4uUxhpyKNI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/197/enFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2017/ap-award2017<![CDATA[Math Team Canada 2017 wins Olympiad gold, silver and bronze]]>
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Math Team Canada 2017 returns from the 58th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with five medals and one honourable mention. Team leader James Rickards says the 2017 IMO was the “the most difficult IMO yet; only 7 out of more than 600 students obtained marks on problem #3.”
</div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/HuTGE8fYO4A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/196/enWed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2017/imoresults<![CDATA[Alan Beardon receives the 2017 G. de B. Robinson Award]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Beardonsm.jpg" height="118" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Alan Beardon has been named the recipient of the 2017 G. de B. Robinson Award for his paper on Non-discrete frieze groups published in the Canadian Mathematical Bulletin (Canad. Math. Bull. 59 (2016), 234-243). <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/jkm1zlvzanw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/195/enFri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2017/GdeBRobinson.html<![CDATA[2017 CMS Excellence in Teaching award winner Professor Bernard Hodgson]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Hodgsonsm.JPG" height="127" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Professor Bernard Hodgson (Université Laval) has been named the recipient of the 2017 CMS Excellence in Teaching Award. Hodgson will receive the award and present a prize lecture at the CMS Winter Meeting in Waterloo, Ontario, December 2017.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/M3LAvZvsHLk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/193/enWed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2017/ETAward<![CDATA[Dr. Konstantin Tikhomirov to receive the 2017 CMS Doctoral Prize]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Konstantinsm.jpg" height="154" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Konstantin Tikhomirov has been named the recipient of the 2017 CMS Doctoral Prize. Tikhomirov will receive the award and present a prize lecture during the CMS Winter Meeting in Waterloo, Ontario, December 2017<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/qdcvJ2XhLFQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/194/enWed, 14 Jun 2017 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2017/Doctoral2