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commsp@cms.math.caMon, 30 Nov 2015 08:13 ESTMon, 30 Nov 2015 08:13 ESTMathNewsCMShttps://feedburner.google.com<![CDATA[Thomas Salisbury to receive CMS 2015 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service ]]>
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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/MathNewsCMS/~4/Y7nWqHHdkzs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/157/enTue, 10 Nov 2015 00:00 ESThttps://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/MathNewsCMS/~4/1T7Ys-dcUoM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/156/enTue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00 ESThttps://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/Aug28_Member_renewal.png" height="113" width="170" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The CMS recognizes the important role members play in strengthening the Canadian mathematics community and relies on the continued support of its members. Members help support CMS programs and activities, including meetings, math camps, national prizes and awards, competitions, such as the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), and publications. Renew your membership online by clicking more.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/sy8BjMRTW-w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/155/enFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/forms/member<![CDATA[The CMS Math T-shirt Design Contest is back for 2016 ]]>
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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/MathNewsCMS/~4/yT_5_eFzFVw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/154/enThu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00 ESThttps://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/MathNewsCMS/~4/SDp--K49VFk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/153/enThu, 20 Aug 2015 00:00 ESThttps://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/MathNewsCMS/~4/Ttew4ANzT6c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/152/enMon, 10 Aug 2015 00:00 ESThttps://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/MathNewsCMS/~4/gNIgsyiIy4U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/151/enWed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00 ESThttps://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/MathNewsCMS/~4/EGTBEbkAA7Q" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/150/enTue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00 ESThttp://cucsc.ok.ubc.ca./en/index.php<![CDATA[Countdown begins for MCA2017]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/July24_MCA2017_v2.jpg" height="100" width="155" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The CMS is proud to announce that Canada will host the second Mathematical Congress of the Americas (MCA). Today marks the two year countdown to the MCA2017, which will be held in Montreal from July 24 to 28, 2017. The congress will include mathematicians and students from North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. MCA2017 highlights mathematical achievements of the Americas and fosters collaboration between the continents' mathematical communities. MCA2017 is staged by the CMS in collaboration with Canadian partners, including the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), the Fields Institute (FIELDS), Le centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM), and the Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS).<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/DyzBUWB9Fro" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/149/enThu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00 ESThttps://mca2017.org/<![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/MathNewsCMS/~4/ilAr5h4dRlI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/148/enThu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2015/2015IMOresults.html<![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/MathNewsCMS/~4/EoJxj_eDMAQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/145/enWed, 08 Jul 2015 00:00 ESThttp://www.imo2015.org/<![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/MathNewsCMS/~4/kMMr9ISrGxY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/146/enWed, 08 Jul 2015 00:00 ESThttp://www.ssc.ca/en/about/committees/SARGC/student_conference/2015<![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/MathNewsCMS/~4/szjQegGRrDE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/144/enTue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MathCamps/<![CDATA[Math Team Canada prepares for International Mathematical Olympiad in Banff]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/June21_Banff_1.png" height="90" width="135" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Math Team Canada will be in Banff, Alberta for two weeks of intensive training at the Banff International Research Institute (BIRS) from June 21 to July 5. The 2015 Summer IMO Training Camp will allow Math Team Canada members to bond and prepare for the IMO in Thailand with their team leaders. The team will compete at the IMO in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from July 4 to 16, 2015.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/2_KIlfG6W3s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/143/enFri, 19 Jun 2015 00:00 ESThttp://calgary.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=644143&binId=1.1201914&playlistPageNum=1<![CDATA[Two new ATOM releases]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/June17_ATOM.png" height="92" width="138" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Volume XIV - <span style="font-style: italic;">Sequences and Series</span> by Margo Kondratieva with Justin Rowsell and Volume XV - <span style="font-style: italic;">Géométrie plane, avec des nombres </span>by Michel Bataille (first French title in the ATOM series!). Order your copies today.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/6EBwHH3HKqI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/141/enWed, 17 Jun 2015 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/shop/?CID=Eng.20150617121050.207.107.98.69&CategoryID=1<![CDATA[Top six Canadian mathematics students selected for Math Team Canada]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/June12_MathTeamCanada.png" height="68" width="135" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Six of the country’s best mathematical students will represent Canada this year as part of Math Team Canada. Yan (Bill) Huang (West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South), Michael Pang (Fort Richmond Collegiate), Zhuo Qun (Alex) Song (Phillips Exeter Academy), Kevin Sun (Phillips Exeter Academy), Alexander Whatley (North Houston Academy of Science and Mathematics) and Jinhao (Hunter) Xu (University Hill Secondary School) will represent Canada at the 56th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in July.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/o0F1i3szE18" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/140/enFri, 12 Jun 2015 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2015/2015MathTeamCanada<![CDATA[CMS provides support for students to attend advanced graduate math seminar in Montreal]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/June10_SMS.png" height="90" width="135" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The CMS is pleased to support the annual Séminaire de Mathématiques Supérieures (SMS). The SMS is a high-level summer seminar in pure and applied mathematics at the University of Montreal. The school runs for two weeks every year and is a joint endeavor of the Centre de Recherches Mathematiques, the Fields Institute, the Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences and the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute. It also receives support from the Institut des Sciences Mathématiques (Montréal), the University of Montréal and the CMS. Two students attending a Canadian institute will receive scholarships from the CMS to participate in the SMS from June 15 to 26. The SMS is currently seeking applications for potential organizers of the 2017 summer school.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/4aPDuVAr2Lg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/139/enWed, 10 Jun 2015 00:00 ESThttp://www.crm.umontreal.ca/sms/call_2017e.php<![CDATA[Election Results]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Elections-thumbnail_plain.png" height="100" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Twelve (12) officers and directors have been elected to the CMS Board of Directors and Executive, as a result of the 2015 election that was held on June 6, 2015 at the CMS Annual General Meeting. The CMS would like to thank all members who voted in the advance poll and at the AGM.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/QyGwDDeioeg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/138/enTue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/Elections/2015/<![CDATA[Free public lecture at UPEI kicks off the Canadian Mathematical Society’s Meeting]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/rjnowakowski-104.jpg" height="104" width="113" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Richard Nowakowski will talk games in a public lecture on Friday, June 5 at 5 p.m. as part of the Canadian Mathematical Society’s Summer Meeting at the University of Prince Edward Island. “Games in general have very nice mathematical formulas,” said Nowakowski. “It may look like there are a number of possible moves, but mathematical analysis focuses on just a few.”<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/vw19CPy-pSA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/137/enFri, 29 May 2015 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2015/PubicLecture-summer15.html<![CDATA[Canada places sixth at Asian Pacific Mathematics Olympiad]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/2015APMOresults_2.png" height="97" width="130" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Ten remarkable mathematics students earned sixth place for Canada in the 27th Asian Pacific Mathematical Olympiad (APMO). Over 300 students from more than 30 countries wrote the four-hour APMO exam on March 9. “I am incredibly proud of our students,” said International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) Chair Dorette Pronk. “Placing sixth overall is a huge accomplishment and these students have worked very hard to compete at this level.”<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/LfvVl0NCmyY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/135/enTue, 19 May 2015 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases//2015/2015APMO.html<![CDATA[CMS talks math with teachers at Ontario Association for Mathematics Education Annual Conference]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/May11_OAME.png" height="98" width="130" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The Canadian Mathematical Society took part in the 2015 Ontario Association for Mathematics Education (OAME) Annual Conference at Humber College from May 7 to 8. CMS staff spoke with math teachers from across the province about math competitions, camps and educational resources. The CMS values its partnership with Ontario teachers, who are crucial in organizing and facilitating national programs such as the Sun Life Financial Canadian Open Mathematical Challenge (COMC) competition, CMS math camps and the recently launched and well-received math T-shirt design contest.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/LWXEYYFtGXw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/134/enMon, 11 May 2015 00:00 ESThttp://oame2015.ca/<![CDATA[Top seven Canadian ‘mathletes’ conquer Olympiad-level national competition]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Whatley.png" height="100" width="67" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The top Canadian mathematical minds were revealed with the results of the 47th Sun Life Financial Canadian Mathematical Olympiad (CMO), which was held on April 1, 2015. The top three students were Alexander Whatley (1st Prize), Kevin Sun (2nd Prize) and Bill Yan Huang (3rd Prize). Four students received honourable mention for their outstanding CMO results including: Caleb Ji, Michael Pang, Zhuoqun (Alex) Song and Kai Sun.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/eIOHv7YAKeI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/133/enThu, 07 May 2015 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2015/2015cmo-results<![CDATA[CMS releases 2014 Math Camps Report]]>
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~3/6nCvssvp5rc/2014%20Math%20Camp%20Report_v11.pdf
<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/math_camps_2014_report.JPG" height="83" width="125" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The CMS collaborates with universities across Canada to organize and host a series of math camps each year. Camps are designed to help students develop their mathematical knowledge in an engaging, challenging and -most importantly -fun atmosphere. In 2014, a total of 27 camps were held across the country with over 1,000 students participating.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/6nCvssvp5rc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/132/enWed, 29 Apr 2015 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MathCamps/reports/2014%20Math%20Camp%20Report_v11.pdf<![CDATA[2015 Doctoral Prize recognizes two remarkable Ontario graduates]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Doctoral_prize_TN.jpg" height="75" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Two outstanding mathematicians Yuval Filmus (University of Toronto) and Hector H. Pasten Vasquez (Queen’s University) have been awarded with the 2015 Doctoral Prize. Yuval’s research is predominately focused in the area of extremal combinatorics and Hector completed his doctorate focused on number theory and logic. This is the first time that the Canadian Mathematical Society has awarded the Doctoral Prize to two recipients.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/yQ5joolBdwk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/131/enTue, 28 Apr 2015 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2015/dp-award<![CDATA[2015 Jeffery-Williams Prize winner Alejandro Adem sees the beauty in mathematics]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Adem_tn.jpg" height="96" width="120" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Alejandro Adem (UBC), one of the world’s leading experts in group cohomology and the geometry of group actions, is the recipient of the 2015 CMS Jeffery-Williams Prize. Alejandro is fascinated by the deep mathematics and beauty associated to symmetry groups, which manifest themselves both in nature and across a variety of scientific disciplines. He has supervised numerous students and postdocs, including 20 at the PhD level and has delivered over 300 lectures around the world.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/X9fUXJk35mI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/130/enMon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2015/jw-award.html