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commsp@cms.math.caMon, 18 Feb 2019 17:55 ESTMon, 18 Feb 2019 17:55 ESTMathNewsCMShttps://feedburner.google.com<![CDATA[ 2019 EGMO Team Canada]]>
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OTTAWA, Ontario — The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce the members of Canada’s team to compete in the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO), in Kyiv, Ukraine April 7-13. 2019 EGMO Team Canada is: <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/FJT3V6xpuos" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/231/enTue, 12 Feb 2019 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2019/EGMO2019<![CDATA[Professor Andrea Fraser to receive the 2019 CMS Excellence in Teaching Award]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/Fraser100.jpg" height="114" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA, Ontario — The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Professor Andrea Fraser (Dalhousie) has been named the 2019 recipient of the CMS Excellence in Teaching Award. Professor Fraser will present a prize lecture and receive her award at the CMS Summer Meeting at the University of Regina, June 7-10, 2019. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/DxhnVYlEEQ4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/230/enMon, 11 Feb 2019 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2019/etaaward19<![CDATA[ Professor Jeremy Quastel to receive the 2019 CMS Jeffery-Williams Prize]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/JQuastel100.jpg" height="71" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA, Ontario — The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Jeremy Quastel (Toronto) has been named the recipient of the 2019 CMS Jeffery-Williams Prize for his exceptional contributions to mathematics research. Dr. Jeremy Quastel will receive his award and present a prize lecture during the CMS Summer Meeting in Regina, Saskatchewan, June 7-10, 2019. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/ZZqTmkeXp90" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/229/enThu, 31 Jan 2019 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2019/2019-jw-prize<![CDATA[In Memoriam - Walter Craig]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/walterSM.jpg" height="148" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is saddened to share the news of the passing of distinguished professor Walter Craig (McMaster). Professor Craig was a valuable member of the Society for several years and served as the Director of the Fields Institute from 2013-2015. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/OJAddUaZQAA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/228/enFri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2019/WalterCraig.html<![CDATA[The Canadian Mathematical Society and Intact Foundation make Crux Mathematicorum available for free online]]>
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OTTAWA, ON – With the support of the Intact Foundation, the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) will be making Crux Mathematicorum (CRUX), an internationally respected problem solving journal, available as a free online publication beginning this month. This initiative means every high school teacher and student in Canada and globally will be able to access CRUX as a free resource. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/a9Uuv8VR1Y4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/227/enWed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2019/CRUXONLINE<![CDATA[Record Number of Students Write the 2018 Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge]]>
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More than 8,000 students wrote the Open on November 8, 2018. For the 2018 COMC, in partnership with the Award Scheme Development and Accreditation Network (ASDAN - Beijing), more than 900 high school students in China registered to write the competition.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/94D4lnwSOH8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/226/enFri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2019/COMCResults<![CDATA[Canadian Mathematical Society Inaugural Class of Fellows]]>
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The Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to announce the introduction of a new Fellows Program. The Inaugural Class of Fellows consists of 49 members from the Canadian mathematical community. The Inaugural Class of Fellows will be recognized at the CMS Winter Meeting Banquet, Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver, December 9, 2018.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/Hvv7pTDONjg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/224/enFri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00 ESThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/Fellows<![CDATA[IMU Competition for International Day of Mathematics Logo ]]>
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The International Mathematical Union (IMU) is leading a project to declare an International Day of Mathematics (IDM) and is running a competition to design a logo for IDM.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/kJYWmwvZ8f4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/222/enFri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/IMU-Day_of_Math_logo<![CDATA[IMU Call for Bids to Host the International Day of Mathematics Website]]>
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The International Mathematical Union (IMU) is leading a project to declare an International Day of Mathematics (IDM). It is calling for bids to host a website for the IDM. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/1WPuCQ_62go" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/223/enFri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/IMU-Day_of_Math_website<![CDATA[ The CEMC Receives the 2018 Adrien Pouliot Award]]>
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OTTAWA, ON — The Canadian Mathematical Society, (CMS) is pleased to announce that the Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC), is the recipient of the 2018 Adrien Pouliot Award. Professor Ian VanderBurgh will accept the award on behalf of the CEMC at the CMS Winter Meeting in Vancouver, BC, December 7-10, 2018 .<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/YzTyvn1SAj8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/221/enMon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/APaward2018<![CDATA[Appointment of CMS Executive Director]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/TermehKousha100.jpg" height="94" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">Dr. Mark Lewis (Alberta), president of the CMS is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Termeh Kousha as the Exective Director of the Canadian Mathematical Society, effective September 1, 2018. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/powZQaPVV3o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/220/enWed, 25 Jul 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/CMSExecutiveDirector<![CDATA[Dr. Keith Taylor to receive the 2018 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/KeithTaylor100.jpg" height="150" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Keith Taylor (Dalhousie) has been named the recipient of the 2018 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service. Dr. Taylor will receive his award at the CMS Winter meeting in Vancouver, BC December 7-10, 2018. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/bLj3n0dRiLc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/218/enTue, 24 Jul 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/DistinguishedService<![CDATA[ALL MEMBERS OF MATH TEAM CANADA MEDAL AT THE 2018 IMO]]>
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<img border="0" align="left" src="https://cms.math.ca/opsmedia/news_thumbnails/TeamMedals100.jpg" height="75" width="100" hspace="6" style="margin:6px; border:thin solid #000">OTTAWA – Math Team Canada 2018 returns from the 59th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Cluj, Romania with five Silver medals and one Bronze medal. The six team members competed separately, answering six grueling questions in a competition lasting two days, four and a half hours each day. More than 600 high school students wrote the 2018 IMO.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/MathNewsCMS/~4/1VmwhjvTCkc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>https://cms.math.ca/News/item/219/enMon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00 EDThttps://cms.math.ca/MediaReleases/2018/IMOResults<![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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<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[Seeking an Executive Director for the Canadian Mathematical Society]]>
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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 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