2014 CMS Winter Meeting sets record for student attendees (Dec 17)
The 2014 Canadian Mathematical Society’s Winter Meeting drew a record number of Canadian and international student attendees. Students made up approximately 25 per cent of the 500 mathematicians that participated in lectures, scientific sessions and professional development from Dec. 5 to 8 in Hamilton.
Jeffrey Rosenthal explains random probability in upcoming public lecture (Nov 26)
Jeffrey Rosenthal, author of the national bestseller Struck by Lightning, will explain randomness and probability in a public lecture on Friday, Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. as part of the Canadian Mathematical Society’s Winter Meeting.
2014 G. de B. Robinson Award Winners Announced (Nov 4)
The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 G. de B. Robinson Award. Jonathan M. Borwein (Newcastle, NSW), Armin Straub (Illinois), James Wan (Newcastle, NSW), and Wadim Zudilin (Newcastle, NSW) and J. Nekovář (Université Pierre et Marie Curie) are being honoured this year. The award is given out to recognize outstanding contributions to the CJM or the Canadian Mathematical Bulletin (CMB).
Shawn Godin to receive CMS 2014 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service (Oct 6)
The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Shawn Godin (Cairine Wilson Secondary School, Ottawa, Ontario) is the recipient of the 2014 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service. The award recognizes individuals who have made sustained and significant contributions to the Canadian mathematical community and, in particular, to the Canadian Mathematical Society.
2014 Fields Medal Recipients Hold Strong Ties to Canadian Mathematical Community (Aug 19)
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.
Frédéric Gourdeau to receive CMS 2014 Adrien Pouliot Award (Aug 19)
The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Professor Frédéric Gourdeau of Université Laval is the recipient of the 2014 Adrien Pouliot Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to mathematics education in Canada. The award will be presented at the 2014 CMS Winter Meeting in Hamilton.