Top students recognized in Canada’s premier national mathematics competition (Jan 13)
Sina Abbasi (Richmond Hill High School, Richmond Hill, Ont), Jinhao Xu (University Hill Secondary School, Vancouver, B.C.) and Henry Heng Xia (Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School, Vancouver, B.C.) were recognized as the top students in Canada for the 19th annual 2014 Sun Life Financial Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC).
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.
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.