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The Fields Medal, the world's most prestigious honour for young mathematicians, was established in Toronto and is named after Canadian Professor J.C. Fields.

The Canadian Mathematical Society promotes the advancement, discovery, learning and application of mathematics in Canada.

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2015 Math Camp Report and 2015 Annual Report Now Available (Aug 17)
The Canadian Mathematical Society’s 2015 Math Camps Report and 2015 Annual Report are now available online. 
Please click here to view the reports.


Jonathan Borwein, former CMS President, dies at 65 (Aug 3)

OTTAWA - It is with great sadness that the Canadian Mathematical Society announces the passing of our dear colleague and friend, Dr. Jonathan Borwein, Laureate Professor at the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Newcastle in Australia.

The CMS wishes to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Borwein. We are humbled to have been in the presence of a true visionary and leader, and we are truly grateful for his unwavering dedication to our rich and diverse community. 


CRM Doctoral Graduate Recognized for Research Excellence (Aug 2)

OTTAWA - The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Vincent X. Genest is the recipient of the 2016 Doctoral Prize. Dr. Genest will receive his award and present a lecture at the CMS Winter Meeting to be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, December 2-5, 2016.

The CMS annually awards the Doctoral Prize to a doctoral student from a Canadian university who has demonstrated exceptional performance in mathematical research. The Doctoral Prize recipients are selected primarily based on the impact of their results and the creativity of their dissertations; other activities and accomplishments in the area of mathematics are also taken into consideration.


Math Team Canada 2016 places 12th at the International Mathematical Olympiad (Jul 15)
OTTAWA – Six Canadian high school students  are celebrating their 12th place success upon their return from the 57th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Hong Kong.

Each student earned an award for Canada after competing against over 600 students at the world’s most challenging high school mathematics competition.


Top six Canadian mathematics students selected for Math Team Canada (Jun 7)

OTTAWA — Six of the country’s best mathematics students will represent Canada as part of Math Team Canada. Qi Qi (Phillips Exeter Academy), Kai Sun (AB Lucas Secondary School), Kevin Sun (Phillips Exeter Academy), Jinhao Xu (University Hill Secondary School), Ruizhou Yang (University Hill Secondary School), and William Zhao (Richmond Hill High School) will represent Canada at the 57th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Hong Kong from July 4-16.


Top Canadian ‘mathletes’ earn honours in national math competition (May 16)
 OTTAWA - The top Canadian mathematical minds were revealed with the results of the 48th Sun Life Financial Canadian Mathematical Olympiad (CMO), which was held on March 30, 2016.  The top three students were Kai Sun, Jinhao Xu, and William Zhao. 


Call For Proposals: 2016 Endowment Grants Competition
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2016
The CMS is now accepting applications for the 2016 Endowment Grants Competition. The CMS Endowment Grants fund projects that contribute to the broader good of the mathematical community. More  

Call For Proposals: 2017 Math Competition Grants
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2016
The CMS is now accepting applications for the 2017 Math Competition Grants. The Math Competition Grants are open to contests of different kinds at the school level. More  

Call for Nominations - CMS Excellence in Teaching Award
Deadline: November 15, 2016
The CMS invites nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award. The award focuses on the recipient's proven excellence as a teacher at the undergraduate level as exemplified by unusual effectiveness in the classroom and/or commitment and dedication to teaching and to students. More  

Call for Manuscripts - ATOM
The CMS publication A Taste of Mathematics (ATOM) is a series of booklets designed as enrichment material for high school students. More   

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