CMS member Peter Taylor (Queen`s) has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 Partners in Research (PIR) Mathematics Ambassador Award. Winners of the PIR Ambassador awards are selected based on their excellence in Canadian research and for contributions to public outreach activities. Peter Taylor will be recognized at the PIR National Awards on June 2, 2013.
The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Balázs Szegedy (University of Toronto) is the recipient of the 2013 Coxeter-James Prize. The prize will be awarded in June at the Society’s Summer Meeting in Halifax.
The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Zinovy Reichstein from the University of British Columbia is the recipient of the 2013 Jeffrey-Williams Prize, to be awarded in December at the Society’s Winter Meeting in Ottawa. .
The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Chantal David (Concordia University) is the recipient of the 2013 Krieger-Nelson Prize. The prize will be awarded in June at the Society’s Summer Meeting in Halifax.
International weather expert Dr. Gilbert Brunet will deliver a public lecture on how math makes for better weather forecasts at the University of Ottawa, Thursday March 21, 2013, at 7 p.m. in Monpetit Building, room 202.
The CMS has established a President’s Advisory Council (PAC) to honour the leadership and engagement of past CMS Presidents and Executive Directors. By creating the PAC, council members will have a unique forum within which they will be able to provide a CMS President with advice and guidance. The PAC Chair is the current CMS Past-President or as designated by the CMS President.
After competing with thousands of high school students across Canada, three students have received top national honours in the 2012 Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC) — Canada’s premier national mathematics competition.