Faces of Women in Mathematics (Mar 8)
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.
Seeking an Executive Director for the Canadian Mathematical Society (Mar 6)
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.
Professor Gary MacGillivray to receive the 2018 CMS Excellence in Teaching Award (Mar 6)
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.
Professor Megumi Harada to receive the 2018 Krieger-Nelson Prize (Feb 26)
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.
Professor Gordon Slade to receive the 2018 Jeffery-Williams Prize (Feb 23)
OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce that Professor Gordon Slade (UBC) has been named the recipient of the 2018 CMS Jeffery-Williams Prize for his exceptional contributions to mathematics research. Slade will receive his award and present a prize lecture during the CMS Summer Meeting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, June 1-4, 2018.
In Memoriam - Florin Diacu (Feb 20)
The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is saddened to share news of the passing of Professor Florin Diacu (Victoria). Diacu served as Vice President of the CMS until July 2017.