Top Mathletes Emerge from The 2017 Canadian Open (Jan 17)
OTTAWA, ON - On November 2, 2017, a record number of students wrote the Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC). The event took place in thousands of locations across Canada and internationally with nearly 6,000 students competing to qualify for the 2018 Canadian Mathematical Olympiad (CMO). The gold medal winners, who had perfect papers, are:
Former CMS President to Receive the Bertrand Russell Award from AMS (Dec 1)
Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to congratulate former CMS President Christiane Rousseau (Montréal), will receive the inaugural Bertrand Russell Prize of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) in recognition of her many contributions furthering human values and the common good through mathematics.
Dr. Joseph Khoury named recipient of the 2017 Graham Wright Distinguished Service Award (Oct 12)
OTTAWA – The Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to announce that Dr. Joseph Khoury (Ottawa) is named the 2017 recipient of the Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service. Dr. Khoury will be presented the award at the CMS Winter meeting in Waterloo, December 8-11, 2017.
Who Wants to be a Mathematician? (Sep 5)
The American Mathematical Society (AMS) is again conducting its championship contest, Who Wants to Be a Mathematician, for high school students in the US, Canada, and UK with a top prize of US$5,000 for the winning student and US$5,000 for the math department of that student’s school. There is no fee to participate
Richard Hoshino named 2017 Adrien Pouliot Recipient (Sep 1)
The Canadian Mathematical Society is pleased to announce that Richard Hoshino (Quest) is the recipient of the 2017 Adrien Pouliot Award for significant and sustained contributions to mathematics education in Canada.
Math Team Canada 2017 wins Olympiad gold, silver and bronze (Jul 26)
Math Team Canada 2017 returns from the 58th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with five medals and one honourable mention. Team leader James Rickards says the 2017 IMO was the “the most difficult IMO yet; only 7 out of more than 600 students obtained marks on problem #3.”