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ANNOUCEMENT — November 23, 2016

Canadian Mathematical Society

ANNOUCEMENT
November 23, 2016

Call for Nominations: 2017 CMS Doctoral Prize

The CMS Doctoral Prize Selection Committee invites nominations for the 2017 Doctoral Prize.

The CMS Doctoral Prize recognizes outstanding performance by a doctoral student. The prize is awarded to the person who received a Ph.D. from a Canadian university in the preceding year (January 1st to December 31st) and whose overall performance in graduate school is judged to be the most outstanding.

Candidates must be nominated by their university and the nominator is responsible for preparing the documentation and submitting the nomination to the email address below. The documentation shall consist of:

  • A curriculum vitae prepared by the student.
  • A resumé of the student's work written by the student and which must not exceed ten pages. The resumé should include a brief description of the thesis and why it is important, as well as of any other contributions made by the student while a doctoral student.
  • Three letters of recommendation of which one should be from the thesis advisor and one from an external reviewer. A copy of the external examiner's report may be substituted for the latter. More than three letters of recommendation are not accepted.

Nominations and reference letters should be submitted electronically, preferably in PDF format, to: docprize@cms.math.ca no later than the deadline of January 31, 2017.

About the Doctoral Prize

The CMS Doctoral Prize recognizes outstanding performance by a doctoral student who graduated from a Canadian university in the preceding year (January 1st to December 31st). The first award was presented in 1997.

About the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS)

Founded in 1945, the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) promotes the advancement, discovery, learning and application of mathematics. The CMS promotes mathematics through a rich array of activities including: scientific meetings; publications; awards; prizes; grants; camps and competitions. As the national math association, the CMS represents Canada internationally to other societies as well as organizations such as the International Mathematical Union (IMU).

For more information, please contact:

Melissa Bingol-Phillips
Special Projects Coordinator
Canadian Mathematical Society
613-733-2662 ext. 728
commsp@cms.math.ca
or Nantel Bergeron (York)
Chair, CMS Doctoral Prize Selection Committee
chair-dpsc@cms.math.ca

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