Nomination Information

The Jeffery-Williams Prize recognizes mathematicians who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to mathematical research.

Nominations are currently welcomed for the 2022 Jeffery-Williams Prize.

Deadline: September 30

The prize lecture will be delivered at the Summer Meeting. The recipient shall be a member of the Canadian mathematical community. A nomination can be updated and will remain active for three years.

CMS aims to promote and celebrate diversity in the broadest sense. We strongly encourage department chairs and nominating committees to put forward nominations for outstanding colleagues for research in the mathematical sciences regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation. A candidate can be nominated for more than one research prize in the applicable categories; several candidates from the same institution can be nominated for the same research prize.

CMS research prizes are gender-neutral, except for the Krieger-Nelson prize, which is awarded to women only. Nominations of eligible women for the general research prizes in addition to the Krieger-Nelson Prize are strongly encouraged.

The Research Committee of the CMS reserves the right to consider a nomination for one of the three research prizes for any other, applicable prize.

The deadline for nominations is shown above.  Nominations and reference letters should be submitted electronically, preferably in PDF format, by the appropriate deadline, to

Nominators should ask at least three referees to submit letters directly to the CMS ( by the deadline above. Some arms-length referees are strongly encouraged. Nomination letters should list the chosen referees, and should include a recent curriculum vitae for the nominee, if available.