# News & Updates

Prof. Eric Woolgar: New Interim Site Director at the University of Alberta

PIMS is please to welcome Professor Eric Woolgar as the new Interim Site Director representing the University of Alberta. Professor Woolgar began his one-year term on July 1, 2024. A professor of...

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences Announces New Interim Co-Director International

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Gabriel Paternain as Interim Co-Director International of PIMS, beginning July 1, 2024. Professor...

PIMS Announces the Departure of Dr. Jayadev Athreya as Co-Director International

With mixed emotions, we announce that Jayadev Athreya will be stepping down from his role as Co-Director International at the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS). Jayadev Athreya...

Call for Nominations: 2024/25 PIMS Network-Wide Colloquium Series

PIMS will continue to sponsor the network-wide colloquium series for the 2024-2025 academic year. High-quality colloquia by distinguished speakers will be given on a monthly basis (likely delivered...

First Nations University Joins PIMS as an Affiliate member

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is pleased to announce that First Nations University (FNUniv) has joined PIMS as an Affiliated Member. FNUniv is dedicated to enhancing the...

2024 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize Awarded to Dr. Ram Murty of Queen's University

The winner of 2024 CRM-Fields-PIMS prize is Prof. Ram Murty, of Queenâ€™s University. After completing his PhD at MIT in 1980 under the supervision of Harold Stark, and post-doctoral fellowships at the...

Call for New Courses: 2024-2025 Network Wide Courses

The PIMS Network Wide Courses Program is now accepting proposals for graduate level courses in the mathematical sciences to take place in either term of the 2024-2025 academic year. Applications are...

CRM, PIMS, and AARMS Are Newest JMM Partners.

The Centre de recherches mathÃ©matiques (CRM), Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), and Atlantic Association for Research in Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) have signed a joint long...

2022 PIMS/UBC Mathematical Sciences Early Career Award Goes to Josh Zahl

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Josh Zahl, is the recipient of the 2022 PIMS/UBC Mathematical Sciences Early Career Award. Dr. Joshua Zahl is...

Leadership Changes at PIMS

PIMS is pleased to announce that Professors Ã–zgÃ¼r Yilmaz, Kristine Bauer, and Jayadev Athreya have begun their new appointments at the Institute. The appointments, which were approved by the PIMS...

Prof. Wenyuan Liao: New Site Director at the University of Calgary

PIMS is pleased to welcome Professor Wenyuan Liao as the new Site Director representing the University of Calgary. Professor Liao will begin his three-year term on July 1, 2022. A professor of...

PIMS receives Simons Foundation Award for new programs and collaborations

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is pleased to announce that it has received a prestigious Simons Foundation Targeted Grants to Institutes award. The Targeted Grants to...