NEWS AT THE CRM 

The CRM announces the scientific programme for its 50th anniversary
Launching of the CRM's 50th anniversary
March 9, 2018, 4 p.m.
Conference by JeanPierre Bourguignon (European Research Council)
Mathématiques, science et technologie, une nouvelle donne – quelques exemples inspirés par les actions du CRM
(Lecture in French with slides in English)
Université de Montréal
Pavillon JeanCoutu
2940, chemin de Polytechnique
salle S1151
A reception follows.  Read more 

Gilles Brassard awarded the Wolf Prize for Physics
Gilles Brassard (Université de Montréal and CRM Member) has been awarded the prestigious Wolf Prize for Physics with his colleague Chalres Bennett (IBM Research Center) for founding and advancing the fields of Quantum Cryptography and Quantum Teleportation.  Announcement by the Wolf Foundation  Announcement by Université de Montréal


Workshop  February 22, 2018 at UQAM
As for the first edition (Levy15), the main objective of this workshop is to provide an opportunity for people with an interest in ruin theory to get an overview of recent research activities and have discussions on the topic.  Read more 

Workshop  February 23, 2018 at the CRM
The primary aim of this workshop is to provide a venue for academics to meet and discuss their latest research topics in the broad area of insurance mathematics and its related disciplines (e.g. mathematical finance, applied probability and statistics, quantitative risk management). The workshop is intended to cover a broad scope of research interests in the general area of actuarial science. In this year's edition some emphasis will be put on new technologies and their impact in the insurance sector.  Read more 

STATLAB–CANSSI–CRM POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
Applications are invited for a StatLab–CANSSI–CRM Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics.To be eligible, candidates should have received their PhD after June 30, 2015, and must have fulfilled all PhD requirements by the time of taking up the award.
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The winner of the 2018 CRM  Fields  PIMS Prize is Professor Jeremy Quastel of the University of Toronto Jeremy Quastel is widely recognized as one of the top probabilists in the world, having made major advances in the fields of hydrodynamic theory, stochastic partial differential equations, and integrable probability.  Read more 

French research visits for CRM scientists
During the French president’s visit to Québec in November 2014, the CRNS and the FRQNT signed an agreement to provide financial support to the three CNRS Unités Mixtes Internationales (UMI) based in Québec.  Read more 

CRM research visits for French scientists
The CRM is soliciting applications from French researchers who wish to pursue their research in Montréal in 2018 or 2019, under the auspices of its partnership with France's Conseil national de la recherche scientifique.  Read more 

Iovita and Radziwill from CICMA at ICM
Two members of the Laboratoire CICMA have been invited to present their work in the number theory section of the International Congress of Mathematicians, which will be held in Rio in 2018: Adrian Iovita (Concordia) and Maksym Radziwill (McGill). Congratulations to Adrian and Maksym on this recognition of their superb research achievements of the past years, which brings credit to the CRM and to the laboratoire CICMA. Several former CICMA postdocs also figure among the roster of invited speakers, notably Fabrizio Andreatta, Kaisa Matomaki, and James Maynard. 
The ICM


THE CRM RECEIVES A MAJOR GRANT FROM THE SIMONS FOUNDATION
The Simons Foundation has awarded the Centre de Recherches Mathématiques (CRM), a grant of $976,320 (USD) for 5 years to develop a Simons CRM Scholar program.  Read more 

A Message from Canada's Mathematical Sciences Institutes for Canada's Fundamental Science Review
The Mathematical Sciences are the foundation of any advanced research ecosystem, and Canada’s mathematical sciences institutes have been instrumental in supporting this ecosystem. They do so by providing scientific leadership, by developing coherent national strategies for mathematical and statistical discovery and innovation, by transcending geographic and disciplinary barriers, by maximizing provincial leveraging, by spearheading international partnerships, and by connecting the research enterprise with the imperatives of providing training and education at all levels.  Read more 

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