Public events

The department and PIMS regularly sponsors math and stats talks by distinguished speakers that are open to the public. See a list of recent and upcoming talks in PIMS Distinguished Lectures and Lansdowne Lectures.

Members of the department also give public talks as part of the Cafe Scientifique series and at annual events like Ideafest.

We welcome you to attend these events to learn about a variety of interesting mathematical and statistical topics.

Gerta Keller from Princeton University gave a Hugh C. Morris Lecture on "DINOSAUR WARS: Extinction by Asteroid or Volcanism? Are we the Dinosaurs of the 6th Mass Extinction?" on July 24, 2019.

2010 Fields Medal recipient, Cédric Villani, Director of the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris, France gave a talk entitled The Mathematics of Bats on Nov. 14, 2014.