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 Research Award

Graduate Research Awards in Mathematics

Two annual awards will be given for outstanding research conducted by a current Ph.D. student in the Mathematics Department while at UBC. One award will be made in applied mathematics and one in pure mathematics.

Award: The award consists of an invitation to speak in the Department Colloquium, Applied Mathematics Colloquium, or equivalent venue; a certificate to be presented at the Department graduation reception; and a cheque.

Eligibility: All Ph. D. students in Mathematics who have passed the candidacy exam, and have not already won the award.

Nominations: A nomination is made by a research supervisor of the eligible student. A nomination will consist of a

  1. Description of Research Contribution (maximum 2 pages) written by the nominee;
  2. a CV;
  3. an unofficial UBC transcript of grades;
  4. two letters of reference including one from a research supervisor.

Deadline for nominations: October 15.

Announcement of award: November 1.

Past winners:

2017: Oliver Leigh (Pure), Josh Scurll and Cole Zmurchok (joint winners, Applied)
2016: Alejandra Herrera (Applied), Robert Fraser (joint, Pure), John Ma (joint, Pure).
2015: Stilianos Louca (Applied), Tom Hutchcroft (Pure).
2014: Michael Lindstrom (Applied), Vasu Tewari (Pure).