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Welcome to Pure Mathematics

We are home to 25 faculty, four staff, approximately 50 graduate students, several research visitors, and numerous undergraduate students. We offer exciting and challenging programs leading to BMath, MMath and PhD degrees. We nurture a very active research environment and are intensely devoted to both ground-breaking research and excellent teaching.

  1. July 3, 2020William Slofstra wins 2020 Faculty of Mathematics Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award
    William Slofstra

    Pure Mathematics Professor William Slofstra has received a 2020 Faculty of Mathematics Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award.

  2. June 30, 2020Kathryn Hare named CMS Fellow
    Kathryn Hare

    The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) has recognized Professor Kathryn Hare as part of the Third Inaugural Class of Fellows.

    One of nine women named a CMS Fellow, Hare has been a faculty member in the Department of Pure Mathematics since 1988. Since that time, she has received several honours and awards including:

  3. June 22, 2020Congratulations to Outstanding Performance Award recipients
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    Congratulations to the researchers in the Department of Pure Mathematics who have been awarded a 2019 Outstanding Performance Award announced by Vice-President, Academic and Provost Jim Rush.

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Undergraduate studies

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Graduate studies

Congratulations to Diana Castaneda Santos, PhD, Jason d'Eon, MMath, Michael Deveau, PhD, Amanda Garcia, MMath, Adina Goldberg, MMath, Sam Harris, PhD, Luke MacLean, MMath, Mohammad Mahmoud, PhD, Anton Mosunov, PhD, Edward Poon, MMath, Wilson Poulter, MMath, Finlay Rankin, MMath, Hayley Reid, MMath, Nick Rollick, PhD, Jeffrey Samuelson, MMath, Pawel Sarkowicz, MMath, Carlos Charles Valero, MMath, Andrej Vukovic, MMath and Robert Xu Yang, PhD, who all convocated in Fall 2019. Best of luck in your future endeavours!

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