On Saturday November 23rd, professors and educators from Atlantic Canada got together for the AARMS annual outreach meeting. They shared their expertise and the latest news concerning the outreach activities that are held within their communities. A discussion about the
The Discovery Centre in Halifax has recently inaugurated the exhibition “Beyond the Rubik’s Cube“, a whole floor of interactive games, puzzles and riddles revolving around Rubik’s magic cube. We didn’t resist the temptation: on Sunday November 24, AARMS joined the
AARMS held its second ever Industrial Problem Solving Workshop (IPSW) from July 15-19, 2019 at the University of New Brunswick‘s Fredericton campus. This year’s workshop was attended by 64 participants including nearly 40 students, 12 faculty mentors and problem presenters
On May 24-25, 2019 at Mount Saint Vincent University 59 high school teachers, university professors, instructors and graduate students from across Atlantic Canada attended the 2nd Annual Calculus Instruction in Atlantic Canada Conference. The focus of the conference was to
Circles and spheres are essential objects in geometry, but measuring them is impossible without the right tools: circle constants. Mathematicians tend to take these numbers for granted, but historically the quest for precision in computing these constants has been a
On the occasion of Tau Day on June 28th, 2019, AARMS will partner with the Discovery Centre to celebrate the hidden math in our everyday lives. Eva Knoll (MSVU), Daniele Turchetti (AARMS & Dalhousie), and their team of volunteers will
The Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) has received a three-year PromoScience grant of $90,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to support the annual All SySTEMs Go series of outreach events.
On May 11-12, 2019, AARMS hosted the second annual All SySTEMs Go event in collaboration with the Girl Guides of Nova Scotia. This year’s event involved nearly 500 girls aged 9-17 and almost 200 adult volunteers from the Guiding community.
A workshop entitled “Statistical analysis and machine learning with applications in medicine, biology, environmental sciences”, organized by Dr. Hong Gu, was held on May 9th and 10th at Dalhousie University. The workshop was co-sponsored by the CANSSI Maritime Statistical and
The 2019 AARMS Spring Newsletter is available for download.