The Accidental Mathematician

Izabella Laba has contributed some thoughts on the Long Range planning process, and posted them to her blog.  The pdf file is also available here.

Piece of Mind

Nassif Ghoussoub has posted two thoughtful and helpful articles that should inform our planning process: a comment on long range planning and its relationship to NSERC, and a proposal for a “research NAFTA”. Thanks Nassif!

The terms of reference

In the terms of reference for the steering committee, posted several weeks ago, a list of elements of the long range plan were listed in Section V:

Current and future scientific priorities; How best to support the present programs of research; The role of the Mathematical Institutes and BIRS as community resources; Identification of . . . → Read More: The terms of reference

Send your ideas

The success of the long range planning exercise depends critically on input from researchers.  We will solicit formal input via discussion papers throughout the process.  Please feel free to comment informally via this blog at any time.