Kirsty Duncan, Canadian Minister of Science, at BIRS

Posted on Tue, Oct 02 2018 10:14:00
Canada's Minister of Science and Sport, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, recorded a brief video clip at BIRS during her visit with the Carnegie Group Meeting this past weekend. View it here:

Carnegie Group Visits BIRS

Posted on Mon, Oct 01 2018 10:30:00

On September 29th, 2018, the 46th Carnegie Group Meeting of Science Ministers met in Banff, hosted by The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport. The delegation visited the Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS) as part of the Minister's showcasing of Canadian science and international collaboration.

Media link: Canada promotes international science cooperation and friendship at annual meeting of science ministers.

Carnegie GroupCarnegie Group delegates at Lake Louise, Alberta

BIRS Overview for the Ministers

The BIRS Director, Professor Nassif Ghoussoub, delivered a short presentation to the Carnegie Group delegation, giving an overview of BIRS. He was followed by BIRS Scientific Panelist, workshop organizer, and workshop participant Andrew Eckford, who gives a personal perspective of the BIRS experience. Mathematics Professor and BIRS organizer and participant of over 20 BIRS workshops, Kristine Bauer of University of Calgary, gives an overview of BIRS's Women in Mathematics initiatives.

Talking Math Life at BIRS with Richard Guy

Posted on Thu, Jun 01 2017 12:45:00

Beth Malmskog writes in her AMS "Math Book Club" blog about her recent experience at BIRS, including her visit with the remarkable number theorist Richard Guy, who recently celebrated his 100th birthday.

New Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) Entry Requirement

Posted on Sun, Jan 01 2017 11:10:00
The new entry requirement for all visa-exempt foreign nationals is now in effect. For details, refer to the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website:

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