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Back pages Call for proposals, nominations, and applications THEMATIC AND FOCUS PROGRAMS The Fields Institute solicits proposals for a variety of programs in areas of current research interest in the mathematical sciences: (1) Major thematic programs, four-six months in length. (2) Thematic or focus programs, from one to two months in length to run concurrently with our major thematic programs; in particular, two-month summer programs of an interdisciplinary nature. Proposals or letters of intent should be submitted by March 15 or September 15, with a lead time of at least two years recommended for six-month programs. GENERAL SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES Proposals for short scientific events in the mathematical sciences should be submitted by October 15, February 15, or June 15 of each year, with a lead time of at least one year recommended. Activities supported include workshops, conferences, seminars, and summer schools. OUTREACH PROPOSALS The Fields Institute provides support for projects whose goal is to promote mathematical culture at all levels and bring mathematics to a wider audience. Faculty at Fields sponsoring universities or affiliates are invited to submit a proposal to the Fields Outreach Competition. There are three submission deadlines each year: February 15, June 15, and October 15. Proposals should include a detailed description of the proposed activity and the target audience. A budget indicating other sources of support is also required. FIELDS INSTITUTE FELLOWS To nominate someone as a Fields Fellow, please send a CV plus a letter briefly outlining why your candidate is a worthy nominee, to [email protected], or to: The Director Fields Institute 222 College Street, Second Floor Toronto, Ontario M5T 3J1, Canada Winners of the CRM-Fields-PIMS prize are automatically recommended for fellowship. No member of the current 26 Fields Institute Board of Directors nor any continuing member of the Fields Institute Scientific Advisory Panel will be eligible. Nominations are encouraged from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. THE DEAN’S DISTINGUISHED VISITING PROFESSORSHIP The Dean’s Distinguished Visiting Professorship is a joint program of the Fields Institute with the Faculty of Arts and Science, and the Department of Mathematics of the University of Toronto. Each year, the program brings a leading international researcher in the mathematical sciences to give a full-term course connected to a Fields Institute program, for graduate and advanced undergraduate students of the University of Toronto and other s