# Seminars & Colloquia

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics holds the following seminars and colloquia series regularly.

*Department Colloquium*. Colloquia lectures are directed to mathematical scientists from all backgrounds with the purpose of providing an overview of a particular field of mathematical science, together with some of its recent advances. The Colloquium is usually held on Fridays at 3:30 p.m.*PIMS Distinguished Lecture Series*. The PIMS lectures are sponsored by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences and are colloquium-style lectures presented by prominent Canadian and international mathematical scientists.*Operator Algebra Seminar.*This seminar series is devoted to special topics in operator algebra and functional analysis. The lectures usually run over a course of several weeks and are technical in nature.*Topology Seminar*. This seminar series is devoted to selected topics in algebraic topology. The lectures are given weekly. In the Fall 2019, the seminar is devoted to models for homotopy theories.*Graduate Student Seminar*. These lectures by MSc and PhD students form part of the formal requirements for the MSc and PhD degrees. All graduate students are particularly encouraged to attend.*Honours Seminar*. These lectures by undergraduate students form part of the formal requirements for the BSc Honours degree. All graduate and undergraduate students are particularly encouraged to attend.