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From [email protected] Thu Jul 16 11:59:59 1992 Xref: uunet news.announce.newgroups:2525 news.groups:54253 sci.aeronautics:4351 sci.chem:7440 sci.electronics:37190 sci.geo.fluids:874 sci.math:29203 sci.physics:32779 sci.research:3163 sci.space:44744 Newsgroups: news.announce.newgroups,news.groups,sci.aeronautics,sci.chem,sci.electronics,sci.geo.fluids,sci.math,sci.physics,sci.research,sci.space Path: uunet!bounce-back From: [email protected] (Sheri L. Albers) Subject: RFD: sci.math.research.fields-institute moderated Message-ID: <[email protected]> Followup-To: news.groups Sender: [email protected] (David C Lawrence) Organization: University of Waterloo Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1992 22:13:32 GMT Approved: [email protected] Lines: 56  To whom it may concern:  The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences is  interested in establishing a newsgroup in the sci.math pathway.  A  tentative name for this group would be sci.math.research.fields- institute.  The newsgroup sci.math.research is inappropriate for our  purposes because its focus is on actual research problems and  results, not events.  The proposed moderator is Liz Reidt, Executive Assistant at The  Fields Institute, and the address for the moderator would be  [email protected]  Any questions or direct comments not  posted to the discussion group should be addressed here.  The  moderation policy is still under revision.  Basically, postings would be about Institute conference  announcements and results, seminars, positions available, calls for  papers, and other news that would be of interest to a worldwide  readership of mathematicians.  Also there would be a summary of  events posted on a bi-weekly basis.  Discussions resulting from  conferences would be routed to sci.math.research.  Here is some background information about The Fields Institute: On November 8, 1991 funding was announced for a major new  research institute named in honour of the Canadian mathematician  John Charles Fields (1863-1932) who conceived the award now  known as the Fields Medal.  The Fields Institute is a joint effort of  McMaster University, the University of Toronto and the University  of Waterloo.  Other universities across Canada have been invited to  affiliate with it.  The Institute is funded by new money from the  Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities and the Committee  for Collaborative Research Initiatives of the Natural Sciences and  Engineering Research Council of Canada. It is designed to increase  activity in leading edge mathematical sciences research in Canada,  to provide additional opportunities for graduate training  and to  improve interaction with science and industry.   There will be a discussion on the creation of this group in the  group news.groups.  This announcement is being posted to other  groups as well as e-mailed to affected individuals.  Once a general  consensus is reached and there are no major objections, a follow- up message will be sent and posted regarding the details of the  vote.  We encourage all interested parties to tune into the  discussion and, when asked to, vote.  Sincerely, --  Sheri Albers, Scientific Support Staff The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences 185 Columbia St. W.             PH: 519-725-0096   FX: 519-725-0704 Waterloo, Ontario, Canada       e-mail: [email protected] N2L 5Z5    
 
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