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Application process

Applicants must submit the following documents by email to waw2006@mathstat.dal.ca with "Winter School Application" as the subject of the email.

Please combine all documents into a single PDF file, formatted for US letter-size paper (8.5 x 11 inches).

  1. Summary of research interests and activity. An one-page summary that outlines the research problem of interest, a proposed research plan, and a summary of progress already made.
  2. A curriculum vitae, two pages long, including a half-page statement of how you think you would contribute to the winter school.
  3. A letter of recommendation from your thesis advisor, including an assessment of the current status of your research, the start date and the expected completion date of the thesis, and how he/she thinks you would benefit from participating in the winter school.

Applications will be reviewed by the organizing committee. Accepted applicants will be expected to present a poster on their research project at the Winter School and a 5-min overview of their poster in presentation format.

Room and board will be covered by BIRS and MITACS. There are limited funds available to subsidize the travel expenses of students, upon request after acceptance notification.

Important Dates

A limited number of spaces are still available. The application process will remain open until all places are filled
September 10, 2006 Acceptance notification
November 25-29, 2006 Winter School