Laureates of the 2018 Thematical Prizes of the French Académie des Sciences

Submitted by Insmi on Sat, 07/14/2018 - 11:38

Congratulations to our colleagues who were awarded the 2018 Prix thématiques de l'académie des sciences!

PRIZES IN MATHEMATICS

Prix Marc Yor was awarded to Christophe Garban, Professor at Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University and a member of the Institut Camille Jordan (an Ecole centrale de Lyon, université Jean Monnet, CNRS, université Claude Bernard & INSA de Lyon maths lab) for his work in probabilities.

2018 Grands prix of the French Académie des Sciences

Submitted by Insmi on Sat, 07/14/2018 - 11:16

Congratulations to our colleagues who were awarded the 2018 Grands prix de l'académie des sciences !

Grand prix Ampère de l’électricité de France  was awarded to Frank Merle, Professor at Cergy-Pontoise University, Cergy-IHES Chair of Analysis, and a member of the "Analysis, geometry and modelization" (AGM) lab (a CNRS&Cergy-Pontoise University maths lab), for his work in PDEs and mathematical physics.

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Franco-Japanese calls for proposals

Submitted by Insmi on Sat, 06/16/2018 - 17:07

Le CNRS et the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) launch two calls aiming at promoting cooperations and scientific events between French and Japanese laboratories, in all scientific domains.

  • the first one encourages researchers mobility: within a 2-year research project.
  • the second one, named « CNRS-JSPS joint seminars », enables French and Japanese researchers to organise a scientific event of up to 8 days, either in France, or in Japan.

Application deadline: September 4th 2018

21 Research Schools organized by the CIMPA in 2019

Submitted by Insmi on Thu, 06/07/2018 - 16:26

The Centre International de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées (CIMPA), founded in France in 1978, is a nonprofit organisation working for the development of mathematics research in developing countries. CIMPA Research Schools is the historical activity of CIMPA, it focuses on areas where there is a real drive to develop mathematics and where there is a scope for a research project.

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Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Submitted by Insmi on Thu, 06/07/2018 - 15:35

Breakthrough Prize sponsors an annual global competition for high school science and math students to inspire creative thinking about fundamental concepts in the natural sciences and mathematics.

Each student submits a video that explains a challenging and important concept or theory in mathematics, life sciences, or physics. The winner receives a $250,000 college scholarship. The winning student's teacher and school also benefit: $50,000 for the teacher and a state-of-the-art $100,000 science lab for the school.

CIRM is developing its scientific and hotel reception capacities!

Submitted by Insmi on Fri, 06/01/2018 - 15:22

cirm The foundation stone laying ceremony of the new building of the Centre international de rencontres mathématiques (Cirm) in Luminy-Marseille was held on May 17th, 2018. The expansion and renovation works will enable the CIRM to welcome & accomodate 70 more researchers from all around the world - i.e.

A French laureate in mathematics to the 2017 ERC Advanced Grant

Submitted by Insmi on Fri, 04/06/2018 - 16:38

Congratualtions to Viviane Baladi, senior researcher at the CNRS and a member of the Institut de mathématiques de Jussieu-Paris Rive Gauche (a CNRS, Université Paris Diderot & Sorbonne Université maths lab), laureate to a 2017 ERC Advanced Grant 2017 for her project SOS, Smooth dynamics via Operators, with Singularities!

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Faces of women in mathematics... from all over the world

Submitted by Insmi on Thu, 03/08/2018 - 16:24

On International Women's Day, the Committee for Women in Mathematics (CWM) of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) published the video "Faces of women in mathematics": 146 clips featuring 243 women in mathematics from 36 countries speaking 31 different languages.

Click here to view the video

A new mathematics museum is taking shape in Paris

Submitted by Insmi on Mon, 02/05/2018 - 15:35

A place for research, sharing, conveying knowledge and communicating, the future Maison des mathématiques, which is also dedicated to theoretical physics, is located in the heart of Paris, in an exceptional building belonging to Sorbonne Université, one with a rich history and dedicated to scientific teaching and research.