Apply for the 2017 Math-Business PhD Prize!

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:48

The application process to the 2017 Math-Business PhD Prize is now launched, with a deadline on July 7th, 2017.

This PhD prize amount is 2000 euros and was awarded for the first time in 2013 under the aegis of the 3 french Mathematical Societies (SFdS, SMAI , SMF). It aims at honouring a PhD thesis which was partly elaborated in an enterprise and yielded both valuable mathematical results and efficient ones for the enterprise.

The 2017 André Parent Prize

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:46

The André Parent Prize honours a research work led by a group of young mathematicians of secondary and high school. The research may or may not be supervised. It should handle a scientific subject in which mathematics play an important role. The selection committee takes into account the relevancy of the subject chosen, the mathematical skills of the candidates, as well as the capacity to present their subject to a general public audience.

European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:32

The next European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) will take place in Firenze (Italy) on April 9th-15th, 2018.

The European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad is an international mathematics competition similar in style to the International Mathematical Olympiad, with two papers taken on consecutive days. Participating countries send teams consisting of four female mathematicians of school age. EGMO was first held in 2012.

Modelling a climatic and socio-ecological system

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:28

modélisation écologieResearchers from Reims university (France) recently modelled the biodiversity of a socio-ecological system of the forest of the Ardennes (France).  Their work aims to simulate the evolution of a tree population in that forest, in order to analyse the influence of climatic changes on its behavior.

French chairs at UNIRIO, Brazil

Submitted by Insmi on Sat, 05/27/2017 - 12:12

The Federal University of the state of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), Brazil, together with the General Consulate of France in Rio de Janeiro, launch a program of Chairs enabling the UNIRIO to host two French professors or researchers in Rio de Janeiro for 60 days or more, starting on July 2017.

Application deadline on June 15th, 2017.

More information on the Insmi's French website

Claire Voisin and János Kollár are awarded the 2017 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:19

Congratulations to Claire Voisin and János Kollár, laureates in equal shares of the 2017 Shaw Prize in mathematics, "for their remarkable results in many central areas of algebraic geometry, which have transformed the field and led to the solution of long-standing problems that had appeared out of reach" !

Press release

The Shaw Laureates for 2017: