The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters calls for nominations for the Abel Prize 2018.
The film entitled "Marrying maths and art" ("Les noces de l'art et des mathématiques"), produced by CNRS Images, deals with the artistic installation of the French mathematician Pierre Berger, based on the geometrisation theorem of Thurston-Perelman (2002). The idea is to enable the public to experience views and sounds in 3-manifolds.
This 56-year-old mathematician, a specialist in the numerical analysis of partial differential equations, serves as director of the Institut de Mathématiques de Marseille (southeastern France).
The French national network for mathematical libraries RNBM (Réseau national des bibliothèques de mathématiques) organizes a 5-days conference in Cirm Luminy to question the issues of open-access publication on October 16-20th.
The mathematics community mourns the loss of Maryam Mirzakhani, aged 40 and mother of a little girl. We express our deepest condolences to her family and friends. Specialist in Teichmüller theory, hyperbolic geometry, ergodic theory and symplectic geometry, Maryam was the first woman to be awarded the Fields medal in 2014.
An initiative of the French government aims at intensifying research collaborations about climate between French labs and scientists from all over the world.
The call for nominations for the 4 ICIAM prizes along with the Olga Taussky-Todd Lecture of the 2019 ICIAM Congress are currently running.
- The 4 ICIAM prizes are: the ICIAM Collatz Prize, the ICIAM Lagrange Prize, the ICIAM Maxwell Prize, the ICIAM Pioneer Prize and the ICIAM Su Buchin Prize.
Call for nominations, with a deadline of July 15th, 2017.
The 6th Math Employment Forum will take place in Paris on December 13, 2017 at the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie in Paris.
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.