Women in mathematics

Women in mathematics

Submitted by Insmi on Thu, 06/16/2016 - 20:57
poster with name of celebrated women doing mathematics
Famous female mathematicians

In 2014, 28% of all mathematics theses were defended by women graduates, while only 20.9% of all research positions in the CNRS (Junior or Senior scientists) and in universities (as Lecturers or Professors) are held by women.

Call for nominations for the ICIAM prizes and honours

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:50

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.

"Teaching mathematics: what differences between boys and girls?"

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:34

Upon its 30th anniversary, femmes&mathématiques organises a conference entitled: "Teaching mathematics: what differences between boys and girls?", which will take place on September 29th-30th, 2017 at the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris.

Deadline to submit lecture proposals: July 15th, 2017.

More about this event (in French)

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:

The 18th EWM General Meeting will take place September 3-7, 2018 in Graz, Austria

Submitted by Insmi on Fri, 04/28/2017 - 13:54

The program of the 18th European Women in Mathematics General Meeting will include a series of three lectures by Gigliola Staffilani of MIT and five plenary lectures by Shiri Artstein-Avidan (Israel), Ilse Fischer (Austria), Alice Guionnet (France), Frances Kirwan (UK), Maryna Viazovska (Switzerland and Ukraine).

Béatrice de Tilière is one of the 2017 CNRS bronze medalists

Submitted by Insmi on Mon, 03/06/2017 - 12:32
picture of Béatrice de Tilière
Béatrice de Tilière, CNRS bronze medalist in 2017.

Béatrice de Tilière is a Professor at Paris-Est Créteil University and a member of the Laboratoire d’Analyse et de Mathématiques Appliquées (CNRS, Paris-Est Créteil University, Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée Universi