Popularisation and dissemination of Mathematics

Submitted by Insmi on Sat, 07/02/2016 - 18:20

The dissemination of mathematical culture is one of the missions of researchers and academics. The network for the dissemination of mathematics Autour de la Diffusion des Maths (AuDiMath - GDS 3745) gathers anyone involved in the dissemination of mathematics towards society and among young people, especially in primary and secondary school.

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.

2017 - Celebrating the centenary of the death of Gaston Darboux

Submitted by Insmi on Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:31
  • You can explore various aspects of Gaston Darboux's life and work - mathematics and geometry, but also his political commitment as a scientist - by following the links on this webpage.
  • The Institut Henri Poincaré organised a conference in historical sciences about Gaston Darboux on November 17th, 2017.
  • The Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI<

A new award to encourage mathematical dissemination towards the general public

Submitted by Insmi on Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:49

As the Prix D'Alembert meets its 17th edition, the French Mathematical Society (SMF) decided to launch a second award, also amounting to 2000€ and awarded every two years, to encourage innovating actions of mathematical dissemination: the Prix Jacqueline Ferrand. 

For both awards, applications run until March 15th, 2018.

More info on the SMF website