PIMS Announces PIMS-Europe Fellowships

Submitted by Insmi on Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:46

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), the international joint unit of the CNRS in Vancouver (Canada), is announcing a new program, the PIMS-Europe Fellowships, with the goal of developing and supporting research collaborations between mathematical scientists at PIMS member universities and researchers across France. 

Fellowship awardees will receive CAD $5,000 to facilitate long-term visits (2 months or more) to France.

Application Deadline: October 1, 2018

The French Embassy to the Russian Federation's Metchnikov program

Submitted by Insmi on Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:23

The French Embassy to the Russian Federation awards fellowships to Russian researchers of any scientific discipline to develop and support research collaborations with French research teams within a higher education or research organisation or a enterprise.

Duration: 1 to 3 months.

Application deadline: September 13th, 2018.

More information on the Metchnikov program

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!


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.


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.


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.