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.
Women in mathematics
The Centre International de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées (CIMPA) develops three main programs within the geographic areas of its activities: Africa, Central and South America, Asia. They are the CIMPA Research Schools, the Support for Training in Research program and the Short-Term Thematic funding program.
- 21 CIMPA Research Schools will be held in 2019. Check the list here and click on "list" for details and registration.
A senior researcher at the CNRS, Catherine Goldstein was invited as a plenary speaker at the 2018 International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro. She answered our questions.
"What is it that you like in mathematics?" "What does this congress mean to you?"
French mathematicians answered the questions for us.
Find out more by clicking on their names!
On International Women's Day, the Committee for Women in Mathematics (CWM) of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) published the video "Faces of women in mathematics": 146 clips featuring 243 women in mathematics from 36 countries speaking 31 different languages.
The World Meeting for Women in Mathematics - (WM)² is a satellite event of the ICM 2018.
The IMU Committee for Women in Mathematics invites proposals for funding of up to €3000 for activities or initiatives taking place in 2018, aimed at either:
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 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.