The Bronze Medal is awarded to early work of researchers who are specialists in their field. This distinction represents an encouragement from the CNRS to pursue research that is well underway and already fruitful.
Vance Bergeron, Ane Aanesland, Livio de Luca, and Orphée Cugat are the 2019 CNRS Innovation Medallists. Since 2011, this CNRS prize has rewarded researchers for their work in the technological, therapeutic, economic, and social fields.
On June 2019, Professor Gilles Chabrier was awarded for his seminal contributions to a variety of astrophysical domains, from planetary to stellar and galactic astronomy.
Nadège Hilairet, former student at the ENS de Lyon and PhD at the Geology Laboratory of Lyon - Earth, Planets, Environment, now working at Université de Lille, received the 2019 Research Excellence Award of the European Mineralogical Union (EMU).
The first Nemmers Prize in Earth Sciences is awarded in 2018 to Francis Albarède, Emeritus Professor at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, for his fundamental applications of geochemistry to earth sciences.
Lucile Savary's Prize Lecture and Award Ceremony will be held in during the 27th International Conference on Statistical Physics – StatPhys 27 – from July 8 to July 12, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Pierre Corvol, Vice-President of the French Academy of Sciences in 2017-2018, has just been elected President of the Academy of Sciences for 2019-2020. In parallel, Patrick Flandrin has been elected Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences for the same period.
The Prize for young researchers is awarded annually to 14 young doctors of science or medical doctors to enable them to do their postdoctoral internships in the best foreign laboratories.
At the 69th Annual Meeting of the Max Planck Society in Heidelberg, Professor Alain Pumir from the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) was appointed as an external scientific member of the Göttingen Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPIDS). With this award, MPIDS acknowledges the long-term intensive cooperation between the internationally renowned physicist and the departments of the institute.
The David Linton Award is given to a geomorphologist who has made a leading contribution to the discipline over a sustained period. The winner is invited to present the Linton Lecture, which is one of the central elements of the AGM.
"Human Frontier Science Program" Research Grants provide 3 years of support for international teams involving at least two countries. Preference is given to intercontinental collaborations. All team members are expected to broaden the character of their research compared to their ongoing research programs and interact with teams bringing expertise that is very different from their own so as to create novel approaches to problems in fundamental biology.
The challenge: Students have to make their thesis topic easily understandable in clear, concise and convincing French or English – and with the help of only one slide! Participants are filmed under competition conditions, and a multidisciplinary jury chooses finalists based on the videos, rating each participant’s performance according to the criteria in the official rules