A tireless promoter of the usefulness and beauty of mathematics, Étienne Ghys is one of the four recipients of this distinction created by the CNRS a year ago, to promote scientific mediation activities.
The European Research Council (ERC) has just communicated the list of beneficiaries of the Advanced grants. Each recipient will have up to €2.5 million over five years for his or her research project. Among the 185 projects funded is the LDRam project by Alice Guionnet.
The first edition of Knowledge Summit was held in March 2018. It was organized on the occasion of the State visit of the President of the Republic in India and inaugurated by Mrs. Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation which helped to establish the roadmap for Franco-Indian cooperation for the coming years, in partnership with companies.
The Simons Foundation announced on June 4, 2019 the establishment of the Simons Collaboration on Wave Turbulence, directed by Jalal Shatah from NYU assisted by Laure Saint-Raymond from ENS de Lyon and Nicolas Mordant from UGA.
The Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon had the honor of awarding the status of Doctor Honoris Causa to Ingrid Daubechies, professor of Mathematics at Duke University in North Carolina in the United States.
My Thesis in 180 Seconds, the international Francophone competition launched in Quebec, is back for the eighth time in France. Inspired by the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, MT180 is led in France Universités and the CNRS, and has been developed locally by volunteer university groups. In Lyon & Saint-Étienne, the competition is organized by the Université de Lyon on behalf of its member institutions.