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For several years, the higher education and research institutions of the Lyon Saint-Étienne site have been involved in a collaborative and structuring process for the site. The aim of the "Université de Lyon 2020" project is to create a world-class, inclusive and multidisciplinary institution, known as the “Target University”.
As part of IDEXLYON, 5 projects were selected from the call for the Scientific Breakthrough Program to receive funding of up to 1.2 million euros per project.
The 2020 Bôcher Memorial Prize will be awarded to Laure Saint-Raymond on January 16, 2020, during the Joint Prize Session at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Denver.
The École normale supérieure de Lyon had the honor of awarding the status of Doctor Honoris Causa to Joseph E. Stiglitz, the American economist, Professor at Columbia University, and 2001 winner of the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel.
The prestigious Simons Foundation of New York has announced funding for an international project to revisit the fundamental problems of fluid turbulence using statistical mechanics.
On Tuesday 8 October, 35 young women researchers received the Young Talent Award from the L'Oréal Foundation, in partnership with UNESCO.
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.
Researchers should learn to travel better to mitigate their climate impacts. Institutions can help by facilitating and rewarding sustainable travel behaviour, rather than fuelling the pressure to attend conferences, say Olivier Hamant, Timothy Saunders and Virgile Viasnoff.
Publication by Laboratoire de chimie, in Nature Materials, on August 2019.
At the end of August this year, ENS de Lyon organized an integration week to welcome students from around the world, as part of its policy of increased international attractiveness.
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.