Abel Prize announcement

The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Kirsti Strøm Bull, will announce the winner of the Abel Prize 2013 on 20 March at 12 noon in Oslo (GMT +1). The announcement will be transmitted live from the Academy. The webcast can be watched at the Abel Prize website http://www.abelprize.no/

Ragni Piene and Timothy Gowers. Photo: Eirik Furu BaardsenRagni Piene and Timothy Gowers. Photo: Eirik Furu Baardsen

After the official announcement, the chair of the Abel committee, Professor Ragni Piene, give the reasons for the awarding of the prize. This will be followed by a presentation of the prize winner's work by Professor Timothy Gowers, University of Cambridge.

Then Timothy Gowers will do a brief telephone interview with the prize winner to get his/hers first reactions. 

The Abel Prize which carries a cash award of 6 million NOK (about 800.000 Euro or 1 million USD), will be presented to the prize winner by H.M. King Harald at an award ceremony in Oslo on 21 May.


Yakov G. Sinai gives lecture at "Abel in Pittsburgh"

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University is hosting the "Abel in Pittsburgh" conference where Yakov G. Sinai who received the Abel Prize in 2014 is one of the speakers. The conference is organized by professor and member of the Abel commitee Irene Fonseca and will take place on the 11th of January 2019. "Abel in Pittsburgh" will be the 9th edition of a one-day conference with lectures aimed at a mathematically educated and interested audience, with the objective of increasing public awareness.

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The Abel Symposium 2019

Abel Symposium 2019 will take place at Scandic Parken Hotel Ålesund, 23-29 June 2019. The title of the symposium is: Geometry, Lie Theory and Applications.

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Who will be the next Abel Laureate?

The Abel Committee has embarked on the long journey in search of the next Abel Laureate. The committee which consists of five distinguished mathematicians has had its first meeting at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters in Oslo the 2nd and 3rd of October. The next meeting will take place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania early next year.

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Record turnout for Atiyah’s Abel Lecture at ICM in Rio

1250 mathematicians from all over the world filled the big conference hall in Rio de Janeiro on Monday the 6th of August to listen to Sir Michael Atiyah’s  Abel Lecture, “The Future of Mathematical Physics: New ideas in old bottles”.

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Sir Michael Atiyah gives Abel lecture at ICM in Rio

Sir Michael Atiyah who receiced the Abel Prize in 2004, shared with Isadore Singer, will give the Abel Lecture at ICM in Rio on the 6th of August. He has titled the lecture: "The Future of Mathematical Physics: new ideas in old bottles". Atiyah will be introduced by Jacob Palis, former president of the International Mathematical Union and a member of the Abel Committee.

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