Abel Prize announcement 26 March

The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Nils Chr. Stenseth, (picture) will announce the winner of the Abel Prize for 2014 at the Academy on the 26th of March. The Academy's choice of laureate is based on the recommendation of the Abel Committee. The chair of the Abel Committee, Ragni Piene, will give the reasons for the awarding of the prize. The internationally renowned mathematician Jordan Ellenberg will give a popular science presentation of the prize winner's work.

Nils Chr. Stenseth, President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, will announce the winner of this yearNils Chr. Stenseth, President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, will announce the winner of this year's Abel Prize. Photo: Eirik Furu Baardsen

The prize winner will only be notified a few hours before the announcement. 

After his presentation Jordan Ellenberg will talk to the prize winner on the phone to hear his or hers immediate response to the news of being awarded the Abel Prize.

 

 

Jordan Ellenberg will give a presentation of the prize winenrJordan Ellenberg will give a presentation of the prize winner's work. Photo: Mats Rudels

The entire event will be filmed and can also be viewed as a live webcast here.

The Abel Prize has been awarded annually since 2003. This year's Abel Prize Award Ceremony will take place on the 20th of May at the University Aula in Oslo, Norway. The Abel Laureate will receive the prize from HRH The Crown Prince. The Norwegian Government will host a banquet at Akershus Castle in honour of the Abel Laureate.

 

Live webcast

Watch the 2014 Abel Prize announcement

The broadcast starts at:
11 GMT  (12 noon in Oslo, Norway)

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