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.


The Honouring of the 2020 Abel Prize Laureates

All events in connection to the Abel Prize Week in May are cancelled due to the Corona pandemic. The 2020 Abel Prize Laureates Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis will be honoured, together with the Abel Prize Laureate(s) of 2021 during next year’s Abel Prize Ceremony, May 25 2021.

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Furstenberg and Margulis to share the Abel Prize

The Abel Prize for 2020 goes to Hillel Furstenberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel​ and Gregory Margulis, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, for “pioneering the use of methods from probability and dynamics in group theory, number theory and combinatorics.”

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President of the Academy announces Abel Prize winner

The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Hans Petter Graver will announce the winner of the 2020 on March 18. The Academy's choice of laureate is based on the Abel Committee's recommendation.

The event will be in an all-digital format and streamed live from this location

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Telephone: + 47 22 84 15 00
E-mail: abelprisen@dnva.no
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