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His Majesty the King presented the Abel Prize to Pierre Deligne. To the right: Ragni Piene, chair of the Abel committee.
The Belgian mathematician Pierre Deligne received the Abel Prize from His Majesty King Harald V at an award ceremony at the University Aula in Oslo, today, 21st of May. The Abel Prize that carries a cash award of NOK 6,000,000 (close to € 800,000, US$ 1 million), is awarded annually by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Kirsti Strøm Bull, gave the opening speech. The chair of the international Abel Committee, Ragni Piene, gave the reasons for the awarding of the prize. (16.05.2013) More
Abel Laureate Pierre Deligne will give his prize lecture at the University of Oslo. This will be followed by Abel Lectures by leading mathematicians Nicholas Katz and Claire Voisin. Ravi Vaki will give the popular science lecture.
President Barack Obama greets the 2012 U.S. Kavli Prize Laureates in the Oval Office, March 28, 2013. Clockwise from the President: Wegger Chr. Strommen, Norwegian Ambassador to the United States; Rockell N. Hankin, Vice-Chairman of The Kavli Foundation; Robert W. Conn, President of The Kavli Foundation; Kavli Laureates Mildred S. Dresselhaus, Cornelia Isabella Bargmann, Ann M. Graybie, Jane X. Luu, David C. Jewitt and Michael E. Brown.
President Barack Obama met in the Oval Office on March 28 the six U.S. recipients of the 2012 Kavli Prizes. President Obama received the laureates to recognize and honor their landmark contributions to the three fields for which the Prizes are awarded - astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. (17.04.2013) More
Winfried Denk, Kavli Prize Laureate 2012
Winfried Denk, Kavli Prize Laureate in neuroscience, will give a lecture "Following the Brain's Wires" at the Nordic embassies in Berlin 24 April. His lecture will be followed by a talk by Gilles Laurent : "Towards an Understanding of Neural Codes". There will also be speeches by both the Norwegian and the German Minister of Education and Research, Kristin Halvorsen and Johanna Wanka. The event is organized by the Norwegian Embassy in Berlin in cooperation with the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and the Max Planck Society. (15.04.2013) More
The Abel Prize Laureate 2013 Pierre Deligne
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2013 to Pierre Deligne, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He receives the Abel Prize “for seminal contributions to algebraic geometry and for their transformative impact on number theory, representation theory, and related fields”, to quote the Abel committee. The Academy’s President, Kirsti Strøm Bull, made the announcement today, 20 March. Deligne will receive the Abel Prize from H.M. King Harald at an award ceremony in Oslo on the 21st of May. (20.03.2013) More
The Abel Prize recognizes contributions of extraordinary depth and influence to the mathematical sciences and has been awarded annually since 2003. It carries a cash award of NOK 6,000,000 (about EUR 800,000 or USD 1 million).
21 May 2013 at 14:00
Location: University Aula, Oslo
The Abel Prize will be presented to the laureate at an award ceremony in Oslo, Norway.
22 May 2013 at 11:00 - 22 May 2013 at 15:45
Location: University of Oslo, Georg Sverdrup's House, Auditorium 1
Abel Laureate Pierre Deligne will give his prize lecture at the University of Oslo. This will be followed by two other Abel Lectures and a Science Lecture.
2 July 2013 - 5 July 2013
Location: Trondheim, Norway