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SOMMa press release: First formal meeting between the Minister Pedro Duque and the alliance of Severo Ochoa centres and María de Maeztu units

SOMMa press release: First formal meeting between the Minister Pedro Duque and the alliance of Severo Ochoa centres and María de Maeztu units

On Monday, 11 February, a formal meeting at the highest level took place between representatives of the ministry and the Severo Ochoa – María de Maeztu alliance (SOMMa). The gathering, that took place in the context of the visit of the Minister to the ALBA synchrotron, certified the first formal meeting between the Alliance and the Minister Mr Pedro Duque.
BGSMath celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science with an event on 14F at the IEC

BGSMath celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science with an event on 14F at the IEC

Among the invited speakers: mathematician Marta Macho, youtuber Mathgurl (Inês Guimarães) and monologuist Juan Margalef. "The world of mathematics reflects inequalities that we find everywhere," says Eva Miranda. "The good news is that we are increasingly more women in mathematics, we do research that has a great impact on society and we are more visible than ever. And, of course, we are all in love with mathematics - and there is no better day to celebrate than Feb 14".
CAFE will train 12 young scientists to tackle extreme weather events

CAFE will train 12 young scientists to tackle extreme weather events

Álvaro Corral will be leading an international partnership focused in training 12 brilliant young researchers who will advance climate change studies with a new interdisciplinary approach. “Extreme weather events are increasing as a consequence of climate change. To limit their catastrophic consequences, we need to learn how to model complex systems,” he says.
“This guy will win a Fields Medal!”

“This guy will win a Fields Medal!”

BGSMath alumnus Xavier Ros - Oton has worked closely with one of the new Fields Medal recipient, the Italian Alessio Figalli. We asked him to share with Penta readers what makes Alessio a very special person and a great mathematician.
Meet the partial differential equations tamer

Meet the partial differential equations tamer

The European Research Council awarded the Catalan mathematician Xavier Ros-Oton (University of Zurich) with an ERC Starting Grant. Penta met him and asked him for good advices. And No, you do not need to be a genius to be a good mathematician.
The geometry that solves every day’s problems

The geometry that solves every day’s problems

Researchers who, allegedly, “cannot distinguish between a donut and a cup,” and who work on the old Travelling Salesman problem joined UPC and BGSMath Faculty members Vera Sacristán and Rodrigo Silvera this spring for an Intensive Research Programme focussed on Discrete, Combinatorial and Computational Geometry.
BGSMath appoints its new Governing Body

BGSMath appoints its new Governing Body

The five member-institutions that constitute the BGSMath (CRM, UB, UAB, UPC, UPF) have chosen their new representatives in the Board, and they elected the new Director, University of Barcelona Professor Marta Sanz-Solé.
SOMMA Press Release: Business supports Spanish science

SOMMA Press Release: Business supports Spanish science

The Severo Ochoa Centres and Maria de Maeztu Units Alliance (SOMMa) receive the support of R&I- related industry and organizations in their efforts to persuade politicians to solve the administrative problems affecting the research sector in Spain.
April 2018’s Scientific Highlights at BGSMath

April 2018’s Scientific Highlights at BGSMath

In this section of Penta, we would like to highlight our best scientific papers. If you feel one of your published papers is especially relevant and would like to see it highlighted in the newsletter, please send it to highlights@bgsmath.cat.
Industrial PhDs, a good way to foster R & D

Industrial PhDs, a good way to foster R & D

Glòria Casanellas is in the third year of her “Industrial PhD” (“doctorat industrial”) at a company that produces lenses, Horizons Optical, in collaboration with the Polytechnic university of Catalonia (UPC).
EXCELLENCE 2016

EXCELLENCE 2016

The meeting analyzed the background where UAB has achieved their status of campus with the highest number of institutes with ...
Maria de Maeztu Grant

Maria de Maeztu Grant

BGSMath was awarded in June 2015 the label “María de Maeztu” by the Spanish Government. This four year award is open to spanish research institutions...

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