News archive 2005

19 Dec 2005

Winter Break

ICTP will be closed for winter break from Friday, 23 December, and will re-open on Monday, 9 January. The Centre’s inaugural activity in 2006 will be the Advanced School and Conference on Representation Theory and Related Topics, which will be held from 9 to 27 January. On behalf of the Centre’s staff and s...

09 Dec 2005

Ramanujan Prize Awarding Ceremony

Marcelo A. Viana, Instituto de MatemÃ¡tica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA) in Brazil, will be awarded the first Ramanujan Prize on 15 December. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. in the Main Lecture Hall. Funded by the Neils Henrik Abel Memorial Fund in Norway, in collaboration with the International Mathematical Union (...

09 Dec 2005

The Science of Culture

ICTP will hold a two-day workshop, RICH - Research Infrastructures and Cultural Heritage, on 12-13 December examining ways to bridge the knowledge gap between scientific research and cultural heritage. The workshop, organized by European scientific institutions, will examine how laser, neutron, and synchrotron radiatio...

09 Dec 2005

Tuniz Meets Consuls

Claudio Tuniz, special advisor to the ICTP director, recently met with the Corp Consulaire in Trieste. Speaking before consuls from nearly 40 countries, Tuniz described the broad-ranging research and training activities of the Centre and discussed ways to enhance interactions between ICTP’s visitors and represent...

21 Nov 2005

ICTP and I2IT sign MoU

Pune-based International Institute for Information Technology (I2IT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICTP on 20 October for conducting training workshops for professionals/students from developing countries. In the first phase, I2IT and ICTP will set up training workshops in China, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Mal...

14 Nov 2005

G-77 and Trieste's scientific institutions

ICTP Director K.R. Sreenivasan met last week with Stafford O. Neil, Jamaica's current president of the G-77, to discuss possible avenues of cooperation between the UN's largest network of member states and the Centre. Earlier in the week, Neil met with Paolo Budinich to explore the G-77's potential cooperation wi...

09 Nov 2005

Tosatti Awarded AIP Tate Medal

Former ICTP Acting Director, Erio Tosatti, has been awarded the American Institute of Physics Tate Medal for International Leadership in Physics. The award is being given for Tosatti’s “leadership and tireless effort in helping scientists from developing countries to bring research in their home institution...

02 Nov 2005

Dirac Medal Ceremony

The awarding ceremony of the ICTP Dirac Medal 2005 will take place in the ICTP Main Lecture Hall on Friday, 11 November, at 11:00 a.m. ICTP Director K.R. Sreenivasan will present the Dirac Medal to Sir Sam Edwards and Patrick A. Lee. The awardees’ lectures will follow: at 11:30 Sir Sam Edwards will lecture on sta...

25 Oct 2005

PK Shukla Awarded APS Nicholson Medal

Padma Kant Shukla, Ruhr-UniversitÃ¤t Bochum, Germany, has been awarded the American Physical Society’s (APS) Nicholson Medal for Human Outreach. The medal, first given in 1994, is awarded annually “to recognize the humanitarian aspect of physics and physicists.” Shukla, a world-renowned expert in th...

 
 

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