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Culture scientifique

"The reward: a sparkle in their eyes"

Camille Liewieg - 7/07/2009

On 24th June 2009, UNESCO hosted the “Faites de la science” (“Do Science”) competition at its Paris headquarters. For a day, middle and high school students presented a scientific experiment to a jury made up of researchers, professors, teachers, and science enthusiasts. As a partner in the competition, the Inria (the French national institute for research in computer science and control) was in attendance, particularly through the presence of one of its researchers, Thierry Vieville, jury member for a day.




Gérard Huet is to be awarded the prestigious EATCS Award


The European Association of Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS) will present Gérard Huet with the 2009 Award on 9 July in Rhodes. This award comes in recognition of a long career dedicated to computer science punctuated with numerous breakthroughs.



© Inria / Photo C. Dupont

Events – "Mathematical Games and Culture" Show

Maths games with the stars

Camille Liewig - 10/06/2009

The 10th Mathematical Games and Culture Show, held in Place Saint Sulpice in the heart of Paris, has just come to an end. For four days, young visitors learned more about maths while enjoying themselves. Astronomy was the star of this year's show. To mark the event, Inria presented a star charting program that thrilled all the Little Princes.



Joseph Sifakis - @ CNRS Bellevue

Cycles "les défis scientifiques du 21e siècle"

Joseph Sifakis to give a lecture on embedded systems


On Tuesday, 10 March, Joseph Sifakis, winner of the 2007 Turing Prize, research director at CNRS and holder of the Schneider-Inria-Digiteo industrial chair, will give a lecture at the Academy of Science on the topic of embedded systems – new challenges in computer science, which Inria has made one of its priorities.