The fourth “Modern Methods in Rietveld Refinement for Structural Analysis” will be held from June 17-22, 2018, at the Advanced Photon Source of Argonne National Laboratory in close partnership with Bruker-AXS, ANL, and the National Science Foundation.
In a recent article, published on Pi Day, Gareth Ffowc Roberts, emeritus professor of Education at Bangor University, discusses how Welsh mathematician William Jones gave the world "an agreed symbol for the number." According to the author, "We typically think of this number as being about 3.14, but Jones rightly suspected that the digits after its decimal point were infinite and non-repeating. This meant it could never be 'expressed in numbers', as he put it.
Most academic researchers aren’t familiar with marketing, says Peter Fiske, director of the Water-Energy Resilience Research Institute at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California. In a recent article published in Nature, Fiske discusses the need for marketing when it comes to promoting scientific research as well as getting grants and jobs. Read more about why scientists need to market themselves.
Don't miss the upcoming TRIPODS + X webinar on March 20 from 2-3.30 p.m.
This recently launched program is designed to promote long-term, interdisciplinary research and training activities that engage theoretical computer scientists, statisticians, and mathematicians in developing the theoretical foundations of data science. Learn more about the TRIPODS program and the TRIPODS + X projects.
CHESS announces the 13th Annual CHESS Student Research Paper Prize of $1,000 to be awarded to the best student paper published in 2017. The paper must be based in part on data collected at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source, and the first author on the paper must have been a graduate or undergraduate student when the paper was submitted.
Hampton University, in partnership with Brandeis University, will host a STEM and Health Information Fair at the University's Boo Williams Sportsplex, Sunday, February 25 from 4-7 p.m.
Due to circumstances related to the upcoming release of new guidelines in the Proposal and Awards Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), if you are working on a PREM proposal, please be aware and also inform your partner that:
The second edition of NSF/DOE Quantum Summer School is now accepting applications. Deadline is January 31st.
The 2018 edition is organized at Cornell, June 10 - 22, 2018. Please check the webpage: qs3.mit.edu for information about the School and for access to online application. QS3 will support most travel and local costs for students and postdocs, including reimbursement for travel including economy airfare, dormitory room, and meals.