Recent scientific news from France, or related to France and the USA, about discoveries, research policy and organizations.
Following the announcement released in January 2013 by the French Consulate in Los Angeles, the Office for Science and Technology has awarded multiple “LIFE SCIENCES: inventing – creating – having fun” scholarships to teams of young researchers so they can participate in international scientific competitions.
This report is presents the activities of the OS&T during 2012, and also encourages the reader to contact us if they need information or assistance for scientific collaboration projects with the United States.
From April 25 to 26, Ambassador François Delattre traveled to Northern Florida in a dynamic visit that was marked by a series of events honoring French-American partnership in the field of innovation.
The Office for Science and Technology at the Embassy of France in the United States is supporting the project of 26 French students from Colbert High School in Lorient, Brittany, to compete in RoboGames, the Olympics of Robots, organized this year from April 19 to 21 in San Mateo, California.
The Office for Science & Technology at the Embassy of France in the United States presents in this report a reflection on the priority issues of the scientific relationship with the United States, and the most successful approaches for collaboration.
The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Directorate-General of Global Affairs, Development and Partnerships - Mobility and Attractiveness Policy Directorate) has published a strategic report "Science Diplomacy for France."
As part of the world’s largest annual physics convention, the French Ambassador helped celebrate French-American scientific partnership with a speech in Baltimore yesterday.
The CNRS’ Zones Ateliers network, part of the Institute of Ecology and Environment and the NSF’s Long Term Ecological Research Network signed a memorandum of understanding on February 27, 2013.
Leaders and researchers from Ecole Polytechnique visited South California on March 4th and 5th 2013 in order to meet with the leaders of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). They signed a new agreement for a Master’s Educational Exchange Program.
Jean Jouzel, a paleoclimate scientist at the LSCE, the Laboratoire des sciences du climat et de l’environnement (Climate and Environment Lab, CEA/CNRS/UVSQ), has won the 2012 Vetlesen Prize. This prestigious prize, considered to be the “Nobel Prize” for Earth and Universe Sciences, has been awarded to Jean Jouzel, the first ever French winner, for his work on polar ice and climate.