11 novembre 2018

Prix Nobel, croissance économique et changements climatiques

Screenshot-2018-4-15 Egypte – des élections présidentielles jouées d’avanceLundi 8 octobre dernier, le prix de la banque de Suède en sciences économiques à la mémoire d’Alfred Nobel, plus connu sous le nom de "Nobel d’économie", a été décerné à deux économistes américains : Paul Romer, et William Nordhaus pour leur travaux sur l’importance de l’innovation dans la croissance et l’économie du changement climatique. Comment interpréter leur nomination ? Quelle est la place aujourd’hui de l’économie, de la finance et de l’innovation dans le changement climatique - et inversement. Plus...

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03 novembre 2018

Hard Brexit could cripple UK science, say Nobel prizewinners

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe letter, signed by 29 Nobel prizewinners and six Fields medallists, says the UK “must now strive to ensure that as little harm as possible is done to research”. More...

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Why I’m not surprised Nobel Laureate Donna Strickland isn’t a full professor

The ConversationDonna Strickland, an associate professor at the University of Waterloo in Canada, was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in physics. The third woman to have ever been awarded this prize in 117 years, she shares it with Arthur Ashkin and Gérard Mourou. More...

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01 novembre 2018

Teaching in Costume Today? Win Chocolate!

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Are you teaching in costume today? Administrating in disguise? If so, tweet a photo with the hashtag #IHEhalloween and we'll award a box of Godiva chocolates for the most creative attire. More...

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Scholars at Yale, NYU Share Economics Nobel

HomeBy Scott JaschikTwo professors were this morning named winners of the 2018 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for their work "Integrating innovation and climate with economic growth." One of the professors is William D. Nordhaus of Yale University, honored for "integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis." The other is Paul M. Romer of New York University for "integrating technological innovations into long-run macroeconomic analysis." More...

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Nobel Winner in Physics 'Never Applied' to Be Full Professor

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Donna Strickland (at right) was on Tuesday named one of the three winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics. Many have noted that she is the first woman in 55 years to win the prize. The BBC noted in a radio interview that Strickland is an associate professor at the University of Waterloo and asked why she was not a full professor. More...

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3 Share Nobel in Chemistry

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Three researchers this morning were named winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work in which they "harnessed the power of evolution." Half of the prize was awarded to Frances H. Arnold of the California Institute of Technology for work on "the directed evolution of enzymes." The other half was split between George P. Smith of the University of Missouri at Columbia and Gregory P. Winter of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, in Britain. More...

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3 Share Nobel Prize in Physics

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Three researchers were this morning named winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics for inventions in laser physics. Half of the prize was awarded to Arthur Ashkin of Bell Laboratories for his work on "optical tweezers and their application to biological systems." The other half of the award, for "their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses," goes to Gérard Mourou of École Polytechnique, Palaiseau, in France, and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and Donna Strickland of the University of Waterloo, in Canada. More...

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27 octobre 2018

"#balancelesdiscriminations" : c’est le thème de la 6ème édition du Prix "Jeunesse pour l’égalité"

Logo EtoileC’est parti pour la 6ème édition du concours annuel de création visuelle à destination des 11-25 ans. Cette année sont attendues des vidéos et affiches sur le thème "#balancelesdiscriminations". Plus...

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Prix du Manager Public de l'Année 2018 : 5 managers publics inspirants à découvrir !

Screenshot-2018-5-5 Actualités ModernisationUne transformation de plus en plus marquée par la révolution numérique, à l’œuvre dans les usages privés comme dans les entreprises, et qui ouvre la voie à des services publics plus rapides, plus accessibles et plus personnalisés. C’est dans cette optique que les managers publics développent des projets innovants qui permettent d’améliorer à la fois le service rendu aux usagers, et le cadre de travail des agents. Plus...

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