News & Upcoming events

  • Café des Sciences: In the World of Algorithms!

    Don’t miss our Café des Sciences, a monthly scientific conference organized by the Office for Science and Technology (OST) from the French Embassy in the United States. On September 8th, Aurélie Jean, Ph.D., Computational Scientist, and Entrepreneur, will discuss the importance of becoming a power user of AI-based technologies.

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    The monthly newsletter of the Mission for Science and Technology of the French Embassy in the United States focuses on major events in all sectors covered by our offices.

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  • Invitation To Livestream Signing Ceremony - CNRS and The University of Arizona on April 14th 2021

    The CNRS and The University of Arizona will sign on April 14th, 2021, an agreement to create the first International Research Center! This is the first center of its kind to push the frontiers of environment, space, digital science, and humanities for better global futures.

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  • Perseverance Rover’s SuperCam Science Instrument Delivers First Results

    The first readings from the SuperCam instrument aboard NASA’s Perseverance rover have arrived on Earth. SuperCam was developed jointly by the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in New Mexico and a consortium of French research laboratories under the auspices of the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES). The instrument delivered data to the French Space Agency’s operations center in Toulouse that includes the first audio of laser zaps on another planet.

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  • First health check of SuperCam instrument on the surface of Mars

    Los Alamos National Laboratory and France’s National Centre for Space Studies (CNES) will hold an online press conference on Wednesday, March 10, to assess the health of SuperCam, the rock-zapping laser that was developed under the auspices of the two institutions and is now on board the NASA Perseverance rover on the surface of Mars.

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  • [Event May 18-20th] French American Innovation Days – Facing the Predictably Unpredictable

    The Office for Science and Technology (OST) of the Embassy of France in the US, in partnership with iGlobes, an international research laboratory between the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Université PSL in France, and The University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) is happy to host a series of 3 virtual conferences combining talks and networking opportunities on which will explore the scientific knowledge and growing innovations to prepare for better futures.

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  • Deadline March 14, Joint PhD Programs – CNRS – University of Arizona

    The CNRS & University of Arizona new International Research Center (IRC) are issuing this call for proposals to support joint, collaborative research in areas including (and not limited to) social sciences and humanities, biodiversity and earth sciences, space sciences and high energy physics, material and optical sciences, and mathematical and information sciences.

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  • Call for proposals : Make Our Planet Great Again 2020 - MOPGA

    The Ministries of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE), and of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI) in collaboration with Campus France are setting up a programme to host post-doctoral researchers wishing to carry out their research in France on Earth system sciences; climate change and sustainability sciences; energy transition; societal issues of environmental questions.

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  • March 8th, Broadening the Participation of Women in Cyber: A French-American Discussion

    With the global pandemic and the increasing digitalization of our societies, new threats have emerged and existing issues have become more salient. Now more than ever, it is important to prepare for future challenges by discussing the still untapped potential for more women to pursue careers in the field of cybersecurity, talk about the challenges and see the opportunities for progress and Transatlantic collaboration.

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  • COVID-19 : Breaking and Raising Boundaries

    Interdisciplinary seminar organized by iGLOBES International Research Laboratory at Biosphere 2, a partnership between the University of Arizona and the French CNRS, Ecole Normale Supérieure, and Paris Sciences & Lettres University

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