The Office for Science and Technology at the Consulate of France in Los Angeles publishes a monthly newsletter in English, which contains news about local scientific community but also news from french scientific community. You will also find a directory of french scientist in the region and an agenda of scientific conferences in Southern California, Arizona and Colorado.
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Recently, Annick Coudart, a research professor at Arizona State University, was awarded a lifetime service medal by France’s National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in honor of her extensive work for the organization. Coudart has worked with the CNRS since 1978 and has been the Director of Research for the organization since 1992.
Last month, Jean-Lou Chameau, the California Institute of Technology’s president, announced his resignation from the position. Chameau has served as the university’s 8th president since September of 2006 and intends to leave in June of this year. During his presidency, Chameau has worked to strengthen Franco-American relations.
Every week, the Office for Science and Technology of the French Embassy, in collaboration with l’Agence pour la Diffusion de l’Information Technologique (ADIT), publishes articles in the Bulletins Electroniques. These articles provide information about the latest in scientific research and technological advances in the United States.
A major goal of the Office of Science and Technology is to facilitate partnerships between France and the United States. This past week Tim Deming (UCLA) and Sébastien Lecommandoux (Université de Bordeaux) hosted a workshop between the University of California Los Angeles and Université de Bordeaux in collaboration with the Office of Science and Technology.
A new year always comes with resolutions to travel abroad or to broaden our horizons to new experiences. In this spirit, we would like to take this opportunity to continue to encourage scientific cooperation between France and the United States through the Chateaubriand Scholarship for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)
By now, the world is relatively well aware of the devastating retrovirus HIV, the causing agent of AIDS, but its discovery and recognition still lie in the relatively recent past. In fact, May 2013 will mark the 30 year anniversary since the first official publication in Science on the “human immunodeficiency virus.”
Are you interested in science or medicine ? Do you want to improve your French or be in an environment to interact with other French-speakers ? Then come to the first ever Ciné-Sciences on November 28 ! This free event is being hosted by the Consulate General of France, the Lycée Français de Los Angeles and the Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz.