Ya-xiang Yuan's greeting to members.
The April edition of ICIAM Dianoia includes news about ICIAM, announcements about ICIAM 2023, activities of member societies, and initiatives of organizations in which ICIAM participates: the International Science Council and the Standing Committee on Gender Equality in Science. Of particular interest is the announcement of the 2022 ICIAM Board meeting in September. Prize announcements bring news of two major awards to mathematical scientists: the Abel Prize and the Turing Award.
HKSIAM Joined ICIAM as a full member in 2021
In an online meeting, the President of ISC gave a quick 15-20 minutes' presentation, giving his viewpoint about his plans as president, and about what is going on at the moment at ISC. He then answered questions from the audience.
The Standing Committee on Gender Equality in Science (SCGES) has launched a webinar series. The inaugural session featured mathematics.https://gender-equality-in-science.org/event/scges-webinar-february-16th-2022
An ongoing product of the Gender Gap in Science project.
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2022 to Dennis Parnell Sullivan of Stony Brook University, USA, and the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York, USA
On Monday 28 February 2022, the International Science Council issued a statement expressing its deep dismay and concerns regarding the military offensives being carried out in Ukraine. Since then, they have mounted several initiatives.
Here is a link to the ISC's main page, where you can find more information about actions the ISC is taking and encouraging in response to this crisis, which is also a crisis for science.