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Two calls from IMU Committee for Women in Mathematics

CWM Call 2017

The International Mathematical Union Committee for Women in Mathematics (CWM) invites proposals for funding of up to €3000 for activities or initiatives taking place in 2017, aimed at either:

  • Establishing or supporting networks for women in mathematics, preferably at the continental or regional level, and with priority given to networks in developing or emerging countries;
  • Organizing a mathematical school open to all with all women speakers and mainly women organisers;
  • (c) Other ideas for researching and/or addressing issues encountered by women in mathematics.

The list of developing countries used by the IMU can be found here. Application deadline 15 December, 2016.

CWM Supplementary Grants

The International Mathematical Union Committee for Women in Mathematics (CWM) invites applications for supplementary grants of up to €500 to help women from developing countries or regions attend scientific events taking place from March 2017 to February 2018. The grants are intended to help women who already have funding to attend a conference or meeting or for scientific collaboration, but who need extra funds to make it possible (for example, for child care, separate accommodation, or more appropriate travel).

Applicants should write a short account of not more than two pages explaining the scientific benefit to themselves of the travel, together with brief details of funding already secured and the reason why extra funds are needed. This account together with an up-to-date CV should be sent before 28 February 2017 to Marie Françoise Ouedraogo omfrancoise@yahoo.fr with a copy to Sunsook Noh noh@ewha.ac.kr and with the subject header CWM Supplementary Grants. If the grant is approved, a report will be required after the event has taken place. Priority will be given to early career applicants.

The list of developing countries used by the IMU can be found here.