The French Académie des sciences brings together French scientists and foreign associates, both selected from among the most eminent.
About the French Académie des sciences
"One Year with the Académie des sciences" 2012
As described in Articles 2 and 3 of its Statutes (see Annex 1), one of the missions of the Académie des sciences is to study and make recommendations on scientific and technical issues. It may carry out expertises when the nature of the question addressed to it, or taken up on its own initiative, justifies it. It should be noted that not all notices and publications by the Académie constitute an expertise according to the definitions in Annex II [...]
The 18th November 2014, Bernard MEUNIER is elected President and Sebastien CANDEL is elected Vice-President of the French Académie des sciences for 2015-2016.
Statements and Reports
Report of the French Académie des sciences - May 2013
"Drug Resistance in Infectious Agents – A Global Threat to Humanity" and "Driving Sustainable Development: the role of Science, Technology and Innovation"
Joint Advice Note issued by the French national Academies of Agriculture, Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences, Technologies, and Veterinary sciences in regard to a recent publication by G.E. Séralini et al. on toxicity of a genetically modified organism (GMO)
Report of the French Académie des sciences - July 2014
Letter about European Union research policy
17 March 2014
Prizes of the French Académie des sciences
Joel LEBOWITZ, a man of science and peace, the award-winner of the 2014 Grande Médaille of the French Académie des sciences.
GENERALE DE SANTE FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2015 FOR RESEARCH IN CELL THERAPY AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE
The Générale de Santé Foundation awards the International Prize 2015 for Research in Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine. This prize rewards scientific excellence in the field of tissue regeneration.
FRANCE-TAIWAN SCIENTIFIC FOUNDATION PRIZE 2015
The Academie des sciences - Institut de France and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan award a Franco-Taiwanese Scientific Grand Prize every year to a team of French and Taiwanese researchers for their contribution to scientific research of interest to both regions. The laureates are expected to foster scientific exchange between the two regions, for example, by organizing conferences and symposia.