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Charter of expertise by the Académie des sciences
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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 [...]

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Election of the President and the Vice-President for 2015-2016
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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.

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On November 18 2014, election of 10 new Members

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Prizes of the French Académie des sciences

Joël LEBOWITZ, The "Grande Médaille" 2014

Joel LEBOWITZ, a man of science and peace, the award-winner of the 2014 Grande Médaille of the French Académie des sciences.

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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.

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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.

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The Académie des sciences is one of the five Académies that together constitute the Institut de France - Legal provisions - INTRANET - [ Updated 21.04.2015 ]
copyright Illustration Image de microscopie électronique à balayage de nanotubes de carbone (NTC) synthétisés par la méthode dite par CCVD (Catalytic Chemical Vapor Deposition) sur un substrat d'alumine texturée dopée au fer préparée par la technique de templated grain growth (TGG). Les NTC sont orientés le long des marches cristallines du substrat. Applications potentielles à long terme, en recherche fondamentale, dans le domaine des nanodispositifs. L'échelle donnée par le nanotube est de l'ordre d'un micromètre.
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