- PhD and Post doc positions in Trondheim, Norway
Application deadline 29. February 2012
- Genstat - free statistical software package
The GenStat Discovery Edition is a free version of GenStat developed by VSN International for use by not-for-profit research organisations, charities and educational institutes based in the developing world.
- R - free statistical software package
- Upcoming Meetings
Abstract submission is open for the next IMS Annual Meeting, the 8th World Congress in Probability and Statistics, which will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, from July 9 to 14, 2012. Registration will open soon. http://www.worldcong2012.org
- Financial support for costs of shipment of textbooks
IMU's Commission for Developing Countries, has launched a new support scheme where the shipment of textbooks to universities in less economically developed countries is supported. CDC offers limited financial support for shipment costs for individual scientists or institutions wishing to donate books in the mathematical sciences to libraries in developing countries. Libraries in universities/research institutions in developing countries can apply for receiving donated books. For more information: http://imuweb.mathunion.org/cdc/further-cdc-activities/library-assistance-scheme/ or contact the CDC Administrator in the IMU Secretariat in Berlin: email@example.com.
- The Simons Foundation announces the Africa Mathematics Project
The program is designed to enhance the mathematical capacity and productivity of recipient research groups. The project will focus on mathematicians and their graduate students at institutions of higher learning in sub-Saharan Africa. The Foundation will make competitive awards that, taken together, will total approximately 400,000 USD per year for each of the next10 years. More information: https://simonsfoundation.org/mps-africa-mathematics-project