Tania CASTRO

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Apr 26 2018

Women in Tech Initiative @ University of California honored Women’s History Month

Established by the US Congress more than 30 years ago, National Women’s History Month is celebrated in March. This year’s theme, “Nevertheless, She Persisted,” honors women who have fought discrimination and advocated for equality in civil rights, reproductive rights, labor rights and wherever women’s contributions have been hindered or gone unrecognized. Take the tech industry: …

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Apr 26 2018

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action: Call for Individual Fellowships is open until September 12!

Are you a promising researcher looking for an experience working at Inria in France? The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action Individual Fellowship (MSCA-IF) may be just right for you. Individual Fellowships(IF) offer the opportunity to post-doctoral researchers (at any stage in their career) to secure their own funding to support their research and career development. Fellowships are intended to …

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Apr 26 2018

European Research Council (ERC): the call for Advanced Grants is open until August 30th!

  The ERC supports excellent investigator-driven frontier research projects without predetermined research priorities. Scientific excellence is the sole evaluation criterion. Interested in Inria for hosting your ERC project? We will provide you individual advice and support throughout the process! Contact: contact-erc@inria.fr   ERC ADVANCED GRANTS for established research leaders with a recognized track record of …

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Apr 24 2018

Focus on a joint research project: GeomStats

GeomStats (Since 2015)  Geometric Statistics in Computational Anatomy: Non-linear Subspace Learning Beyond the Riemannian Structure Principal Investigators:  Xavier Pennec, EPIONE project team (formerly ASCLEPIOS), Inria Sophia Antipolis research center Susan Holmes, Stanford University, Department of Statistics Research objectives: The scientific goal of the associated team is to develop the field of geometric statistics with key applications in computational anatomy, an …

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Apr 18 2018

Interview: Xavier Pennec, Inria researcher and co-leader of the GeomStats Inria@SiliconValley associate team, receives an ERC Advanced Grant.

Xavier Pennec, Inria research director at the Sophia Antipolis – Méditerranée centre in the EPIONE team, has just received the European Research Council (ERC) grant in the Advanced category for the G-Statistics project “Foundations of Geometric Statistics and Their Application in the Life Sciences”.  ERC Advanced Grants are awarded under the “Excellent Science” pillar of …

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Apr 17 2018

Inria International Chairs Call for applications 2019: deadline is September 30th

Inria is hiring experienced researchers for long visits – 12 months along over a five-year period. Come to develop or strengthen collaborations in your expertise fields/areas with Inria project-teams. You are welcome to check the application conditions. Deadline for submission is September 30th, 2018.    Application Conditions Have your main professional activity outside France, Commit …

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Mar 22 2018

Interview: NETVA 2017 laureate Gilles Fedak, CEO of iExec, presents his start-up

Created in 2010 by the Office for Science and Technology at the French Embassy in the United States, NETVA (New Technology Venture Accelerator) is a mentoring program tailored for young, innovative French companies hoping to discover or better understand the inner-workings of the North American high-tech market. For the 3rd consecutive year Inria partners with the program: the deadline for “made-in Inria” …

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Mar 21 2018

Interview: NETVA 2017 laureate Arnaud Laprévote, CEO of Lybero.net presents his start-up

Created in 2010 by the Office for Science and Technology at the French Embassy in the United States, NETVA (New Technology Venture Accelerator) is a mentoring program tailored for young, innovative French companies hoping to discover or better understand the inner-workings of the North American high-tech market. For the 3rd consecutive year Inria partners with the program: the deadline for “made-in Inria” …

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Mar 21 2018

March 8th: 41st International Women’s Rights Day – Inria highlights its commitment for public communication without gender stereotypes

To end gender discrimination, let’s start with language! A public science and technology institution, Inria has – even more so than the other French public scientific and technological institutes (EPSTs) – a lower proportion of women among its staff than in civil society, with regard to both scientists and the research support personnel. This proportion …

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Mar 19 2018

Inria@SiliconValley Post-Doctoral Fellowships Opportunity – New deadline: May 11th, 2018

In 2018, Inria offers 2 Post-Doc fellowships in the framework of the Inria@SiliconValley program. Extended deadline for application is May 11th, 2018 (initially April 30th). Postdoctoral grants are allocated to support existing associate teams as well as collaborations between Inria and California teams. Candidates interested in the projects currently supported by the Inria@SiliconValley program or projects under preparation for this …

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