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The SCGP seeks Research Assistant Professors/Postdocs for Fall 2023

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics has openings for Research Assistant Professors (Postdocs) in the coming academic year. These are three-year, fixed term positions with an expected start date of September 1, 2023.  Stony Brook University’s Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is an endowed research organization devoted to furthering fundamental knowledge in geometry […]

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Celebrating Science In A Fractured Society: A Look Inside The Event

Celebrating Science In A Fractured Society took place at the Staller Center on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. With over 900 people in attendance, this panel discussion brought together pioneers in Physics and Astrophysics. A thought provoking conversation among the participants about education, society, and the future of science gave way for a wonderful evening.  The […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series Special Event: Celebrating Science in a Fractured Society

Science is one of the most powerful tools we have for meeting the grave challenges that humanity will face in the next decades. However, the recent worldwide increase in obscurantism, denialism, and anti-science movements is a matter of serious concern. They have already severely undermined efforts to address climate change, and the recent global COVID […]

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Dennis Sullivan Awarded the 2022 Abel Prize in Mathematics

Congratulations to Dennis Sullivan, a trustee of SCGP, and one of the SCGP’s founding visionaries, on receiving the Abel Prize in mathematics!The Abel Prize in mathematics recognises pioneering scientific achievements in mathematics, and the 2022 Abel Prize in mathematics is awarded to Dennis Parnell Sullivan “for his groundbreaking contributions to topology in its broadest sense, and in particular […]

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Deputy Director, Samuel Grushevsky, named Fellows of the American Mathematical Society

The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is honored to announce that our own Deputy Director, Samuel Grushevsky, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, class […]

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