[FAM-news] Goedel Centenary: Young Scholars' Competition (fwd)

Walter Schachermayer by way of Andreas Schamanek schamane at fam.tuwien.ac.at
Fri Feb 10 10:16:32 CET 2006

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From: Walter Schachermayer
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Date: 	Thu, 9 Feb 2006 06:12:57 -0500
From: 	Ursula Gerber <Ursula.Gerber at mail.quantum.at>
To: 	director at esi.ac.at, secr at esi.ac.at

Werte Damen und Herren,

darf ich Sie bitten, in Ihrem Umfeld den beigefügten Wettbewerb, der im
Rahmen der Gödel-Konferenz veranstaltet wird, anzukündigen bzw. ggf.
selber daran teilzunehmen.

Er richtet sich an Studierende, die nach dem 1.1.1970 geboren wurden,
mit den Fachrichtungen Logik, Mathematik, Physik, Informatik, Theologie
und Philosophie.

Erster Preis: EUR 20.000,- zweiter und dritter Preis: je EUR 5.000,-

Submission Deadline: 24.2.2006

Für Rückfragen stehe ich gerne zur Verfügung!

Herzlichen Dank, Ursula Gerber

Inst. f. Experimentalphysik
Boltzmanngasse 5
1090 Wien
+43 1 4277-512 05

Young Scholars' Competition

The Kurt Gödel Centenary: Horizons of Truth organizers and sponsors
invite young scholars in logic, mathematics, physics, philosophy,
computer science and theology to submit project proposals for young
scholars' competition honoring Kurt Gödels hundredth birthday.

Web: http://www.logic.at/goedel2006/index.php?students

Project Proposal Description

Submitted project proposals should be strongly connected to the
scientific achievements including recent applications and/or life of
Kurt Gödel. The proposals can cover any of the following disciplines:
logic, mathematics, physics, computer science, theology or philosophy.

An interdisciplinary, international jury will carefully consider all
proposals, and will invite authors of the ten best submissions to the
Horizons of Truth Symposium to present their work. The travel and hotel
costs of each of the ten candidates will be paid by the organizers.

At the symposium, a fifteen minute time slot will be allocated to each
presentation. The presentations will take place at Josefinum on April
26, 2006 in the late afternoon (exact time to be announced here in due

Participation Criteria

In order to participate in this competition, you must be born on or
after January 1, 1970.

Required documents

1.    Project proposal
2.    Curriculum vitae
3.    List of references

Important note: Submissions should contain a description of the future
research project, its relation to the fields of research as mentioned
above, and to Kurt Gödel's life or work, and possible applications.
Including the list of references, and the CV it should not exceed six
(6) pages in PDF format.

The prize will facilitate the implementation of this particular project
or other scientific work. Prizes will be awarded without conditions or


Ten chosen projects will compete for three top prizes.

1st prize: 20 000 EUR
2nd and 3rd prize: 5000 EUR each

The prize ceremony will be held on Kurt Gödels birthday at the gala
dinner in the famous Belvedere Palace.


Submission deadline: Monday, 24. February 2006. 6 p.m. CET
Notifications: Monday, 15. March 2006.

Submission Modalitites

Only the electronic submissions using the EasyChair system on the
Conference's webpage will be accepted.

The modalities are available here

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