American Mathematical Society, AMS Prizes and Awards

Program ID: Prizes-BERTRAND [#951]
Program Title: Bertrand Russell Prize
Program Type: Prize or award
Program Location: Providence, Rhode Island 02904, United States [map]
Application Deadline: 2020/06/30help popup* (posted 2020/03/01, updated 2020/02/13, listed until 2020/08/13)
Program Description:    

About this Prize

The Bertrand Russell Prize honors research or service contributions of mathematicians or related professionals to promoting good in the world and recognizes the various ways that mathematics furthers human values.

The Bertrand Russell Prize of the AMS was established in 2016 by Thomas Hales. The prize looks beyond the confines of the profession to research or service contributions of mathematicians or related professionals to promoting good in the world. It recognizes the various ways that mathematics furthers fundamental human values. Mathematical contributions that further world health, our understanding of climate change, digital privacy, or education in developing countries, are some examples of the type of work that might be considered for the prize.

The current prize amount is $5000, awarded every three years.

Requirements

Suggested citation up to 50 words

Letter of nomination describing the candidate's accomplishments and why he or she should be selected for the award.

CV of the nominee.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your nomination:
And anything else requested in the program description.

Further Info:
www.ams.org/russell-prize
 
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