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The Clay Mathematics Institute

Call for Fellowship Nominations

Clay Research Fellows are selected for their research achievements and their potential to become leaders in research mathematics. They are appointed for up to five years and can hold their fellowships anywhere in the world, subject to immigration and employment constraints.  All are recent PhDs. The fellowships provide a generous salary, research support and the freedom to do research unhampered by other commitements.

Closing date for nominations: November 16.


Millennium Problems

In 1904 the French mathematician Henri Poincaré asked if the three dimensional sphere is characterized as the unique simply connected three manifold. This question, the Poincaré conjecture, was a special case of Thurston's geometrization conjecture. Perelman's proof tells us that every three manifold is built from a set of standard pieces, each with one of eight well-understood geometries.


The 2017 Clay Research Conference took place in Oxford on Wednesday 27 September.  The speakers were Larry Guth, Ovidiu Savin, Bertrand Toën, and Tamar Ziegler.  During the conference,...
Former Clay Research Fellow Jack Thorne has been awarded a Whitehead Prize by the London Mathematical Society in recongnition of his contributions to number theory, and in particular to the...