## current news: PhD grants, Genova and Osnabrück April 19th, 2016 (no responses)

Aldo Conca writes:

The department of Mathematics of the University of Genova is offering 7 three-year PhD grants for positions starting from November 1, 2016. The topics include:

1) Algebraic Geometry (Claudio Bartocci, Mauro Beltrametti, Matteo Penegini).

2) Algebraic number theory (Stefano Vigni)

3) Commutative Algebra (Aldo Conca, Emanuela De Negri, Maria Evelina Rossi, Matteo Varbaro)

Application deadline: June 10, 2016.

Please forward this to any potential applicant.

For further information and application procedure, see:

http://www.dima.unige.it/didattica/dottorato/

or contactProf. Pinamonti (pinamont@dima.unige.it)

Prof. Vigni (vigni@dima.unige.it)

Anna Siri (siri@dima.unige.it).

Meanwhile, Tim Römer writes:

The DFG Research Training Group “Combinatorial Structures in Geometry” at the University of Osnabrück offers 7 positions for PhD students and 1 postdoctoral position starting from October 1st, 2016 especially in the areas commutative algebra, combinatorial optimization, harmonic analysis, homotopy theory, K-theory, and stochastic geometry.

For further details see: http://www.uni-osnabrueck.de/universitaet/arbeiten_an_der_universitaet/stellenausschreibung/59_fb_6_positions_for_phd_postdoctoral_position.html

### upcoming conferences

- May 16th, 2016: Intro to Alg Geom, Salt Lake City
- May 23rd, 2016: Macaulay2 Workshop, Warwick, UK
- June 13th, 2016: Bressanone/Brixen
- June 22nd, 2016: EACA 2016, Logroño (Spain)
- July 1st, 2016: Fields Inst. semester in Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry
- July 3rd, 2016: Rings and Polynomials, Graz
- July 7th, 2016: Commutative Algebra and Its Interactions with Algebraic Geometry (in honor of Craig Huneke’s Birthday), Michigan
- July 18th, 2016: Higher dimensional algebraic geometry, Utah
- July 25th, 2016: PIMS 2016, Vancouver
- August 1st, 2016: Computational Algebra, Algebraic Geometry and Applications (in honor of Alicia Dickenstein), Buenos Aires
- August 8th, 2016: Combinatorial Structures in Geometry, Osnabrück
- August 10th, 2016: ICRA 2016, Syracuse
- August 17th, 2016: Multigraded Algebra, Moieciu de Sus, Romania
- August 26th, 2016: In Honour of Bokut and Jain, Turkey
- September 12th, 2016: Higher Dimensional Algebraic Geometry and Characteristic P, CIRM
- November 12th, 2016: AMS Fall Sectional, North Carolina State
- March 10th, 2017: AMS Charleston SC
- September 23rd, 2017: AMS Sectional, Orlando

### recent conferences

- May 23rd, 2016: Macaulay2 Workshop, Warwick, UK
- May 16th, 2016: Midwest Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Conference: A Meeting in Honor of Juan Migliore
- May 16th, 2016: Intro to Alg Geom, Salt Lake City
- May 14th, 2016: Graduate Student Conference in Algebra, Geometry, and Topology
- May 13th, 2016: HoMAS 2016, Georgia Southern
- May 7th, 2016: Macaulay2 Utah 2016
- May 6th, 2016: Normaliz Workshop 2016, Osnabrück
- April 23rd, 2016: KUMUNUjr 2016
- April 16th, 2016: AMS Spring Central Sectional, Fargo
- April 9th, 2016: Spring Western Sectional Meeting, Utah