A Clay Research Award is made to Søren Galatius (Copenhagen) and Oscar Randal-Williams (Cambridge) for their profound contributions to the understanding of high dimensional manifolds and their diffeomorphism groups; they have transformed and reinvigorated the subject.
The Clay Research Conference is returning to the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, with an in-person event on 28 September 2022. The plenary speakers will be Bhargav Bhatt, Igor Rodnianski, and Jacob Tsimerman.
The winner of the 2021 Clay Research Award is Bhargav Bhatt from the University of Michigan. The award recognises his groundbreaking achievements in commutative algebra, arithmetic algebraic geometry, and topology in the p-adic setting.