École nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne

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École nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne (Mines Saint-Etienne)
Established 1816
Type Grandes Ecoles
Location Saint-Étienne, France
Campus Urban
Affiliations Institut Mines-Télécom (Mines Télécom Institut of Technology), Conférence des Grandes Ecoles
Website www.mines-stetienne.fr

The Ecole nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne (Mines Saint-Etienne) (ENSMSE) is one of the French generalist engineering schools Grandes Ecoles.

The Ecole nationale supérieure des mines of Saint Etienne is one of the French "Grandes Ecoles" training engineers and to carrying out research to meet the needs of industry. Its function is to support the development of its students and of companies through a range of courses and fields of research, from the initial training of generalist engineers ingénieurs civils des mines, to PhD teaching; from material sciences to micro-electronics via process engineering, the environment, civil engineering, finance, computer science and health engineering.

History[edit]

The school was founded in 1816 by a decision of Louis XVIII (2 August 1816).

Admission for French students[edit]

For French nationals, admission to Civil Engineer of Mines is decided after competitive examination at the end of preparatory classes, a highly selective system.

Famous alumni[edit]

The puRkwa Prize[edit]

The puRkwa Prize is an "international prize for the scientific literacy of the children of the planet" awarded annually by the école nationale supérieure des mines of Saint Etienne and the French Academy of Sciences. The prize is awarded to pioneers in the innovation of general science education in school curricula for children less than 16 years of age. It was launched in 2004 at the initiative of Robert Germinet, the director of the école nationale supérieure des mines of Saint Etienne, and comes with an €80,000 monetary award.[1]

Year Recipient Institution(s) Nationality Cited work References
2005 Maricio Duque University of the Andes Colombia Pequeños Científicos [2]
Michael Klentchy El Centro School District United States Valle Imperial Project in Science
2006 Yu Wei Southeast University People's Republic of China Zuo zhong xue [3]
Karen Worth Education Development Center
Wheelock College
United States K-12 Science Curriculum Dissemination Center
2007 Jorge Eduardo Allende University of Santiago, Chile Chile Educación en Ciencias Basada en la Indagación [4]
Stevan Jokic Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences Serbia and Montenegro Ruka u testu
2008 Guillermo Fernández de la Garza National Autonomous University of Mexico
United States – Mexico Foundation for Science
Mexico Sistema de Enseñanza Vivencial e Indagatoria de la Ciencia [5]
Wynne Harlen University of Bristol United Kingdom Research in science education
2009 Sally Goetz Shuler National Science Resources Center United States Institutional award [6]
David Jasmin La main à la pâte France Institutional award

Other schools of Mines in France[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fondation de l'École nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne (2007). Le Prix puRkwa: Prix international pour l’alphabétisation scientifique des enfants de la planète [The puRkwa Prize: International prize for the scientific literacy of the children of the planet] (PDF) (Brochure) (in French, English, Spanish). Saint-Étienne, France. Archived from the original on 2010-09-01. Retrieved 2010-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Le Prix puRkwa: Prix international pour l’alphabétisation scientifique des enfants de la planète" [The puRkwa Prize: International prize for the scientific literacy of the children of the planet] (PDF) (Press release) (in French). l'École nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne. 2004. Archived from the original on 2010-09-01. Retrieved 2010-09-01. 
  3. ^ "Communiqué de presse" [Press release] (PDF) (Press release) (in French). l'École nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne. 2006-03-17. Archived from the original on 2010-09-01. Retrieved 2010-09-01. 
  4. ^ "Le Prix puRkwa Lauréats 2007" [The puRkwa Prize 2007 Award Winners] (PDF) (Press release) (in French). l'École nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne. 2007. Archived from the original on 2010-09-01. Retrieved 2010-09-01. 
  5. ^ "Lauréats 2008" [2008 Award Winners]. Le Prix puRkwa (in French). l'École nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne. Archived from the original on 2010-09-01. Retrieved 2010-09-01. 
  6. ^ "Communiqué de presse" [Press release] (PDF) (Press release) (in French). l'École nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne. 2010-03-24. Archived from the original on 2010-09-01. Retrieved 2010-09-01. 

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 45°25′40″N 4°24′14″E / 45.42778°N 4.40389°E / 45.42778; 4.40389