EMS Prizes

Call for Nominations of Candidates for Ten EMS Prizes

Principal Guidelines

Any European mathematician who has not reached his/her 35th birthday
on 30 June 2012, and who has not previously received the prize, is
eligible for an EMS Prize at 6ecm. Up to 10 prizes will be
awarded. The maximum age may be increased by up to three years in
the case of an individual with a broken career pattern.
Mathematicians are defined to be European if they are of European
nationality or their normal place of work is within Europe. Europe
is defined to be the union of any country or part of a country which
is geographically within Europe or that has a corporate member of
the EMS based in that country. Prizes are to be awarded for work
accepted for publication before 31 October 2011.

Nominations for the Award

The Prize Committee is responsible for the evaluation
of nominations. Nominations can be made by anyone, including members
of the Prize Committee and candidates themselves. It is the
responsibility of the nominator to provide all relevant information
to the Prize Committee, including a résumé and documentation. The
nomination for each award must be accompanied by a written
justification and a citation of about 100 words that can be read at
the award ceremony. The prizes cannot be shared.

Description of the Award

The award comprises a certificate including the citation and a cash
prize of 5000 Euro.

Award Presentation

The prizes will be presented at the Sixth European Congress of
Mathematics by the President of the European Mathematical Society.
The recipients will be invited to present their work at the
congress.

Prize Fund

The money for the Prize Fund is offered by the Foundation Compositio
Mathematica.

Deadline for Submission

Nominations for the prize must reach the chairman of the Prize
Committee at the following address, not later than 1 November 2011:

Professor Frances Kirwan FRS
Balliol College, Oxford OX1 3BJ, UK
kirwan@maths.ox.ac.uk