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Call for satellite conferences for ICIAM 2019

The organizers of ICIAM2019-Valencia Congress are pleased to launch the call for satellite meetings. A satellite meeting takes place within a few weeks of ICIAM 2019 on a... (Full article)

11 Feb 18

Institut Mittag-Leffler - Call for proposals

Institut Mittag-Leffler issues a Call for proposals for programs in the mathematical sciences for the academic year 2015/16.
The deadline to submit proposals is 4 February 2013.
Further information:... (Full article)

14 Sep 12

European Commission releases Horizon 2020

The European Commission has released a proposal for the new Framework Programme for Research and Innovation - Horizon 2020.

30 Nov 11

Call for nominations for the ICIAM Prizes 2019

The ICIAM Prize Committee for 2019 calls for nominations for the five ICIAM Prizes to be awarded in 2019 (the Collatz Prize, the Lagrange Prize, the Maxwell Prize, the Pioneer Prize and the Su Buchin Prize). ICIAM... (Full article)

25 Jan 17

Lectures of the 14th meeting of EWM available

The lectures from the 14th general meeting of the European Women in Mathematics, which took place in Novi Sad, Serbia, August 25-28, 2009, have been posted on the EMS web site. In particular, the talks by the 2009 EMS Lecturer... (Full article)

21 Jan 10

MPE2013 moves into Mathematics of Planet Earth

On January 1, 2014, the international project “Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013” (MPE2013) will continue as “Mathematics of Planet Earth” (MPE). The objectives remain unchanged – identify fundamental research questions about Planet Earth and... (Full article)

11 Dec 13

The 2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists

ICIAM is part of an international study about the Gender Gap in Science, mainly funded by ICSU (International Council for Science), and managed by IMU (International Mathematical Union). This global survey is now open online. We encourage... (Full article)

2 May 18

Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 to be launched on December 7

More than 100 academic institutions and scholarly societies have joined in a major world-wide initiative: Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE) 2013. This year-long effort will highlight the contributions made by mathematics in tackling global... (Full article)

6 Dec 12

Differential Geometry Days. In honour of Luis A. Cordero (Santiago de Compostela, Spain, June 27-29, 2012)

Luis A. Cordero has been Full Prof. of Geometry and Topology since 1976 at La Laguna Univ. and at Santiago de Compostela Univ. (USC, Spain) since 1979. The Institute of Math. of the USC in colaboration with Basque Country Univ. (UPV/EHU, Spain)... (Full article)

4 Feb 12

ICM2018 Open Arms Program

For the ICM 2018 in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) the organizers have announced the ICM2018 Open Arms Program that will grant 550 travel awards, 200 of which to mathematicians working in countries in Latin America other than Brazil.

The program... (Full article)

23 Mar 17

Balzan Prize for Mathematics goes to Jacob Palis

One million Swiss Francs (around EUR 760.000, USD 980.000, GBP 640.000) for Mathematics (pure or applied). Half of the amount must be destined by the winner to research projects.

Milan, 6 September 2010 - The names of the 2010 Balzan... (Full article)

6 Sep 10

Rolf Schock Prize 2014 to Yitang Zhang

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Rolf Schock Prize 2014 in the field of mathematics, amounting to 600.000 SEK (almost 70.000 €), to Professor YITANG ZHANG, University of New Hampshire, USA, “for his spectacular... (Full article)

19 Feb 14

Nominations for next President of the European Research Council solicited

The independent search committee set up by the European Commission for the selection of the future President of the European Research Council (ERC) is consulting the scientific community on potential candidates. The ERC President will chair the... (Full article)

4 Feb 13

ISE conference: Strengthening the European Research Area

The Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) organizes a conference under this title in Barcelona on 3rd - 4th May 2012. ISE proposes a forum for representatives from the European Parliament, the European Commission, member states and stakeholders... (Full article)

19 Mar 12

Sir Andrew Wiles awarded Copley Medal by Royal Society

Sir Andrew Wiles has been awarded the Royal Society's Copley Medal, the world’s oldest scientific prize, "for proving Fermat's Last Theorem, a major mathematical breakthrough of the 20th century."

23 Jun 17

Michael Aschbacher is being awarded The Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics

The Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics 2011 is being awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to Michael Aschbacher “for his fundamental contributions to one of the largest mathematical projects ever, the classification of finite simple... (Full article)

21 Mar 11

New Poincaré Chair at Institut Henri Poincaré (IHP)

The IHP at Paris has started a new program called Poincaré chair, financed for the next five years by funds from the Clay Mathematics Institute that had been reserved for the solution of the Poincaré conjecture. The initiative will allow to... (Full article)

2 Apr 13

Ricardo Cortez Awarded Blackwell-Tapia Prize

The National Blackwell-Tapia Committee recently announced Ricardo Cortez, Tulane University's Pendergraft William Larkin Duren Professor of Mathematics, was awarded the 2012 Blackwell-Tapia Prize. The prize recognizes a mathematical scientist who... (Full article)

17 May 12

Open calls for CIMPA programs

Support for training in research. This program consists on the organisation of series of research-level courses in mathematics within the geographic areas of activities of CIMPA (Africa, central and south America, Asia). Every year, two calls for... (Full article)
17 Oct 17

Professor Manfredo P. Do Carmo appointed as Dr. honoris causa

The University of Murcia, Spain, yesterday approved the appointment of Professor Manfredo P. Do Carmo (... (Full article)

16 Jun 11

NSF seizes funding IMA and MBI

It appears that the NSF-funded Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA) at the University of Minnesota will be closing its doors within a couple of years, and its sister institute,... (Full article)

30 Jan 15

1st Heidelberg Laureate Forum with many top mathematicians and Computer Scientists

38 Abel, Fields and Turing Laureates confirmed their attendance at the 1st Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF), which will take place from September 22 until 27, 2013. The laureates will meet 200 of the most talented young researchers in the fields... (Full article)

19 Jun 13

D. Pérez García awarded Prize Miguel Catalán 2017

David Pérez García (Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain) has been awarded the Prize “Miguel Catalán 2017”, in the area of Sience, in recognition for his contributions in the area of quantum technologies.... (Full article)

4 Dec 17

6ECM opened. Prizes awarded.

At the opening ceremony of the 6th European Congress of Mathematics in Krakow, 12 prizes have been awarded:
- 10 EMS-prizes for young mathematicians (under the age of 35);
- the Felix Klein Prize for an ouststanding solution of a... (Full article)

2 Jul 12

Albrecht Dold 1928 - 2011

Albrecht Dold, one of the pioneers in Algebraic Topology, passed away on September 26, 2011.
More information: ,... (Full article)

29 Sep 11