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XVI Jacques-Louis Lions Spanish-French School on Numerical Simulation in Physics and Engineering, Spain, Sep 2014

The Spanish Society of Applied Mathematics (SEMA), in cooperation with the Society of Applied and Industrial Mathematics (SMAI), is pleased to announce the

XVI Jacques-Louis Lions Spanish-French School on Numerical Simulation in Physics... (Full article)

23 Jan 14

EMS-DMF Joint Mathematical Weekend, Aarhus(Denmark), April 5-7

At the occasion of the 140th anniversary of the Danish Mathematical Society (DMF), the EMS and the DMF invite mathematicians to participate in a Joint Mathematical Weekend at Aarhus University from Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April 7.
The... (Full article)

17 Jan 13

1st Joint Conference of the Belgian, Royal Spanish and Luxembourg Mathematical Societies

The Joint meeting of the Belgian, Royal Spanish and Luxembourg mathematical societies will take place at the University of Liege, Belgium, from June 6 to June 8. It will gather mathematicians around 7 plenary speakers and in 8 special sessions (... (Full article)

2 Mar 12

EMS President on Trump's Executive Order

"The European Mathematical Society is closely following the activities of our American colleagues in response to the Executive Order signed by US President Donald Trump, temporarily suspending travel to the US from seven countries. I support... (Full article)

31 Jan 17

Funding crisis for scientific institutions in Bulgaria

Bulgarian science is mainly concentrated at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and at Sofia University. The government has announced that it plans to transfer many of the institutes of the academy to other institutions and, at the same time, to... (Full article)

1 Feb 11

Abel Prize: Award Ceremony and Abel Lectures

The Abel prize 2014 will be awarded to Yakov Sinai, Princeton University and Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, in Oslo on May, 20. The Abel prize festivities start with a wreath laying at the Abel monument on May, 19 and end with a... (Full article)

13 May 14

Call for bids to host the International Day of Mathematics website

The IMU is leading the project to declare an International Day of Mathematics (IDM) on March 14 ("Pi Day"). If UNESCO decides to proclaim the IDM, the first celebration is expected to be on March 14 in 2020. Now the IMU is inviting bids to host... (Full article)

12 Oct 18

Robert Phelps 1926-2013

Robert Ralph Phelps, an American mathematician who was known for his outstanding contributions to analysis, particularly to functional analysis and measure theory, passed away on January 4. He had been a professor of mathematics at the University... (Full article)

25 Feb 13

Decease of Prof. Cathleen Morawetz

Cathleen Synge Morawetz, professor emerita at New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, US, passed away on 8th of August 2017, at the age of 94. She was the second woman to serve as president of the AMS (1995-1996) and the... (Full article)

17 Aug 17

European Latsis Prize 2012 - Invitation to Nominate Candidates

The European Science Foundation (ESF) invites nominations for the European Latsis Prize 2012. The Prize, of a value of 100 000 Swiss Francs, is awarded each year by the Latsis Foundation through the ESF to a scientist or research group in... (Full article)

12 Apr 12

March for Science

The March for Science is the first step of a global movement to defend the vital role science plays in our health, safety, economies, and governments. There will be local marchs on cities around the globe on April 22, 2017.

19 Apr 17

Geometry Section at VU Amsterdam soon to be closed down?

A committee at VU Amsterdam has put forward a proposal to close the Geometry Section, which consists of six tenured positions and focuses on algebraic K theory, algebraic topology, and general/geometric topology. This proposal has received the... (Full article)

28 Apr 11

San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment posted

Scientists, journal editors and publishers, scholarly societies, and research funders across many scientific disciplines have posted an international declaration calling on the world scientific community to eliminate the dominant role of the... (Full article)

24 May 13

ECMTB 2018 - Minisymposium Application Deadline Extended to 30 Nov 2017

Due to many requests for an extension of the deadline, the ECMTB 2018 organizers have agreed to extend the deadline for Minisymposium Application. You are welcome to submit your application by following the... (Full article)

14 Nov 17

Alan Turing centenary

June 23, 2012, is the Centenary of Alan Turing’s birth in London. During his relatively brief life, Turing made a unique impact on the history of computing, computer science, artificial intelligence, developmental biology, and the mathematical... (Full article)

21 Jun 12

Guardian article accuses academic publishers for outrageous pricing policy

Here is a link to the article Academic publishers make Murdoch look like a socialist.

2 Sep 11

EMS paper on Open access

The Publications Committee of the EMS has drafted a report that analyzes the rapidly changing publication patterns, in particular various options of Open Access and makes recommendations to mathematicians, publishers, libraries and the public... (Full article)

5 Dec 14

Network of International Mathematical Centers founded

At a meeting in Paris on June 1, 2013, four international mathematical centers agreed to cooperate. The starting member institutions of NIM consist of the Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences in Lahore (Pakistan), the Centro de... (Full article)

19 Aug 13

Chang and Atiyah to give the Noether and Abel Lectures at ICM 2018

The 2018 ICM Noether Lecturer is Sun-Yung Alice Chang, Princeton University, for her leading contributions to harmonic analysis, geometric analysis, differential geometry and partial differential equations.

The 2018 ICM Abel Lecturer is... (Full article)

17 Dec 17

Henri Poincaré Prize awarded at ICMP 2012

At the International Congress on Mathematical Physics held in Aalborg, Denmark in the week August 6 - 11, 2012, a Henri Poincaré Prize was awarded to Nalini Anantharaman, Freeman Dyson, Sylvia Serfaty, and to Barry Simon.
Further prizes:... (Full article)

14 Aug 12

International exhibition on Jewish Mathematicians in German-Speaking Academic Culture to open in Israel

The exhibition "Transcending Tradition" explores the working lives and activities of Jewish mathematicians in German-speaking countries during the period between the legal and political emancipation of the Jews in the 19th century and their... (Full article)

17 Oct 11

European parliament approves Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020, the EU's €70.2 billion framework programme for research and innovation in 2014-2020, was approved by MEPs on Thursday. Parliament amended it to improve support for small firms, attract more people into science and more scientists to... (Full article)

21 Nov 13

Stephen Hawking passed away

Stephen William Hawking, Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology of the University of Cambridge, died on 14 March 2018, at the age of 76. He worked on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of general relativity... (Full article)

14 Mar 18

EMS Code of Practice approved

At its October meeting in Helsinki, the executive committee of the EMS approved the Code of Practice that is the result of year-long efforts of the Ethics Committee of the society. The document lists strong recommendations to authors of... (Full article)

7 Nov 12

Philibert Nang from Gabon wins the Ramanujan Prize

Professor Philibert Nang (44), École Normale Supérieure, Laboratoire de Recherche en Mathématiques, Libreville, Gabon, has been named the winner of the 2011 Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries.
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17 Jan 12

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