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Science Europe appoints members of its Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee

Science Europe, the new association of European Research Funding and Research Performing Organizations based in Bruxelles, has appointed six scientific committees. The Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee will be chaired by... (Full article)

14 May 13

CRM invites young researchers from developing countries

The DevMath-CRM Program (Supporting Maths in Developing World) aims to support mathematical research in developing countries. In the frame of this program, the CRM will host, for stays ranging between 1 and 3 months, young researchers wishing to... (Full article)

6 Jun 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

Rating of mathematical journal by expert mathematicians?

A working group formed jointly by the IMU and ICIAM has put forward a report with suggestions on how to counteract negative aspects of assessment of mathematical research by bibliometric data alone. The group has considered how the IMU and ICIAM... (Full article)

9 Aug 11

EMS Monograph Award: Call for submissions closed

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary the EMS Publishing House is pleased to announce the EMS Monograph Award. It is awarded every two years to the author(s) of a monograph in any area of mathematics that is judged by the selection committee to... (Full article)

2 Oct 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

Stefan Dodunekov 1945-2012

Professor Stefan Dodunekov passed away on August 5.
Dodunekov, a specialist in coding theory, was the president of the Union of Bulgarian mathematicians and the director of the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at the Bulgarian... (Full article)

7 Aug 12

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

ICIAM 2015: Invited speakers

Twenty seven speakers were selected by the Scientific Programme Committee of ICIAM (International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) 2015 and then approved by an ICIAM board meeting in Beijing. Besides invited speakers, ICIAM 2015 (... (Full article)

15 Nov 13

Budget for Horizon 2020: ISE launches a petition

The next summit of the EU heads of states and governments (22.11-23.11) will determine the EU research budget for the next seven years. The Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) urges scientists and politicians all over Europe to act in order to... (Full article)

24 Oct 12

Polish president Bronislaw Komorowski honorary patron of the 6ECM

Mr. Bronislaw Komorowski, the President of Poland, has graciously agreed to become the honorary patron of the 6ECM.
In a letter to the organisers, his Chief of Staff wrote that this fact reflected the President's appreciation of the... (Full article)

9 Jan 12

Prof. Andrzej Pelczar died on May 18, 2010

We regret to inform you that Prof. Andrzej Pelczar died on May 18, 2010. Prof. Pelczar was a strong proponent of European mathematics, serving as member of the Executive Committee and Vice President of the European Mathematical Society. He was... (Full article)

19 May 10

Gerd Faltings awarded King Faisal Prize

Gerd Faltings, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn and Professor at the University of Bonn, was awarded the 2014 King Faisal International Prize for Science for his groundbreaking contributions to algebraic geometry and... (Full article)

21 Jan 14

EMS-IML summer Summer School 2013 on Bellman function techniques

The EMS and the Institute Mittag-Leffler at Djursholm/Stockholm, Sweden, announce a Summer School under the title "The Bellman function technique in harmonic analysis" to be held at IML in the week July 8-12, 2013.
Information, application... (Full article)

7 Jan 13

29th European meeting of Statisticians, Budapest 2013

The European Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability, the community of Hungarian statisticians and probabilists and the organisers cordially invite their colleagues to participate in the 29th... (Full article)

26 Feb 12

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

Institut Mittag-Leffler invites applications for conferences/workshops/summer schools

Institut Mittag-Leffler invites the submission of proposals for a one week mathematical conference, workshop, or summer school during the summer 2015 June 1- July17). Deadline: 20 July 2014. Information:... (Full article)

4 Apr 14

In the pipeline: Springer Book Archives

The Springer Book Archives (SBA) project is an effort to breathe new life into older books published between 1842 and 2005 by making them available electronically and, if appropriate, in print. Authors will have free access to their electronic... (Full article)

8 Feb 13

Newton Institute calls for proposals

The Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Cambridge, UK, invites proposals for research programmes in all areas of the mathematical sciences and their applications. The Scientific Steering Committee usually meets twice each year to... (Full article)

12 Apr 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

2016 Hermann Weyl Prize

The 2016 Hermann Weyl Prize has been awarded to Vasily Pestun of Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (France) for his groundbreaking results in the study of supersymmetric gauge theories, such as his ingenious computation of partition... (Full article)

19 Feb 16 Lie Theory and Generalizations, Mathematical Physics

News from the ICIAM council

Two important decisions were taken at the council of ICIAM (International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) in Beijing (China) on May 11:
Maria J. Esteban has been chosen as new President-Elect. Among a number of other... (Full article)

14 May 13

Jean-Louis Loday 1946-2012

Jean-Louis Loday died as a consequence of an accident on June 6 atSables d'Olonne. Jean-Louis Loday was research director at the department of mathematics at Strasbourg; he was a specialist in algebraic topology. Jean-Louis Loday has spent his... (Full article)

8 Jun 12

Decease of Prof. Maryam Mirzakhani

Professor Maryam Mirzakhani, Stanford University, US, passed away on 14th of July, 2017, at the age of 40. She has been the first woman and the first iranian mathematician to receive the Fields Medal, awarded in 2014.

15 Jul 17

IMS announces 18 new fellows, among them EMS-president Marta Sanz-Solé

The Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected 18 new fellows named at the Joint Statistical Meetings/IMS Annual Meeting in Miami, Florida, USA: http://bulletin.imstat... (Full article)

10 Aug 11