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Call for Nominations for the Ramanujan Prize 2017

The Ramanujan Prize is awarded annually to a researcher from a developing country who is less than 45 years of age on 31 December of the
year of the award, and who has conducted outstanding research in a developing country.

The... (Full article)

23 Nov 16

George Boole 200: Boole2School

On the occasion of George Boole's bicentenary the University College Cork (UCC, Ireland) has created Boole2School with the objective to grow awareness among children and students of the impact of science in modern life, exemplified by the... (Full article)

28 Sep 15 Algebra, History of Mathematics, Logic and Foundations, Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science

ICERM Announces Academic Sponsorship Program

The Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) endeavors to support and broaden the relationship between mathematics and computation: specifically to expand the use of computational and experimental methods in... (Full article)

24 Feb 12

Centre de Recerca Matemàtica receives funding from the Simons Foundation

The Simons Foundation has chosen to approve funding to the CRM to establish a Simons Visiting Programme, aimed at enhancing the participation of senior researchers in the CRM Thematic Research Programmes.

3 Feb 14

EMS seeks nominations for EMS Lecturers, Distinguished Speakers, and EMS Weekends

The Meetings Committee of the EMS seeks:

1. Nominations for EMS Lecturers: An EMS Lecturer,
typically appointed once a year, is an honorary
post, bestowed on an internationally renowned researcher.
An EMS Lecturer is... (Full article)

18 Oct 10

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

ERC advanced grants announced. 17 grants to mathematicians

The European Research Council ERC awarded €680 million to 302 senior research leaders in 24 countries across Europe in the latest competition for its prestigious advanced grants. Among the grant holders are 17 mathematicians from 9 European... (Full article)

23 Jan 13

Awards from the German Mathematical Society

Gerd Faltings will be awarded the Cantor Medal of the German Mathematical Society (DMV) in September this year.

Jean-Pierre Bourguignon (who was the second President of the EMS) has been named honorary member of the DMV.

3 Feb 17

New EMS Monograph Award

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

10 Apr 12

Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2014 to George Lusztig

George Lusztig, the Abdun-Nur Professor of Mathematics at MIT (Cambridge, MA, USA) was awarded the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences for 2014. The Shaw Foundation cited Lusztig “for his fundamental contributions to algebra, algebraic geometry,... (Full article)

3 Jun 14

Pavel Exner new vice-president of the European Research Council ERC

The Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC) has confirmed the election of Professors Carl-Henrik Heldin and Pavel Exner as new ERC Vice Presidents. Their term of office runs until the end of the seventh Framework Programme for... (Full article)

14 Apr 11

LMS Minisymposium on Advanced Decomposition Methods for Partial Differential Equations

This workshop will take place from Monday 2 September to Wednesday 4 September at Kingston University. The objective of this minisymposium is to examine advanced decomposition methods with respect to discretisation for evolution equations with... (Full article)

12 Mar 13

Decease of Prof. K. S. Chandrasekharan

Komaravolu S. Chandrasekharan, professor at ETH Zurich, and a founding faculty member of School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), has passed away at age 96, on 13 April 2017. He is known for his work in number theory... (Full article)

6 May 17

IMU solicits nominations for IMU-prizes to be awarded in 2014

Nominations of candidates for the Fields Medal, the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize, the Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize, the Chern Medal Award, the Leelavati Prize, and the ICM Emmy Noether Lecture to be awarded at the International Congress of Mathematicians... (Full article)

31 May 12

First Stephen Smale Prize awarded to Snorre Christiansen

The first Stephen Smale Prize was awarded at the FoCM'11 meeting in Budapest on July 14th, 2011 to Prof. Snorre H. Christiansen, University of Oslo. Christiansen received the Smale prize for his pioneering work on the foundation of computational... (Full article)

1 Aug 11

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

José Luis Rubio de Francia Prize 2012 for young mathematicians

María Pe Pereira, visiting professor at Université de Lille, has been awarded the José Luis Rubio de Francia Prize for the year 2012. According to the jury statement supporting their decision: “María Pe Pereira (Burgos, 1981) has done some... (Full article)

30 May 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

Report on "Mathematics for Digital Science" published

As a result of an online consultation and a one-day workshop in Brussels on Mathematics for Digital Science, the European Commission's Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology has now published a report on the... (Full article)

16 Dec 14

Prize Ibni Oumar Mahamat Saleh: Call for nominations

The Prize "Ibni Oumar Mahamat Saleh" is awarded each year to a young mathematician from Central Africa or West Africa. Applications are evaluated by a scientific committee set up by ICPAM. The prize funds a scientific visit.
The 2011 call... (Full article)

4 Oct 11

Asian Mathematical Conference 2013 in Busan opts to work for a Mathematical Union in Asia

The Asian Mathematical Conference 2013 took place in Busan, Korea, from June 30, Sunday through July 4, Thursday, 2013. At the closing of the congress, a declaration was approved resolving to:
lay the ground for the formation of... (Full article)

19 Aug 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

William P. Thurston 1946 - 2012

William P. Thurston died August 21 at the age of 65. After many groundbreaking results in foliation theory, Thurston became a pioneer in the field of low-dimensional topology. Thurston's geometric ideas developed initially in connection with... (Full article)

23 Aug 12

Abel committee meeting and seminar in India

The Abel Committee is in the process of evaluating candidates for the 2012 Abel Prize.
The committee will meet in Mumbai, India 24-25 February 2012.
The committee members will give lectures at the Tata Institute of Fundamental... (Full article)

9 Jan 12

EU-MATHS-IN released

Press release: Mathematics has become a key enabling technology in all areas of science and technology. The development of new products or production processes today is dominated by the use of simulation and optimization methods, that, based on a... (Full article)

27 Nov 13