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Dutch Mathematician Ieke Moerdjik wins the Spinoza Prize

Ieke Moerdijk, professor of Algebra and Topology at Radboud University Nijmegen, has won the Spinoza Prize, the highest award in science in the Netherlands. The award consists in the amount of 2.5 million euros intended to fund research and is... (Full article)

30 Jun 12

Nouzha El Yacoubi elected new president of AMU

Nouzha El Yacoubi, professor at the Faculty of Sciences of Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco, has been elected president of the African Mathematical Union (AMU), for the period 2017-2021. She is the first woman in this position.

31 Jan 18

The First Clay Award for Dissemination of Mathematical Knowledge

We congratulate Etienne Ghys, winner of the first Clay Award for Dissemination of Mathematical Knowledge!

"He has given numerous carefully crafted lectures to audiences ranging from school children to delegates at the... (Full article)

10 Jun 15

CIRM: Call for conferences in 2016

The Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques (CIRM) at Luminy, France, invites submission for proposals of one-week mathematical conferences, workshops or thematic schools to take place in 2016. Deadline: 31 March 2014.
Information... (Full article)

17 Feb 14

ICTP launches iTunes U site

The Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) has joined iTunes U, the iTunes Store area that offers free, downloadable educational content from leading educational institutions. ICTP on iTunes U features over 240 videos of... (Full article)

15 Sep 11

European Launch of MPE 2013, March 5, Paris

The International Year Mathematics of Planet Earth will be officially launched at the UNESCO buildings in Paris on March 5. There will be brief speeches by, among others, Wendelin Werner representing the IMU and by Marta Sanz-Solé, the president... (Full article)

31 Jan 13

Fefferman and Schoen win 2017 Wolf Prize

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University, and Richard Schoen, University of California, Irvine, have been named the winners of the 2017 Wolf Prize in Mathematics for "their striking contributions to analysis and geometry."

19 Jan 17

Prize Marc Yor 2018 awarded to Christophe Garban

The Prize Marc Yor 2018 has been awarded to Christophe Garban (Université Lyon 1), for his work in probability and statistical physics. The prize was instituted by SMAI (Society for Applied and Industrial Mathematics) and SMF (Société... (Full article)

3 Apr 18

EU: New action under HORIZON 2020

The European Commission announces a new EU research funding action within HORIZON 2020 'Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation’. The aim of the action is to reduce the disparities across Europe in research and innovation performance.... (Full article)

12 Jun 14

EMS committee Raising Public Awareness Committee present at ESOF 2012.

Dublin will host the next European Science Open Forum ESOF 2012, July 11-15.
One of the keynote speakers is Marcus du Sautoy.
The present and the previous head of the RPA committee of the EMS, Ehrhard Behrends and Robin Wilson, will... (Full article)

27 Oct 11

Joint Meeting of the AMS and the Romanian Mathematical Society

The Joint International Meeting of the AMS and the Romanian Mathematical Society is organized in partnership with the Simion Stoilow Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy (IMAR) and will take place at "1 Decembrie 1918" University of... (Full article)

14 Feb 13

Epstein and Trèves awarded Bergman Prize

Charles L. Epstein (University of Pennsylvania, US) and François Trèves (Rutgers University, US) have been awarded the 2016 Stefan Bergman Prize for their profound contributions to complex analysis and geometry.

18 Mar 17

Elections to IMU Executive Committee

During the IMU General Assembly, there was the election to IMU Executive Committee members. It was elected the President, Carlos E. Kenig, the Secretary General, Helge Holden, the Vicepresidents, Nalini Joshi and Loysio G. Nongxa, and 6 Members... (Full article)

30 Jul 18

Turkish academics persecuted for signing a petition

Turkish academics who have openly criticized Turkey’s military crackdown on ethnic Kurdish communities are now feeling the wrath of their government. In recent days, the government arrested 33 academics. Although all have since been released,... (Full article)

4 Feb 16

Fermat Prize to Bhargava and Rodianski

The Fermat Prize 2011 has been awarded jointly to Manjul Bhargava for his work on various generalizations of the Davenport-Heilbronn estimates and for his recent startling results (with Arul Shankar) on the average rank of elliptic curves; and to... (Full article)

20 Jan 12

ICM 2014: Travel grants to 1000 mathematicians from developing countries

The Organizing Committee of ICM 2014 offers to invite 1,000 mathematicians from developing countries to Korea to participate in ICM 2014. The ICM 2014 Travel Fellowship Fund was set up and the Organizing Committee of ICM 2014 estimates the... (Full article)

15 Jun 13

EMS members get free access to Zentralblatt MATH online

Individual members of the EMS get free access to Zentralblatt MATH online at To obtain login and password please contact Olaf Teschke (... (Full article)

12 Jul 10

Cédric Villani elected to the National Assembly of France

The French mathematician Cédric Villani, Fields Medal in 2010, and director of the Institut Henri-Poincaré Paris since 2009, has been elected to the National Assembly of France by the 5e circonscription de l'Essonne.... (Full article)

19 Jun 17

The EMS condemns Taylor & Francis's attack on freedom of science

The European Mathematical Society has become aware of serious mistreatment by the publishing company Taylor & Francis of the Iranian mathematicians Abbas Fakhari and Mohammad Soufi.

Their paper "Saturation of Generalized Partially... (Full article)

12 Dec 18

Call for CIMPA research schools in 2014

CIMPA is a UNESCO centre located in Nice, France, with financial support from France, the
Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Switzerland, Norway, Spain and UNESCO. Its aim is to promote
international cooperation in higher education and... (Full article)

7 Mar 12

World Meeting for Women in Mathematics-WM^2

The World Meeting for Women in Mathematics-WM^2 will take place on July 31st, 2018 in Rio just before ICM2018.

Those who wish to attend (WM)^2+ICM should look to the Open Arms... (Full article)

7 Oct 17

ICM 2014: List of plenary and session speakers published


12 Sep 13

Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013

The North American Mathematical Sciences Institutes announce a special year of emphasis on the Mathematics of Planet Earth in 2013, interpreted as broadly as possible. Earth is a planet with dynamic processes in the mantle, oceans and atmosphere... (Full article)

1 Feb 11

5th Croatian Mathematical Congress

The 5th Croatian Mathematical Congress, organized by the Croatian Mathematical Society (CMS) and the Department of Mathematics, University of Rijeka, was held in Rijeka from 18th to 21th June 2012. The scientific part of the Congress consisted of... (Full article)

10 Sep 12

Congress and Exhibition on Cyprus: East meets West

The East-Meets-West on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Congress and Exhibition will be held during 1-4 September 2012 at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus. The Congress is organized by the European Office of Cyprus and will explore new... (Full article)

16 Apr 12