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Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions: Call for Individual Fellowships (IF)

The European Commission has issued a call for Individual Fellowships (IF) under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Programme on March 12. IFs provide opportunities to acquire and transfer new knowledge and to work on research in a European... (Full article)

19 Mar 14

The first ERC Advanced Grant for mathematics in the Czech Republic

The proposal of the project MATHEF - Mathematical Thermodynamics of Fluids succeded in the competition for ERC Advanced Grants and will be funded in the period 2013-2018. This is the first ERC Advanced Grant in mathematics in the Czech Republic... (Full article)

7 Feb 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

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

Decease of Prof. Vladimir Arnold

Professor Vladimir Arnold, one of the most prominent mathematicians of the last century, passed away on June 3, 2010 in Paris. See

7 Jun 10

International Congress of Mathematicians Seoul (ICM 2014)

The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) is the largest international congress in the mathematics community.

3 Jul 14

Marie Curie Actions Research Fellowships: Call for applications

There is a recent call for applications from the European Commission for Marie Curie Actions Research Fellowships (both ingoing and outgoing) under the FP7 framework. The deadline for applications is 14 August 2013.
Information:... (Full article)

5 Apr 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

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

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

Gran Sasso Science Institute starts PhD program

The Gran Saaso Science Institute (GSSI) is a newly established international PhD school and a center foradvanced studies in physics, mathematics, computer science and social sciences. The School is located in the historical area of the city... (Full article)

2 Jul 13

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

ERC calls 2013

The European Research Council has issued calls for grant proposals for the year 2013. These comprise calls for Starting Grants, Consolidator Grants (new!), Advanced Grants, Synergy Grants and Proof of Concept Grants (for grantees only, new!)... (Full article)

27 Jul 12

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

DMV-Medienpreis 2013 goes to Gert-Martin Greuel and Andreas Matt

The “Medienpreis Mathematik 2013” by the Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung (DMV) goes to Gert-Martin Greuel and Andreas Matt for their work on the project IMAGINARY. The prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to the communication and... (Full article)

5 Nov 13

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

German Mathematical Society DMV: Annunal Meeting, Prizes

The annual meeting of the DMV took place from September 17 to 20, 2012, at the University of Saarland in Saarbrücken.
This year’s Cantor medal of the Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung (DMV) goes to Michael Struwe, professor of mathematics... (Full article)

1 Oct 12

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

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

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

Marc Yor 1949 - 2014

With deep regret we inform about the decease of Professor Marc Yor (24 July 1949 - 10 January 2014). Marc was a Professor at the University Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris and a member of the French Academy of Sciences. His very prolific... (Full article)

14 Jan 14

Museum of Mathematics opened in New York City


21 Dec 12

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

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

Abel Prize 2014 awarded to Yakov G. Sinai

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2014 to Yakov G. Sinai (78) of Princeton University, USA, and the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, "for his fundamental... (Full article)

26 Mar 14