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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ICM 2014: List of plenary and session speakers published


12 Sep 13

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

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

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

Stephen Smale Prize: Call for nominations

The second Stephen Smale Prize will be awarded during the meeting Foundations of Computational Mathematics (FoCM) in Montevideo in December 2014. Nominations are invited and should be sent to FoCM secretary Antonella Zanna at:
... (Full article)

2 Dec 13

Heidelberg Laureate Forum

A chance for undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students in mathematics and computer science to meet Abel Laureates, Fields Medallists and Turing Prize Winners! See http://heidelberg-laureate-... (Full article)

29 Nov 12

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lectures sponsored by the Bernoulli Society and the EMS

The Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability and the European Mathematical Society have agreed to sponsor lectures between the two societies with the running theme "What can statistics/mathematics do for mathematics/... (Full article)

2 Apr 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

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

G8 Science Ministers met in London

On 12 June the Royal Society hosted the first ever G8 joint Science Ministers and national science academies meeting in London. The Ministers approved a statement which proposes to the G8 for consideration new areas for collaboration and... (Full article)

18 Jun 13