News archive

sort descending Posted Classification Section

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

2016 Louis Bachelier Prize: Nominations solicited

The Louis Bachelier Prize is a biennial prize jointly awarded by the London Mathematical Society (LMS), the Natixis Foundation for Quantitative Research and the Société de Mathématiques Appliquées et Industrielles (SMAI). The winners are... (Full article)

9 Dec 15 Analysis and its Applications, Mathematics in Science and Technology, Probability and Statistics Calls

"Mathematics for Europe": Results of consultation published

An online consultation concerning desires for a higher participation and impact of mathematics in the future Horizon 2020 Work Programme was organized by the European Commission in the first months of 2016. 181 contributions were collected in a... (Full article)

16 Jun 16 European mathematics

1. day of EMS council in Krakow

Council had to make two important decisions on its first meeting day in Krakow:
1. The Kosovar Mathematical Society was accepted (by secret ballot) as new corporate member of the society.
2. Council decided that the 7th European... (Full article)

30 Jun 12

15th International Conference of The Mathematics Education for the Future Project

15th International Conference of The Mathematics Education for the Future Project
Theory and Practice: An Interface or A Great Divide?
4-9 August 2019, Maynooth University, Kildare, Ireland.

The Mathematics Education for the... (Full article)

20 Nov 17

17th meeting of the IMU General Assembly

The 17th General Assembly of the International Mathematical Union has been closed. It took place in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea, on August 10th and 11th. The following major decisions have been made:

The IMU Executive Committee, the... (Full article)

13 Aug 14

1st European-Nordic Congress of Mathematicians

The 26th Nordic Congress of Mathematicians will be held in Lund from 10 to 13 June 2013. In the tradition of the previous three meetings, the congress will be organised jointly with a partner society. In 2013, the partner will be the European... (Full article)

28 Nov 12

1st Heidelberg Laureate Forum with many top mathematicians and Computer Scientists

38 Abel, Fields and Turing Laureates confirmed their attendance at the 1st Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF), which will take place from September 22 until 27, 2013. The laureates will meet 200 of the most talented young researchers in the fields... (Full article)

19 Jun 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

2. day of EMS council in Krakow

The second day of the EMS council in Krakow started with elections with the following results:
Vice-presidents (2013-16): Franco Brezzi, Martin Raussen
New members-at-large of the executive committee (2013-16): Laurence Halpern, Gert-... (Full article)

1 Jul 12

2011 ICMI medalists

Alan Schoenfeld (UC Berkeley, CA, USA) received the Felix Klein Medal for lifetime achievemnet.
Luis Radford (Université Laurentienne, Canada) received the Hans Freudenthal Medal for a major cumulative programme of research.
More... (Full article)

2 Mar 12

2012 Wolf Prize in Mathematics to Aschbacher and Caffarelli

The 2012 Wolf Prize in Mathematics has been awarded to Michael Aschbacher for his work on the theory of finite groups, and Luis Caffarelli for his work on partial differential equations.
Aschbacher is the Shaler Arthur Hanisch Professor of... (Full article)

18 Jan 12

2013 Abel Prize - Call for Nominations

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters invites nominations for the 2013 Abel Prize. Nominations must include a description of the nominee's work and impact of the nominee/nominees, together with the names of distinguished specialists in the... (Full article)

9 Aug 12

2013 ICPAM-CIMPA research schools: Call for projects open

The aim of the International Centre for Pure and Applied Mathematics ICPAM-CIMPA is to promote international cooperation in higher education and research in mathematics and their interactions, as well as related subjects, particularly computer... (Full article)

20 Apr 11 Calls

2013 Shaw Prize to Donoho

The 2013 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences, worth US$1 million dollars, is awarded to David L. Donoho (Stanford University) "for his profound contributions to modern mathematical statistics and in particular the development of optimal... (Full article)

6 Jun 13

2015 Conferences co-organized by the EMS

In 2015, the EMS will participate in the organization of two major international conferences:

AMS-EMS-SPM International Meeting, Porto (Portugal), 10-13 June, 2015. Registration is now open! LMS/EMS Joint Anniversary Mathematical... (Full article)
12 Dec 14 European mathematics

2015 ICIAM prizes announced

The 2015 ICIAM Collatz Prize is awarded to Annalisa Buffa in recognition of her spectacular use of deep and sophisticated mathematical concepts to obtain outstanding contributions to the development of computer simulations in science and... (Full article)

1 Oct 14 Mathematics in Science and Technology Prizes

2015 Shaw Prize to Faltings and Iwaniec

The 2015 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences is awarded to Gerd Faltings, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn, and Henryk Iwaniec, Rutgers University, for "their introduction and development of fundamental tools in number theory,... (Full article)

22 Jun 15 Number Theory Prizes

2016 CIMPA Research Schools call for projects

Proposals in applied mathematics or related to applications of mathematics are specially welcome. Proposals in the most mathematically or economically deprived areas are encouraged and will be given priority. It is preferable that a project of a... (Full article)

13 Mar 14

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

2016 Wigner Medal to Bertram Kostant

The 2016 Wigner Medal has been awarded to Bertram Kostant of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) for "his fundamental contributions to representation theory that led to new branches of mathematics and physics". The Wigner Medal that... (Full article)

25 Feb 16 Lie Theory and Generalizations, Mathematical Physics Prizes

2017 AMS Prizes Awarded

Andras Vasy of Stanford University will receive the 2017 AMS Bôcher Prize.

Henri Darmon of McGill University will receive the 2017 AMS Cole Prize in Number Theory.

Laura DeMarco of Northwestern University will receive the 2017 AMS... (Full article)

2 Dec 16

2017 Breakthrough Prize to Jean Bourgain

The 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics has been awarded to Jean Bourgain (Institute for Advanced Study) for "combining deep theoretical insights with ingenious problem-solving ability" and for "an enormous impact on mathematics over the... (Full article)

20 Dec 16 Prizes

2017 Brouwer Medal to Kenneth Ribet

The Royal Dutch Mathematical Society (KWG) has awarded the 2017 Brouwer Medal to Prof. Kenneth A. Ribet (University of California, Berkeley) for "his contributions to number theory, in particular for the groundbreaking work in which he applies... (Full article)

2 Mar 17

2017 Silver and Bronze Medals in Mathematics

Christophe Breuil (CNRS and Université Paris-Sud Orsay) is the winner of the médaille d’argent 2017, and Béatrice de Tilière (CNRS, Université Paris-Est Créteil, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée) is the winner of the médaille de bronze 2017... (Full article)

20 Feb 17

Pages