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Faisal Prize 2018 awarded to John Ball

Sir John M. Ball, University of Oxford, is the winner of the 2018 King Faisal Prize for Science for his outstanding contributions to mathematics. Ball is Sedleian Professor of Natural Philosophy at Oxford and director of its Centre for Nonlinear... (Full article)

26 Jan 18

Call for nominations for Gordin Prize 2018

The EMS Gordin Prize is established to honor the memory of Mikhail Gordin. It will be awarded to a junior mathematician from an Eastern Europe country working in probability or dynamical systems and handed over at the International Vilnius... (Full article)

24 Jan 18

Antoine Petit appointed President of the CNRS

Antoine Petit, professor in Computer Science and director of INRIA (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique), has been appointed President of the French CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique).

19 Jan 18

Decease of Prof. Jean-Louis Koszul

The french mathematician Jean-Louis Koszul died on 12 January 2018, at the age of 97. Jean-Louis Koszul was one of the founders of CIRM and president of SMF in 1978.

17 Jan 18

Message from the President, 1 January 2018

Dear EMS members, dear friends,

Another calendar page turns, and another year heads for the history books. We may have to wait a decade for the next prime numbered year, but many mathematical and mathematics-related events will occur much... (Full article)

30 Dec 17 President’s Newsletter

Open calls from EMS Committee for Developing Countries

ERCE call 5 opens. ERCE (Emerging Regional Centres of Excellence) is a label awarded by the EMS to centres showing an outstanding level in its area of influence in research and education. ERCE centres are selected among those which play an... (Full article)

29 Dec 17

EMS e-News 25, December 2017

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Having collected proposals from member societies, the Executive Committee (EC) has started the process of composing the scientific and prize... (Full article)

20 Dec 17 e-News

Chang and Atiyah to give the Noether and Abel Lectures at ICM 2018

The 2018 ICM Noether Lecturer is Sun-Yung Alice Chang, Princeton University, for her leading contributions to harmonic analysis, geometric analysis, differential geometry and partial differential equations.

The 2018 ICM Abel Lecturer is... (Full article)

17 Dec 17

ICM 2018 Satellite Meetings

The ICM 2018 Satellite Events Subcommittee has approved a great variety of conferences and workshops of the highest scientific level as official ICM Satellite Meetings. There will be satellite events all over the Brazilian territory, as well as... (Full article)

17 Dec 17

Sylvie Benzoni new Director of the Institut Henri Poincaré

Sylvie Benzoni will start as the new Director of the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris on 1st January. Founded in 1928, the IHP is a highly prestigious centre of mathematics, an institutional member of the EMS, and an ERCOM Centre (European... (Full article)

16 Dec 17

Hacon and McKernan awarded 2018 Breakthrough Prize

The 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics was awarded to Christopher Hacon, University of Utah, and James McKernan, University of California San Diego, for transformational contributions to birational algebraic geometry, especially to the... (Full article)

6 Dec 17

AMS Prizes awarded

Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California, will receive the 2018 Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Algebra for his groundbreaking research on representation theory, cohomology, and subgroup structure of finite quasi-simple groups, and the wide-... (Full article)
6 Dec 17

D. Pérez García awarded Prize Miguel Catalán 2017

David Pérez García (Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain) has been awarded the Prize “Miguel Catalán 2017”, in the area of Sience, in recognition for his contributions in the area of quantum technologies.... (Full article)

4 Dec 17


The International Council of Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) held their General Assembly in Taipei (Taiwan) on October 22-23 2017, followed by a joint meeting of the two councils, where it was decided that the... (Full article)

30 Nov 17

Call for nominations for Ramanujan Prize 2018

The Ramanujan Prize is awarded annually to a researcher from a developing country who is less than 45 years of age and who has conducted outstanding research in a developing country. The Prize is funded by the Department of Science and Technology... (Full article)

30 Nov 17

European Industrial Doctorate Programm

An international consortium of eleven academic and eleven industrial partners has been awarded a "European Industrial Doctorate Program" (EID). Under the title "Reduced Order Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Coupled Systems" eleven... (Full article)

26 Nov 17

Mathematical Modelling, Simulation and Optimization for Societal Challenges with Scientific Computing


The Project Mathematical Modelling, Simulation and Optimization for Societal Challenges with Scientific Computing has the objective to “provide mathematical technologies and its applications for solution of societal... (Full article)

25 Nov 17

Martin Milanič awarded Zois Certificate of Recognition

Assoc. Prof. Martin Milanič, University of Primorska, has been awarded with the prestigious Zois Certificate of Recognition, the Republic of Slovenia's top scientific prize, for his work in the field of discrete mathematics. His award ceremony... (Full article)

24 Nov 17

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

Announcement of the next meeting of the EMS Council Prague, June 23 and 24, 2018

The EMS Council meets every second year. The next meeting will be held in Prague, June 23 and 24, 2018 at Balling Hall at the National Library of Technology (Technická 2710/6, 160 80 Praha 6 - Dejvice). The Council meeting starts at 14.00 on... (Full article)

20 Nov 17

The 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum

The 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) will take place in Heidelberg, Germany during September 23 – 28, 2018. At HLF all winners of the Fields Medal, the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the Nevanlinna Prize, and the ACM Prize in Computing... (Full article)

17 Nov 17

2018 Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research in Discrete Mathematics/Logic to Sergey Fomin and Andrei Zelevinsky

The 2018 Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research in Discrete Mathematics/Logic will be awarded to Sergey Fomin and Andrei Zelevinsky (posthumously) for their paper "Cluster algebras I: Foundations," published in 2002 in the Journal of... (Full article)

17 Nov 17

Martin Aigner and Günter M. Ziegler awarded the 2018 Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition

The 2018 Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition will be awarded to Martin Aigner and Günter M. Ziegler of the Freie Universität Berlin, for their monograph "Proofs from THE BOOK".

16 Nov 17

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

Jean Bourgain awarded 2018 Steele Prize

Jean Bourgain, IBM von Neumann Professor in the School of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study, will receive the 2018 Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement for the breadth of his contributions made in the advancement of mathematics.... (Full article)

13 Nov 17