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Shelah and Coifman awarded Rolf Schock Prizes 2018

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music have awarded this year’s Rolf Schock Prizes. The prize amounts to 400,000 Swedish krona. Rolf Schock Prizes 2018 have been awarded in the... (Full article)

15 Mar 18

Stephen Hawking passed away

Stephen William Hawking, Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology of the University of Cambridge, died on 14 March 2018, at the age of 76. He worked on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of general relativity... (Full article)

14 Mar 18

Berndtsson and Sibony awarded 2017 Bergman Prize

Bo Berndtsson, Chalmers University (US) and the University of Gothenburg (Sweden), and Nessim Sibony, Université Paris-Sud Orsay (France), have been awarded the 2017 Stefan Bergman Prize for their many fundamental contributions to several complex... (Full article)

9 Mar 18

2018 Wolf Prize to Beilinson and Drinfeld

The 2018 Wolf Prize for Mathematics has been awarded to Alexander Beilinson and Vladimir Drinfeld, both of the University of Chicago, "for their groundbreaking work in algebraic geometry, representation theory, and mathematical physics".
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22 Feb 18

An International Day of Mathematics

The International Mathematical Union has prepared a proporsal to have March 14 declared as the International Day of Mathematics (IDM) by UNESCO. Every year, all countries will be invited to celebrate the IDM in the schools and with the public,... (Full article)

20 Feb 18

Public consultation on EU funds in the area of investment, research & innovation, SMEs and single market

In 2018, the EU Commission will make comprehensive proposals for the next generation of financial programmes for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework, which is the EU's long–term budget. Consultations are taking place in the context of... (Full article)

14 Feb 18

Call for satellite conferences for ICIAM 2019

The organizers of ICIAM2019-Valencia Congress are pleased to launch the call for satellite meetings. A satellite meeting takes place within a few weeks of ICIAM 2019 on a... (Full article)

11 Feb 18

Decease of Prof. Alan Baker

Professor Alan Baker, Cambridge University (UK), passed away at the age of 78, on 4 February 2018. Professor Baker was awarded a Fields Medal in 1970 for his fundamental contributions to the theory of Diophantine equations.

7 Feb 18

Seeking input for elaborating MSC 2020

Zentralblatt and Mathematical Reviews are seeking the mathematical community input for elaborating Mathematics Subject Classification MSC 2020

1 Feb 18

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

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

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

ICSU and ISSC merge into INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE COUNCIL

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

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