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7 ECM Berlin: Twelve prizes awarded

During the opening ceremony of the 7th European Congress of Mathematics in Berlin, 12 prizes were awarded to outstanding mathematicians.
The 10 EMS prizes went to Sara Zahedi (KTH, Sweden), Mark Bravermann (Princeton Univ., USA), Vincent... (Full article)

18 Jul 16 European mathematics

EMS Council 2016 elects Portoroz as organizer of the 8ECM

The second important decision to be taken by the delegates of the council of the European Mathematical Society was the choice of the location of the next European Congress of Mathematics in 2020. Delegations from the two bidders, Seville (Spain... (Full article)

17 Jul 16 European mathematics

EMS Council 2016: Elections to the executive committee

One of the most important tasks of the council of the European Mathematical Society that convened at the Humboldt University in Berlin during the weekend 16/7-17/7 2016 was the renewal of the EMS executive committee (EC).
Volker Mehrmann... (Full article)

17 Jul 16

ESOF 2016 in Manchester approaching

Hosted in a different European city every two years, ESOF is an international and multidisciplinary event which presents and discusses the frontiers of scientific and technological research in Europe. Now in its seventh iteration, ESOF attracts... (Full article)

2 Jul 16 EU institutions and similar

Abel Prize 2017: Call for Nominations

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters calls for nominations for the Abel Prize 2017. A nomination should be accompanied by a description of the work and impact of the nominee/nominees, together with names of distinguished specialists in... (Full article)

28 Jun 16 Calls

Brexit: EMS urges politicians to stand guard on free scientific collaboration

The European Mathematical Society acknowledges the fact that the expressed will of the people is the highest authority in a democratic society and it must be respected. Nevertheless we regret the outcome of the British referendum and we are... (Full article)

26 Jun 16 EU institutions and similar

"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

Maths Fest 2016 in Canberra, Australia

3 events at the Australian National University at Canberra:

Advances in Ergodic Theory, Hyperbolic Dynamics & Statistical Law (28 November – 2 December 2016)

60th Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society (5... (Full article)

9 Jun 16

Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2016 to Nigel J Hitchin

The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2016 has been awarded to Nigel J Hitchin, Savillian Professor of Geometry at the University of Oxford, UK, for his far reaching contributions to geometry, representation theory and theoretical physics.... (Full article)

1 Jun 16 Geometry, Lie Theory and Generalizations, Mathematical Physics Prizes

EMS e-News 19, May 2016

EMS e-News 19, May 2016



- Abel Prize 2016
On 24th May 2016, Sir Andrew J. Wiles (University of Oxford, UK) received the Abel Prize from HRH The Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. The award ceremony... (Full article)

26 May 16 e-News

New ERCOM members


We extend our congratulations to two new members of ERCOM (the group of European Research Centres on Mathematics):

• BCAM (the Basque Center for Applied Mathematics), Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain: ... (Full article)

25 May 16

Pedro Gil 1947-2016

Pedro Gil (1947–2016), a Spanish mathematician specializing in Statistics and OR, passed away on March 16. He was a student of Professor Sixto Ríos at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and he became Full Professor at the University of... (Full article)

17 May 16 In Memoriam

Abel Prize 2016

The Abel prize 2016 will be awarded to Sir Andrew Wiles, University of Oxford, in Oslo on May, 24. The Abel prize festivities start with a wreath laying at the Abel monument on May 23 and end with a symposium including three Abel lectures and a... (Full article)

16 May 16 Prizes

Travel grants to the 7ECM: Deadline approaching

The EMS Committee for European Solidarity offers travel grants to researchers from economically less-favoured regions within the geographical area of the EMS who intend to... (Full article)

28 Apr 16 Calls

Call for nominations to the IMU nominating committee

The IMU Executive Committee has started forming the Nominating Committee (NC), whose task it is to present slates of nominations to the Adhering Organizations (AOs) prior to the GA meeting in São Paulo, Brazil on July 29-30, 2018. Three of the... (Full article)

25 Apr 16 Calls

IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships: Call for nominations

The newly established IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships will offer a limited number of grants for excellent students from developing countries.... (Full article)

25 Apr 16 Calls

Scientific mediation

The French learned society SMAI is happy to announce the launch of a scientific mediation cycle "SMAI & Musée des arts et métiers du CNAM". Details on the first meeting can be found here :... (Full article)

16 Apr 16

Bull Prize 2015 awarded

The Bull-Joseph Fourier prize 2015 has been awarded to Victorita Doléan, Pierre Jolivet, Frédéric Hecht, Frédéric Nataf, Pierre-Henri Tournier for their work on ultra-fast medical diagnosis of brain aneurysms by means of new medical imaging... (Full article)

16 Apr 16 Mathematics in Science and Technology, Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Prizes

SIAM Fellow

Maria J. Esteban from the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and the university of Paris-Dauphine, former president of the French learned society SMAI, currently president of the ICIAM, was nominated "SIAM Fellow" of the class... (Full article)

16 Apr 16

Nomination of speakers for ICM 2018

The Program Committee (PC) for the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 1-9, 2018 has been set up.  The Adhering Organizations of IMU and the mathematical societies worldwide are invited to nominate... (Full article)

8 Apr 16 Calls

EMS e-News 18, February 2016


- The Executive Committee meeting
The Executive Committee will meet on March 18-20 at the Mittag-Leffler Institute. At the top of the agenda will be preparation for the Council meeting this summer, prior to the Congress in Berlin... (Full article)

5 Apr 16 e-News

EMS reacts to persecution of Turkish academics

The European Mathematical Society is very concerned as a result of reports on persecutions of peaceful Turkish academics who signed the petition "Academics for peace" protesting violence in Turkey's ethnically Kurdish southeastern region, and... (Full article)

29 Mar 16

EMS-IAMP Summer School in Mathematical Physics

An EMS-IAMP Summer School in Mathematical Physics on "Universality, Scaling Limits and Effective Theories" will be held in Rome, Italy, on July 11-15, 2016. The main courses (5 hours each) will be given by: Y. Avron (Technion), R. Bauerschmidt... (Full article)

23 Mar 16 Mathematical Physics Calls

Abel Prize 2016 awarded to Sir Andrew Wiles

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2016 to Sir Andrew J. Wiles (University of Oxford) "for his stunning proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem by way of the modularity conjecture for semistable elliptic... (Full article)

15 Mar 16 Algebraic and Complex Geometry, Number Theory Prizes

Mathematics of Planet Earth: New Competition

IMAGINARY, UNESCO, the International Mathematical Union (IMU), and the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) open a second international competition of exhibit modules to enrich the Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE)... (Full article)

14 Mar 16 Calls