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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

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

H2020-EINFRA-22-2016

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

Prof. Felix Otto awarded Blaise Pascal Medal for Mathematics

Professor Felix Otto, director at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences in Leipzig, Germany, has been awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal for Mathematics 2017 of the European Academy of Sciences recognizing his outstanding... (Full article)

13 Nov 17

Call for nominations for several offices of IMU

IMU’s Adhering Organizations are invited to submit names for the following offices for the term 1 Jan 2019 – 31 Dec 2022.

IMU Vice Presidents and IMU Executive Committee (EC) Members-at-Large. The General Assembly will elect 2 Vice... (Full article)
20 Oct 17

Open Call for director of Fields Institute

The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences (Toronto, Canada) invites applications or nominations for the position of Director beginning July 1, 2018. Applications or nominations will be considered until the position is filled, but... (Full article)

19 Oct 17

Open calls for CIMPA programs

Support for training in research. This program consists on the organisation of series of research-level courses in mathematics within the geographic areas of activities of CIMPA (Africa, central and south America, Asia). Every year, two calls for... (Full article)
17 Oct 17

Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

Professors Kip S. Thorne, Rainer Weiss and Barry C. Barish were awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of the gravitational waves predicted by Einstein's general theory of relativity hundred years ago. Apart from being a deep... (Full article)

9 Oct 17

Deadline for Minisymposium applications to ECMTB2018 approaching

The 11th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ECMTB 2018) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 23 to 27 July, 2018.
The call of Minisymposium applications closes on 15 November 2017. The template for abstract... (Full article)

7 Oct 17

World Meeting for Women in Mathematics-WM^2

The World Meeting for Women in Mathematics-WM^2 will take place on July 31st, 2018 in Rio just before ICM2018.

Those who wish to attend (WM)^2+ICM should look to the Open Arms... (Full article)

7 Oct 17

Decease of Prof. Vladimir Voevodsky

The russian mathematician Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor at the School of Mathematics of the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) died on 30 September 2017, at the age of 51. Voevodsky received the Fields Medal in 2002.

1 Oct 17

Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2017

The 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum took place in the week September 25-29. Among the participants were 200 invited young scientists and 29 laureates of the most prestigious international awards within mathematics and computer scientists, among... (Full article)

1 Oct 17

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