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ERC advanced grants to 294 senior top researchers in Europe

With a budget of just over €660 million, the European Research Council (ERC) is funding 294 top researchers in the fourth competition for its coveted Advanced Grants. This Advanced Grant call attracted 2284 proposals, which is a 13% rise from the... (Full article)

24 Jan 12

EMS lectures at Institut Mittag-Leffler of Karen Vogtmann

The EMS lectures at Inst Mittag-Leffler of Karen Vogtmann are fixed as follows:

Tuesday, March 6, 14:00-15:00
Wednesday, March 7, 14:00-15:00
Thursday, March 8, 14:00-15:00

Title: The topology and geometry of... (Full article)

26 Jan 12

Differential Geometry Days. In honour of Luis A. Cordero (Santiago de Compostela, Spain, June 27-29, 2012)

Luis A. Cordero has been Full Prof. of Geometry and Topology since 1976 at La Laguna Univ. and at Santiago de Compostela Univ. (USC, Spain) since 1979. The Institute of Math. of the USC in colaboration with Basque Country Univ. (UPV/EHU, Spain)... (Full article)

4 Feb 12

Prof. Gert-Martin Greuel appointed new editor-in-chief of Zentralblatt MATH

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Gert-Martin Greuel has been appointed the new editor-in-chief of the mathematics publication database "Zentralblatt für Mathematik," or ZBMATH for short. Since the beginning of 2012, Greuel has taken over from Prof. Bernd... (Full article)

9 Feb 12

EMS E-News 1, October 2011

It is my pleasure to write the preface for the first issue of the EMS e-News, the electronic newsletter from the European Mathematical Society. This publication aims to increase contact with our members, and to spread news of interest for... (Full article)

9 Feb 12 e-News

EMS Applied Mathematics Schools 2012

Four summer schools presenting topics in different areas of applied mathematics will be run in 2012 under the auspices of the EMS Applied Mathematics Committee. Announcements of the first three are now available, the fourth will be held at the... (Full article)

14 Feb 12

Mathematicians organize boycott of Elsevier

More than 5,700 researchers have joined a boycott of Elsevier, a leading publisher of science journals. The protest grew out of a provocative blog post by the mathematician Timothy Gowers of Cambridge University, who announced on Jan. 21 that he... (Full article)

15 Feb 12

Abel symposium and Ramanujan prize ceremony in Mumbai, India

On the 23rd of February the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai, India, will host an Abel symposium with all the Abel committee members as speakers. Professor M. S. Raghunathan has invited his fellow Abel Committee members to... (Full article)

18 Feb 12

ICERM Announces Academic Sponsorship Program

The Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) endeavors to support and broaden the relationship between mathematics and computation: specifically to expand the use of computational and experimental methods in... (Full article)

24 Feb 12

29th European meeting of Statisticians, Budapest 2013

The European Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability, the community of Hungarian statisticians and probabilists and the organisers cordially invite their colleagues to participate in the 29th... (Full article)

26 Feb 12

Professor Manfredo P. Do Carmo will be awarded the honorary degree Doctor Honoris Causa by the Universidad de Murcia

Professor Manfredo P. Do Carmo (IMPA, Brasil) will be awarded the honorary degree Doctor Honoris Causa by the Universidad de Murcia on the 10th of May 2012. The ceremony will take place at 12 noon in the Salón de Actos Facultad de Quimica in the... (Full article)

28 Feb 12

Institut Mittag-Leffler Summer School "Discrete Morse Theory and Commutative Algebra", July 18 – August 1, 2012

This summer school will focus on recent developments in combinatorial topology and discrete geometry, with an emphasis on the interaction with toric geometry and commutative algebra. A promising contemporary method for getting simple explicit... (Full article)

2 Mar 12

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

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

Humboldt Research Awards to several renowned mathematicians

Several Humboldt Research Awards have been given to well-known mathematicians. Every award is valued at 60,000 EUR. Award winners are invited to spend a period of up to one year cooperating on a long-term research project with specialist... (Full article)

5 Mar 12

Call for CIMPA research schools in 2014

CIMPA is a UNESCO centre located in Nice, France, with financial support from France, the
Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Switzerland, Norway, Spain and UNESCO. Its aim is to promote
international cooperation in higher education and... (Full article)

7 Mar 12

French consortium Cap'Math calls for French projects

This call concerns popularization of mathematics, particularly around school activities and also for scientific subjects that involve or lead to knowing mathematics (computer science).

The call emanates from the French association animath... (Full article)

12 Mar 12

Abel Prize announcement on March 21

The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Nils Christian Stenseth, will announce the winner of the 2012 Abel Prize on the 21st of March. The chair of the Abel committee, Ragni Piene, will then state the reasons for the... (Full article)

16 Mar 12

EMS-IAMP Summer school on Quantum Chaos

A summer school held at the Erwin Schrödinger Institute, Vienna, in the period 30 July - 3 August 2012, will present the research field of "quantum chaos" to an audience of graduate students, postdocs and young researchers. It is supported by... (Full article)

19 Mar 12

ISE conference: Strengthening the European Research Area

The Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) organizes a conference under this title in Barcelona on 3rd - 4th May 2012. ISE proposes a forum for representatives from the European Parliament, the European Commission, member states and stakeholders... (Full article)

19 Mar 12

Hungarian-American Endre Szemerédi named the Abel Prize winner 2012

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2012 to Endre Szemerédi, Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest and Department of Computer Science, Rutgers, The State... (Full article)

21 Mar 12

6ECM and ICME-12: Deadlines for early bird registration approaching

The 6th European Congress of Mathematics in Krakow (July 2-7) and the 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education in Seoul (July 8-15) offer substantially reduced registration fees for participants registering no later than March 31,... (Full article)

23 Mar 12

Summer school in Mathematics for Economics and Finance, Canazei (Trento) Italy

Organized by the Italian Association of Math. Applied to Economic and Social Sciences (AMASES)
First Week - July 8-13, 2012, on "Auction and decision theory".
Lecturers: Marco LiCalzi and Salvatore Modica.
Second Week - July 15... (Full article)

6 Apr 12

Decisions in Economics and Finance, new editorial board

Decisions in Economics and Finance, the official journal of AMASES (Italian Assoc. of Math. Appl. to Economic and Social Sciences) has a new Editor-in-Chief, Paolo Ghirardato, and a new editorial board:
... (Full article)

6 Apr 12

New EMS Monograph Award

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary the EMS Publishing House is pleased to announce the EMS Monograph Award.
It is assigned every two years to the author(s) of a monograph in any area of mathematics that is judged by the selection... (Full article)

10 Apr 12