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Shaw Prize 2019 awarded to Michel Talagrand

The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2019 has been awarded to Michel Talagrand, Sorbonne University, France, for his work on concentration inequalities, on suprema of stochastic processes and on rigorous results for spin glasses.

21 May 19

EMS Statement on the Arrest of Prof Tuna Altinel

Last week the mathematician Tuna Altinel, member of the European Mathematical Society and professor at the Université Lyon 1 in France, was arrested in Turkey after he had his passport extracted by the police. Tuna Altinel was one of the... (Full article)

14 May 19

Diderot Mathematical Forum

A Diderot Mathematical Forum on "Mathematics & Architecture" will be held on 8th June in 3 cities simultaneously: Helsinki, Porto, & Prague.

7 May 19

Reports on Impact of Mathematics

Several countries have released reports on the impact of Mathematics in society:

Socio-economic impact of mathematical research and... (Full article)
19 Apr 19

W.K. Clifford Prize Call for Nominations

W.K. Clifford Prize 2020 --- CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The W.K. Clifford Prize is an international scientific prize designed to encourage young researchers to compete for excellence in theoretical and applied Clifford algebras, their... (Full article)

29 Mar 19 Algebra, Analysis and its Applications, Geometry, Mathematical Physics, Mathematics in Science and Technology

The Basque Center for Applied Mathematics - BCAM launches a photography contest to celebrate its 10th anniversary

The Basque Centre for Applied Mathematics - BCAM has organized several scientific and disseminative activities to commemorate its 10 years of trajectory dedicated to research and knowledge transfer on applied mathematics. Among these activities... (Full article)

26 Mar 19 Algebra, Algebraic and Complex Geometry, Analysis and its Applications, Combinatorics, Control Theory and Optimization, Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations, Geometry, History of Mathematics, Lie Theory and Generalizations, Logic and Foundations, Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science, Mathematical Physics, Mathematics Education and Popularization of Mathematics, Mathematics in Science and Technology, Number Theory, Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, Partial Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Topology

EMS e-News 30, March 2019




Dear members of the EMS,

This is a short summary of my vision for the EMS in the next four years.

Although the EMS is a well-functioning society, there is always room for improvement and there... (Full article)

25 Mar 19 e-News

International Prize in Statistics Awarded to Bradley Efron

The International Prize in Statistics has been awarded to Bradley Efron, professor of statistics and biomedical data science at Stanford University, in recognition of the "bootstrap", a method he developed in 1977 for assessing the uncertainty of... (Full article)

22 Mar 19

Abel Prize 2019 awarded to Karen Unlenbeck

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2019 to Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck of the University of Texas at Austin, USA “for her pioneering achievements in geometric partial differential equations, gauge... (Full article)

19 Mar 19

Open Call for Vasil A. Popov Prize

The call for nominations for 9th Vasil A. Popov Prize is open until January 31, 2020. The prize is aimed to an outstanding young approximation theorist who did not have their terminal degree on January 31, 2014. It will be awarded at the... (Full article)

19 Mar 19

Request for comments from the ICM Structure Committee

The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) is widely considered to be the premier conference for mathematicians. In the last few years there has been discussion regarding ways in which the process for structuring the ICM and inviting... (Full article)

23 Feb 19

Response of EMS to potential changes for ERC

According to the EU news, a reorganisation of the Research and Innovation Directorate General of the European Commission is... (Full article)

20 Feb 19

Survey by the EMS Education Committee

Student transition from school-level mathematics to university-level mathematics, often referred to as the secondary-tertiary transition
(STT) is an enduring, complicated and multi-faceted process. The EMS Education Committee is conducting... (Full article)

15 Feb 19

Feedback from the EMS on the Implementation of Plan S

The mathematical community has been for a long time on the forefront of establishing an accessible, efficient, fair and transparent scholarly publishing system. The EMS and its Publications and Electronic Dissemination Committee are in favour of... (Full article)

8 Feb 19

Open Position for Managing Editor of EMS - Publishing House in Berlin

The European Mathematical Society has today signed the founding papers for the European Mathematical Society- EMS- Publishing House in Berlin which will be the successor of the current EMS PH located in Zürich. Many thanks to Thomas Hintermann,... (Full article)

6 Feb 19

Caucasian Mathematics Conference (CMC-III)

The third Caucasian Mathematics Conference (CMC-III) will be organized in Rostov-on-Don, Russia on August 26-29, 2019, under the auspices of the European Mathematical Society (EMS) on the base of Southern Federal University and with cooperation... (Full article)

4 Feb 19

Wolf Prize in Mathematics 2019 awarded to Lawler and le Gall

The winners of the Wolf Prize in Mathematics 2019 are Prof. Gregory Lawler, Chicago University, for his comprehensive and pioneering research on erased loops and random walks and Prof. Jean Francois le Gall, Paris Sud Orsay University, for his... (Full article)

17 Jan 19

Abel Prize announcement March 19

The winner of the Abel Prize 2019 will be announced on the 19th of March at 11 GMT (12 noon in Oslo, Norway). The announcement will be transmitted as a live webcast and can be watched on the... (Full article)

15 Jan 19

Decease of Prof. Sir Michael Atiyah

Sir Michael Atiyah FRS, honorary professor at the University of Edinburgh, has passed away on 11 January 2019, at the age of 89. He held many positions including Savilian Professor of Geometry in Oxford, President of the Royal Society UK, Master... (Full article)

12 Jan 19

Decease of Prof. Peter Swinnerton-Dyer

Prof. Sir Peter Swinnerton-Dyer Bt KBE FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge (UK), has passed away on 26 December 2018, at the age of 91. He was a leading number theorist of his generation.

1 Jan 19

Decease of Prof. Jean Bourgain

Prof. Jean Bourgain, Institute for Advanced Study Princeton (US), has passed away on 22 December 2018, at the age of 64. He obtained the Fields Medal in 1994. He was also awarded the Shaw Prize, the Crafoord Prize and the Breakthrough Prize in... (Full article)

30 Dec 18

Decease of Prof. Elias Stein

Prof. Elias M. Stein, Princeton University (US), has passed away on 23 December 2018, at the age of 87. He was a leading figure in the field of harmonic analysis.

25 Dec 18

The EMS condemns Taylor & Francis's attack on freedom of science

The European Mathematical Society has become aware of serious mistreatment by the publishing company Taylor & Francis of the Iranian mathematicians Abbas Fakhari and Mohammad Soufi.

Their paper "Saturation of Generalized Partially... (Full article)

12 Dec 18

Open Call for Hirzebruch Lecture at 8ECM

The German Mathematical Society (DMV) and the European Mathematical Society (EMS) have jointly agreed to establish a “Hirzebruch Lecture" given as a part of the European Congresses of Mathematics. Nominations for the Hirzebruch Lecture at 8ECM... (Full article)

10 Dec 18

EMS e-News 29, December 2018



- EMS Protest against the arrest of Betül Tanbay

The EMS issued a statement on 16th November 2018, strongly protesting the detention by the Turkish authorities of our Vice-President Elect Professor Betül Tanbay... (Full article)

10 Dec 18 e-News