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Fefferman and Schoen win 2017 Wolf Prize

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University, and Richard Schoen, University of California, Irvine, have been named the winners of the 2017 Wolf Prize in Mathematics for "their striking contributions to analysis and geometry."

19 Jan 17

PROMYS Europe 2020

PROMYS Europe is designed to encourage mathematically ambitious students who are at least 16 to explore the creative world of mathematics. Participants tackle fundamental mathematical questions within a richly stimulating and supportive... (Full article)

9 Dec 19

Newton Institute calls for proposals

The Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Cambridge, UK, invites proposals for research programmes in all areas of the mathematical sciences and their applications. The Scientific Steering Committee usually meets twice each year to... (Full article)

12 Apr 12

President Putin signs controversial Academy of Sciences Reform Bill

Despite numerous protests from scientists in Russia and abroad, President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a controversial bill to reform the Academy of Sciences, the country’s leading scientific research establishment comprising about 50,000... (Full article)

2 Oct 13

Decease of Prof. Thomas Friedrich

Prof. Thomas Friedrich, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Germany), has passed away on 27 February 2018, at the age of 68. Thomas Friedrich made significant contributions in differential geometry and global analysis.

16 Mar 18

Call for a joint EMS-IML summer school 2013

The European Mathematical Society and Institut Mittag-Leffler (Djursholm, Sweden) advertise the possibility of organizing a one week mathematical summer school with at most 20 participants during the period 22 May – 19 July 2013.
The... (Full article)

17 Sep 12

Epstein and Trèves awarded Bergman Prize

Charles L. Epstein (University of Pennsylvania, US) and François Trèves (Rutgers University, US) have been awarded the 2016 Stefan Bergman Prize for their profound contributions to complex analysis and geometry.

18 Mar 17

CRM invites young researchers from developing countries

The DevMath-CRM Program (Supporting Maths in Developing World) aims to support mathematical research in developing countries. In the frame of this program, the CRM will host, for stays ranging between 1 and 3 months, young researchers wishing to... (Full article)

6 Jun 12

First calls for HORIZON 2020 issued

Horizon 2020 is the new EU funding programme for research and innovation running from 2014 to 2020 with a €70 billion budget. The first calls for proposals for Horizon 2020 have been issued on December 12, among them calls for proposals for ERC... (Full article)

12 Dec 13

Turkish academics persecuted for signing a petition

Turkish academics who have openly criticized Turkey’s military crackdown on ethnic Kurdish communities are now feeling the wrath of their government. In recent days, the government arrested 33 academics. Although all have since been released,... (Full article)

4 Feb 16

Edelsbrunner receives Wittgenstein Award

Prof. Herbert Edelsbrunner, Institute of Science and Technology Austria, has received the Wittgenstein Award, the most prestigious award for science and research in Austria.

6 Jul 18

Rating of mathematical journal by expert mathematicians?

A working group formed jointly by the IMU and ICIAM has put forward a report with suggestions on how to counteract negative aspects of assessment of mathematical research by bibliometric data alone. The group has considered how the IMU and ICIAM... (Full article)

9 Aug 11

Special International Year of Statistics 2013: Video Released

The International Year of Statistics launch video is now available for you to view, use and distribute.
Created by SAS, the video does an excellent job portraying the many and varied ways that statistics impacts our lives.
Titled... (Full article)

10 Dec 12

Beilinson and Kazhdan awarded 2020 Shaw Prize

The 2020 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences is awarded in equal shares to Alexander Beilinson, University of Chicago, and David Kazhdan, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, for their huge influence on and profound contributions to representation... (Full article)

22 May 20

Cédric Villani elected to the National Assembly of France

The French mathematician Cédric Villani, Fields Medal in 2010, and director of the Institut Henri-Poincaré Paris since 2009, has been elected to the National Assembly of France by the 5e circonscription de l'Essonne.... (Full article)

19 Jun 17

Eminent Russian mathematician detained and fined

The Russian mathematician Victor Vassiliev, member of the Russian academy of sciences and president of the Moscow Mathematical Society, famous for the invention of Vassiliev invariants in knot theory, was arrested in Moscow on February 21, 2014,... (Full article)

6 Mar 14

Call for Bids for the 9ECM

Outline bids from mathematicians to organize the 2024 Congress are now invited, and should reach the EMS Secretariat by 28 February 2019.

These bids need only be outline bids giving a clear idea of the... (Full article)

10 Nov 18

W.K. Clifford Prize 2014 - Call for nominations

The next W. K. Clifford Prize, an international scientific prize for young researchers, which intends to encourage them to compete for excellence in theoretical and applied Clifford algebras, their analysis and geometry, will be awarded at the... (Full article)

4 Feb 13

EMS council elects new officers

At its meeting on June 28, the council of the EMS elected three officers who will take over at the very beginning of 2015.

EMS president: Pavel Exner,  Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Secretary: Sjoerd Verduyn Lunel,... (Full article)
28 Jun 14

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

Polish president Bronislaw Komorowski honorary patron of the 6ECM

Mr. Bronislaw Komorowski, the President of Poland, has graciously agreed to become the honorary patron of the 6ECM.
In a letter to the organisers, his Chief of Staff wrote that this fact reflected the President's appreciation of the... (Full article)

9 Jan 12

Wallenberg foundation supports Swedish research in mathematics

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has decided in collaboration with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to support Swedish research in mathematics. The Foundation is now investing up to SEK 200 million during a six-year period in order... (Full article)

9 Apr 13

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

Prof. Andrzej Pelczar died on May 18, 2010

We regret to inform you that Prof. Andrzej Pelczar died on May 18, 2010. Prof. Pelczar was a strong proponent of European mathematics, serving as member of the Executive Committee and Vice President of the European Mathematical Society. He was... (Full article)

19 May 10

New tool for the job market for mathematicians

Two graduate students from Berlin have designed a new tool MathHire for the job market for mathematicians that turns more and more global. Apart from allowing to publish easily searchable job advertisements,... (Full article)

17 Oct 16