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Zentralblatt: New Interface - freely available until the end of the year

Zentralblatt MATH (zbMATH) features a completely new and user-friendly interface. To advertise it, the database can be searched by everybody for free until the end of the year. Try it!
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20 Nov 13

Zemánek Prize awarded to Michael Hartz

The Jaroslav and Barbara Zemánek Prize in functional analysis with emphasis on operator theory for 2020 is awarded to Michael Hartz (Universität des Saarlandes, Germany) for his work on operator-oriented function theory of several variables.

14 Aug 20

zbMATH to become Open Access

Zentralblatt MATH (zbMATH) is the world’s most comprehensive and longest-running abstracting and reviewing service in pure and applied mathematics. It is edited by the EMS, the Heidelberg... (Full article)

17 Dec 19

Year of Mathematical Biology 2018

Together with the European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology ESMTB, the EMS will organize the Year of Mathematical Biology 2018. This year will feature events related to mathematical biology... (Full article)

16 Aug 16 Mathematics in Science and Technology European mathematics

XVI Jacques-Louis Lions Spanish-French School on Numerical Simulation in Physics and Engineering, Spain, Sep 2014

The Spanish Society of Applied Mathematics (SEMA), in cooperation with the Society of Applied and Industrial Mathematics (SMAI), is pleased to announce the

XVI Jacques-Louis Lions Spanish-French School on Numerical Simulation in Physics... (Full article)

23 Jan 14

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

Wolf prize in mathematics awarded to Mostow and Artin

The Wolf prize for mathematics was awarded to Prof. George Mostow of Yale University for his fundamental and pioneering contribution to geometry and Lie group theory. He will share the prize with Prof. Michael Artin of the Massachusetts Institute... (Full article)

7 Jan 13

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

Wolf Prize 2020 awarded to Donaldson and Eliashberg

The 2020 Wolf Prize in Mathematics is awarded jointly to Simon Donaldson, Imperial College London and Simons Center, Stony Brook, and Yakov Eliashberg, Stanford University, “for their contributions to differential geometry and topology.”

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13 Mar 20

William P. Thurston 1946 - 2012

William P. Thurston died August 21 at the age of 65. After many groundbreaking results in foliation theory, Thurston became a pioneer in the field of low-dimensional topology. Thurston's geometric ideas developed initially in connection with... (Full article)

23 Aug 12

Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software, First Call for Nominations

In honour of the outstanding contributions of James Hardy Wilkinson to the field of numerical software, Argonne National Laboratory, the National Physical Laboratory, and the Numerical Algorithms Group award the Wilkinson Prize for Numerical... (Full article)

17 Mar 14

Welcome message from EMS president Pavel Exner

Pavel Exner from the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Prague has taken over as president of the European Mathematical Society from Marta Sanz-Solé. 
In his ... (Full article)

6 Jan 15

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

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

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


The W. K. Clifford Prize is a new international scientific prize for young researchers, which intends to encourage young researchers to compete for excellence in theoretical and applied Clifford algebras, their analysis and geometry. The award... (Full article)

1 Feb 11 Calls

Vicent Caselles 1960-2013

On the 15th of August, Professor Vicent Caselles passed away at the age of 53 in Barcelona. Vicent was the leader of the research group on Image Processing at the University Pompeu Fabra (UPF, Barcelona), a landmark in the World on this... (Full article)

19 Aug 13

Venues for lectures by Tamar Ziegler, the EMS lecturer 2013

The EMS meetings committee has appointed Tamar Ziegler (Technion, Haifa, Israel) as EMS Lecturer in 2013. Prof. Ziegler is a specialist in ergodic theory and in number theory. She has collaborated with, amongst others, Vitaly Bergelson, Ben Green... (Full article)

15 Jan 13

Update on the arrest of Tuna Altinel & report from the court

Tuna Altinel, EMS member and Professor at the Université Lyon 1 in France, was imprisoned in Turkey on 11th May. At the time, the EMS issued a statement... (Full article)

19 Aug 19

Update on ERC calls for proposals (2014)

Since the new programme 'Horizon 2020' has not been finally adopted by the EU, the ERC scientific council can only provide a schedule for the next ERC calls on an indicative basis, as described below:
Publication of the provisional schedule... (Full article)

19 Apr 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

Turkey: EMS protests against persecutions

More than a thousand participants of the Seventh European Congress of Mathematics, the largest professional meeting of mathematicians on our continent, representing a community tens of thousands strong, took the opportunity of the congress's... (Full article)

25 Jul 16 European mathematics

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

Third call for applications for the Poincaré Chair (2016/2017)

The Henri Poincaré Institute (IHP, Paris 5th) is inviting applications for the Poincaré Chair, a programme that enables... (Full article)

9 Feb 15 Calls

The Women in Mathematics Committee expresses their condolences for the death of Maryam Mirzakhani.

Maryam Mirzakhani (1977 - 2017)

The Women in Mathematics Committee of the EMS is deeply saddened by the untimely death of Maryam Mirzakhani on July 14. Her work was recognized  worldwide by the international mathematical community, in... (Full article)

30 Jul 17