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Announcement of 2019 ICIAM Prizes

The 2019 ICIAM Prize winners are:

ICIAM Collatz Prize: Siddharta Mishra (ETH, Switzerland) ICIAM Lagrange Prize: George Papanicolau (Stanford University, USA) ICIAM Maxwell Prize: Claude Bardos (Université Paris Diderot, France) ICIAM... (Full article)
17 Sep 18

News from the ICIAM council

Two important decisions were taken at the council of ICIAM (International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) in Beijing (China) on May 11:
Maria J. Esteban has been chosen as new President-Elect. Among a number of other... (Full article)

14 May 13

Jean-Louis Loday 1946-2012

Jean-Louis Loday died as a consequence of an accident on June 6 atSables d'Olonne. Jean-Louis Loday was research director at the department of mathematics at Strasbourg; he was a specialist in algebraic topology. Jean-Louis Loday has spent his... (Full article)

8 Jun 12

Decease of Prof. Maryam Mirzakhani

Professor Maryam Mirzakhani, Stanford University, US, passed away on 14th of July, 2017, at the age of 40. She has been the first woman and the first iranian mathematician to receive the Fields Medal, awarded in 2014.

15 Jul 17

IMS announces 18 new fellows, among them EMS-president Marta Sanz-Solé

The Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected 18 new fellows named at the Joint Statistical Meetings/IMS Annual Meeting in Miami, Florida, USA: http://bulletin.imstat... (Full article)

10 Aug 11

Scientific mediation

The French learned society SMAI is happy to announce the launch of a scientific mediation cycle "SMAI & Musée des arts et métiers du CNAM". Details on the first meeting can be found here :... (Full article)

16 Apr 16

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

LMS prizes for 2013 announced

The Council of the London Mathematical Society announced the prize winners at the Society Meeting held at De Morgan house on 5 July:
De Morgan Medal – Professor John Thompson FRS, University of Cambridge
Naylor Prize and Lectureship... (Full article)

19 Aug 13

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

2013 Abel Prize - Call for Nominations

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters invites nominations for the 2013 Abel Prize. Nominations must include a description of the nominee's work and impact of the nominee/nominees, together with the names of distinguished specialists in the... (Full article)

9 Aug 12


This competition is part of the world initiative “Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013” (MPE2013) : .
The typical modules submitted to this competition can be of four forms and should... (Full article)

7 Oct 11

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

Ramanujan prize 2014: Call for nominations

The Ramanujan Prize for young mathematicians from developing countries has been awarded annually since the first winner was announced in 2005. The 2014 Prize will be funded and administered jointly by the Abdus Salam International Centre for... (Full article)

19 Nov 13

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

Open Access and Author Page Charges

In summer 2012, the three French Mathematical Societies (SMF, SMAI, SFDS) publicized a... (Full article)

25 Oct 12

6 ECM: Satellite meetings

So far, 17 conferences and workshops have been given the status of satellite meeting associated to the 6th European Congress of Mathematics in Krakow, Poland.
See the list at... (Full article)

9 Jan 12

Assaf Naor Receives 2019 Ostrowski Prize

Professor Assaf Naor, Princeton University, has been awarded the 2019 Ostrowski Prize in Higher Mathematics in recognition of his pioneering achievements at the interface of the geometry of Banach spaces, the structure of metric spaces and... (Full article)

12 Nov 19

ERC consolidator grants to 312 mid-career top researchers

The European Research Council (ERC) has selected 312 top scientists in its first Consolidator Grant competition. These mid-career scientists are awarded a total of nearly €575 million. Grants are worth up to €2.75 million each, with an average of... (Full article)

21 Jan 14

Public consultation on EU funds in the area of investment, research & innovation, SMEs and single market

In 2018, the EU Commission will make comprehensive proposals for the next generation of financial programmes for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework, which is the EU's long–term budget. Consultations are taking place in the context of... (Full article)

14 Feb 18

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

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

The impact of human interactions in mathematics

New research by Oxford Mathematician and Computer Scientist Ursula Martin and evaluator Laura Meagher reveal that the impact of mathematical achievements increases when there are human interaction, long term relationships and close working with... (Full article)

26 Jan 17

AMS Prizes and Awards 2011

The following prizes and awards were given at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in New Orleans:
* AMS Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement to John W. Milnor, Stony Brook University
* AMS Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition to... (Full article)

21 Jan 11

Decease of Louis Nirenberg

Prof. Louis Nirenberg, who was awarded the 2015 Abel Prize, died on 26 January 2020 at the age of 94. He made fundamental contributions to linear and nonlinear partial differential equations and their application to complex analysis and geometry... (Full article)

28 Jan 20

New call: Horizon 2020 - Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions - COFUND

A new call was issued under EU's programme HORIZON 2020:
The COFUND scheme aims at stimulating regional, national or international programmes to foster excellence in researchers' training, mobility and career development, spreading the best... (Full article)

24 Apr 14