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Chang and Atiyah to give the Noether and Abel Lectures at ICM 2018

The 2018 ICM Noether Lecturer is Sun-Yung Alice Chang, Princeton University, for her leading contributions to harmonic analysis, geometric analysis, differential geometry and partial differential equations.

The 2018 ICM Abel Lecturer is... (Full article)

17 Dec 17

Heinz Hopf Prize and Lectures

The first Heinz Hopf Lecture will be given by Helmut Hofer (Princeton) on December 3, 2013 at 17:15 in HG G 60 (Aula). The second Heinz Hopf Lecture will be given by Yakov Eliashberg (Stanford) on December 4, 2013 at 17:15 in HG F 1. The title of... (Full article)

25 Nov 13

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

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

ESF awards 14th European Latsis Prize to Uffe Haagerup

The European Science Foundation (ESF) has awarded this year’s European Latsis Prize to Professor Uffe Haagerup, an eminent mathematician at the University of Copenhagen. The theme for this year’s prize was “Mathematics” and Professor Haagerup was... (Full article)

23 Nov 12

EU Commissioner retitled to include "education" & "research"

Incoming EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel had been expected to have a remit of "Innovation and Youth". However after intensive lobbying by the EMS and others concerned that “education” and “research” were no longer explicitly represented, a last-... (Full article)

28 Nov 19

Stephen Hawking passed away

Stephen William Hawking, Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology of the University of Cambridge, died on 14 March 2018, at the age of 76. He worked on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of general relativity... (Full article)

14 Mar 18

Peter Sarnak awarded Wolf Prize

Peter Sarnak has been awarded the 2014 Wolf Prize in Mathematics. A mathematician of extremely broad spectrum and far-reaching vision, Sarnak has influenced the development of several mathematical fields, often by uncovering deep and unsuspected... (Full article)

7 Feb 14

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

Friedrich Hirzebruch 1927 - 2012

The first president of the European Mathematical Society, Friedrich Hirzebruch, has passed away. Fritz Hirzebruch studied mathematics at Münster. In 1956 he became professor at Bonn where he remained until his retirement. In 1980 he founded the... (Full article)

29 May 12

Experts for Horizon 2020 Advisory Groups: Call for expressions of interest

The European Commission has recently issued a call for experts who may be appointed members of Horizon 2020 advisory groups. Individuals can apply as acting in personal capacity, as representing a common interest or as representing an... (Full article)

31 Jan 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

Ramanujan prize 2011 awarded to Yuguang Shi

The International Center for Theoretical Physics in Trieste (Italy) hosted the 2010 Ramanujan Prize ceremony on 10 May 2011, honouring the work of award recipient Yuguang Shi, School of Mathematical Sciences, Peking University, China.
The... (Full article)

23 Jun 11

The Era of Mathematics

We live in the Era of Mathematics. The EMS has made a short video on the profound impact maths has on life and business in the 21st century. Please watch & share.

21 Feb 20

IMU "COVID-19 Resource Website"

The International Mathematical Union has a webpage for sharing links to:

Mathematical resources related to COVID-19 Online mathematics seminars
6 May 20

Eelbode Awarded Clifford Prize

David Eelbode of the University of Antwerp (Belgium) has been selected as the recipient of the second W.K. Clifford Prize, for his outstanding mathematical research achievements in the fields of harmonic and Clifford analysis with applications in... (Full article)

5 Jun 14

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

GeoLMI 2013 - Conference on Geometry and Algebra of Linear Matrix Inequalities

This is a conference organized by Didier Henrion and Monique Laurent, jointly with the 3rd official meeting of the GeoLMI project funded by the French National Research Agency. The aim is to bring together various researchers in pure and applied... (Full article)

17 Mar 13

Mikael Passare 1959-2011

Mikael Passare, Professor of mathematics at Stockholm University, passed away on the 15 September 2011 in a tragic accident. Passare received a doctorate in mathematics in 1984 from Uppsala University. He had been deputy director of the Institut... (Full article)

19 Sep 11

Call for bids to host the International Day of Mathematics website

The IMU is leading the project to declare an International Day of Mathematics (IDM) on March 14 ("Pi Day"). If UNESCO decides to proclaim the IDM, the first celebration is expected to be on March 14 in 2020. Now the IMU is inviting bids to host... (Full article)

12 Oct 18

Decease of Prof. Cathleen Morawetz

Cathleen Synge Morawetz, professor emerita at New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, US, passed away on 8th of August 2017, at the age of 94. She was the second woman to serve as president of the AMS (1995-1996) and the... (Full article)

17 Aug 17

Activities in Spain devoted to MPE 2013

As a contribution to the year Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013, the Royal Spanish Math Society (RSME) organizes two MPE activities:
Biomat 2013: Evolution and cooperation in social sciences and biomedicine.
RSME and Fisymat. Granada,... (Full article)

30 May 13

Fermat Prize 2011 awarded to Bhargava and Rodnianski

The 2011 Fermat Prize of Mathematical research has been awarded to
Manjul Bhargava, for his work on various generalizations of the Davenport-Heilbronn estimates and for his startling recent results (obtained with A. Shankar) on the average... (Full article)

5 Dec 11

International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (UK) - New Scientific Director

International Centre for Mathematical Sciences

New Scientific Director

The Board of ICMS is pleased to announce that
Professor Keith Ball
of University College London has been appointed
to... (Full article)

28 Feb 10

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