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EMS President on Trump's Executive Order

"The European Mathematical Society is closely following the activities of our American colleagues in response to the Executive Order signed by US President Donald Trump, temporarily suspending travel to the US from seven countries. I support... (Full article)

31 Jan 17

Abel Prize 2014 awarded to Yakov G. Sinai

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2014 to Yakov G. Sinai (78) of Princeton University, USA, and the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, "for his fundamental... (Full article)

26 Mar 14

Passing of Vaughan Jones

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Vaughan F. R. Jones.

Sir Vaughan Jones, Stevenson Distinguished Professor of Mathematics of Vanderbilt University and Professor Emeritus of the University of California, Berkeley,... (Full article)

11 Sep 20

EMS Distinguished Speakers

The EMS is a co-organizer of two mathematical conferences in the first half of 2013, the EMS-DMF Joint Mathematical Weekend in Aarhus (Denmark), April 5-7 and the 1st European-Nordic Congress of Mathematicians in Lund (Sweden), June 10-13. The... (Full article)

8 Feb 13

ERC advanced grants to 294 senior top researchers in Europe

With a budget of just over €660 million, the European Research Council (ERC) is funding 294 top researchers in the fourth competition for its coveted Advanced Grants. This Advanced Grant call attracted 2284 proposals, which is a 13% rise from the... (Full article)

24 Jan 12

The IMU Prizes Winners Announced

The IMU prize winners have been announced at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2010 in Hyderabad, India. Fields Medalists are Elon Lindenstrauss, Ngô Bào Châu, Stanislav Smirnov, Cédric Villani. Nevanlinna Prize winner is Daniel... (Full article)

19 Aug 10

March for Science

The March for Science is the first step of a global movement to defend the vital role science plays in our health, safety, economies, and governments. There will be local marchs on cities around the globe on April 22, 2017.

19 Apr 17

PI Day 2020 at PI, featuring mathematicians around the world

Most events for March 14 = PI Day = The International Day of Mathematics had to be cancelled due to the corona crisis. At the Wolfgang Pauli Institute in Vienna, an online event in form of a 24 minutes video happened, where WPI director Norbert... (Full article)

18 Mar 20

Petition to Support an Increase in Budget for Horizon Europe

The proposed EU budget for Horizon Europe (the successor framework to Horizon 2020) is smaller than expected, and puts Europe behind other advanced economies on scientific investment. Please consider signing... (Full article)

10 Jul 18

Kenneth Appel 1932-2013

Kenneth Appel, who proved the Four Color Theorem with Wolfgang Haken, died April 19 at the age of 80. Their proof, published in two parts in the Illinois Journal of Mathematics in 1977, was the first major proof that involved extensive computer... (Full article)

2 May 13

Abel Prize announcement on March 21

The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Nils Christian Stenseth, will announce the winner of the 2012 Abel Prize on the 21st of March. The chair of the Abel committee, Ragni Piene, will then state the reasons for the... (Full article)

16 Mar 12

5th World Conference on 21st Century Mathematics, Lahore 2011: Declaration of support

The 5th World conference on 21st century mathematics took place at the Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences (ASSMS) at Lahore (Pakistan) in the period 9-13 February 2011. Info: http://... (Full article)

13 Feb 11

EMS protest against the detention of Betül Tanbay

The European Mathematical Society is outraged at the news that the Turkish police have detained, in Istanbul on the morning of 16th November 2018, Professor Betül Tanbay, a member of the EMS Executive Committee. We are incredulous at the... (Full article)

16 Nov 18

ICERM programs

During the academic year 2014-15, the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics at Brown University will focus on semester programs on High-dimensional Approximation (http://icerm... (Full article)

26 Jul 13

EMS paper on Open access

The Publications Committee of the EMS has drafted a report that analyzes the rapidly changing publication patterns, in particular various options of Open Access and makes recommendations to mathematicians, publishers, libraries and the public... (Full article)

5 Dec 14

Daubechies wins Nemmers Prize 2012

Northwestern University has named Ingrid Daubechies the 2012 recipient of the Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize in mathematics. The award recognizes Daubechies' passion as an educator and her work on wavelets, which help with data and image processing... (Full article)

30 Apr 12

Last Calls under the FP 7 programme

A series of calls under the FP 7 programme has recently been issued: .
The following might be of... (Full article)

28 Jul 12

Shaw Prize 2011 awarded to Christodoulou and Hamilton

The Shaw Prize in the Mathematical Sciences 2011 is awarded in equal shares to Demetrios Christodoulou (ETH Zurich) and to Richard S Hamilton (Columbia Univ., NY) for their highly innovative works on nonlinear partial differential equations in... (Full article)

14 Jun 11

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

ICIAM 2015, Call for nominations, Olga Taussky-Todd lecture

A call for nominations has been issued for the third Olga Taussky-Todd lecture, to be given by a female speaker at ICIAM (International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) in Beijing over 10-14 August 2015. A nomination will consist... (Full article)

15 Nov 13

Announcement of the next meeting of the EMS Council Prague, June 23 and 24, 2018

The EMS Council meets every second year. The next meeting will be held in Prague, June 23 and 24, 2018 at Balling Hall at the National Library of Technology (Technická 2710/6, 160 80 Praha 6 - Dejvice). The Council meeting starts at 14.00 on... (Full article)

20 Nov 17

2. day of EMS council in Krakow

The second day of the EMS council in Krakow started with elections with the following results:
Vice-presidents (2013-16): Franco Brezzi, Martin Raussen
New members-at-large of the executive committee (2013-16): Laurence Halpern, Gert-... (Full article)

1 Jul 12

EUROMATH 2013 in Gothenburg

Following up similar events in the years 2009-2012, the conference EUROMATH 2013 for students age 12-18 will be held at Gothenburg (Sweden) in the week 10 - 14 April, 2013. The conference will consist of several workshops and sessions covering... (Full article)

1 Oct 12

Mario Wschebor 1939-2011

Mario Wschebor, Professor at the Universidad de la República (Montevideo, Uruguay), passed away on the 16th of September 2011. After graduation in Uruguay, Wschebor moved to France to pursue his education in analysis and probability. In 1972, he... (Full article)

19 Sep 11

The inaugural IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships Awarded

Thanks to a generous donation by the winners of the Breakthrough Prizes in Mathematics – Ian Agol, Simon Donaldson, Maxim Kontsevich, Jacob Lurie, Terence Tao and Richard Taylor – IMU (The... (Full article)

23 Nov 16


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