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Elections to IMU Executive Committee

During the IMU General Assembly, there was the election to IMU Executive Committee members. It was elected the President, Carlos E. Kenig, the Secretary General, Helge Holden, the Vicepresidents, Nalini Joshi and Loysio G. Nongxa, and 6 Members... (Full article)

30 Jul 18

Kontsevich, Witten, and Seiberg Win Three-Million-Dollar Prize

Maxim Kontsevich, Nathan Seiberg, and Edward Witten have each won the US$3 million dollar Fundamental Physics Prize, a new prize that acknowledges accomplishments in fundamental physics and advances in closely related fields. The prize... (Full article)

14 Aug 12

European Success Stories in Industrial Mathematics

At a recent event held in Dublin, Ireland, the significant contribution of mathematics to the solving of problems in industry across Europe was highlighted with the launch of the book ‘European Success Stories in Industrial Mathematics’.
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26 Nov 11

2018 CIMPA Research Schools Programme

The 21 research schools CIMPA 2018 are now set. You can find them here. The registrations are opened.

3 Jun 17

Fermat Prize 2013 awarded to de Lellis and Hairer

The Fermat Prize awarded once every two years by the Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse has been awarded jointly to Camillo De Lellis for his fundamental contributions (in collaboration with László Székelyhidi) to the conjecture of Onsager... (Full article)

22 Nov 13

The EMS condemns Taylor & Francis's attack on freedom of science

The European Mathematical Society has become aware of serious mistreatment by the publishing company Taylor & Francis of the Iranian mathematicians Abbas Fakhari and Mohammad Soufi.

Their paper "Saturation of Generalized Partially... (Full article)

12 Dec 18

Ramanujan Prize 2013: Call for nominations

The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) calls for nominations for the 2013 Ramanujan Prize for young mathematicians from developing countries. The Prize winner must be less than 45 years of age on 31 December of the... (Full article)

13 Nov 12

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

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

Maths Fest 2016 in Canberra, Australia

3 events at the Australian National University at Canberra:

Advances in Ergodic Theory, Hyperbolic Dynamics & Statistical Law (28 November – 2 December 2016)

60th Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society (5... (Full article)

9 Jun 16

ICMI Award for Michèle Artigue, a really European researcher

ERME, the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education, adresses congratulations both to Michèle Artigue and Frederick Leung for the citation of their ICMI awards, and acknowledges their important contributions to mathematics education... (Full article)

23 Jan 14

Prize for Basic Sciences from Spanish Bank to Ingrid Daubechies and to David Mumford

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Basic Sciences goes this year, for the first time ever, to two mathematicians: to Ingrid Daubechies and David Mumford “for their works in pure mathematics, which have strongly influenced... (Full article)

22 Jan 13

European Industrial Doctorate Programm

An international consortium of eleven academic and eleven industrial partners has been awarded a "European Industrial Doctorate Program" (EID). Under the title "Reduced Order Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Coupled Systems" eleven... (Full article)

26 Nov 17

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

Staff reduction planned at Department of Mathematics at Leicester University, UK

The EMS is very concerned learning about plans for staff reductions at the Department of Mathematics at Leicester University, UK. Due to a challenging financial situation, the university’s administration has put forward plans to dismiss 5% of... (Full article)

19 Sep 16

New Editorial Board of the Journal of the European Mathematical Society

The Executive Committee of the EMS has appointed a new editorial board of its flagship journal, JEMS.
The EMS is greatly indebted to the departing editorial board, which under the leadership of Professor Brézis has raised the journal to its... (Full article)

27 May 14

Open Letter to the European Commission


The European Mathematical Society is concerned that in the new European Commission the areas of "education" and "research" are no longer explicitly represented, but instead are subsumed into "innovation and youth".

We... (Full article)

19 Sep 19

European-Nordic Congress in Lund (S): 2nd announcement

The 26th Nordic and 1st European-Nordic Congress of Mathematicians takes place on June 10-13, 2013 at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. The Congress is dedicated to the memory of Lars Hörmander (1931 - 2012),... (Full article)

6 Mar 13

Nouzha El Yacoubi elected new president of AMU

Nouzha El Yacoubi, professor at the Faculty of Sciences of Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco, has been elected president of the African Mathematical Union (AMU), for the period 2017-2021. She is the first woman in this position.

31 Jan 18

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

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

Abel in Barcelona

On behalf of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and in collaboration with the Catalan Mathematical Society, the Institute of Catalan Studies is hosting a one-day symposium on the occasion of the meeting of the Abel Committee in... (Full article)

20 Dec 16

ERC Farewell from J-P. Bourguignon

In 1998 Jean-Pierre Bourguignon stood down as President of the European Mathematical Society. 21 years later he is stepping down as President of the European Research Council. We offer him our profound thanks for these years of service to... (Full article)

27 Dec 19