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ICM 2014: Travel grants to 1000 mathematicians from developing countries

The Organizing Committee of ICM 2014 offers to invite 1,000 mathematicians from developing countries to Korea to participate in ICM 2014. The ICM 2014 Travel Fellowship Fund was set up and the Organizing Committee of ICM 2014 estimates the... (Full article)

15 Jun 13

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

BIRS-CMO running despite earthquakes in Mexico

Despite of the tragic and devastating earthquakes that hit Mexico, all current BIRS (Banff International Research Station) workshops hosted by Casa Matemática Oaxaca (CMO) have not been affected, and that all future workshops will be proceeding... (Full article)

24 Sep 17

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

Response of EMS to potential changes for ERC

According to the EU news, a reorganisation of the Research and Innovation Directorate General of the European Commission is... (Full article)

20 Feb 19

ICM 2014: List of plenary and session speakers published


12 Sep 13

The 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum

The 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) will take place in Heidelberg, Germany during September 23 – 28, 2018. At HLF all winners of the Fields Medal, the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the Nevanlinna Prize, and the ACM Prize in Computing... (Full article)

17 Nov 17

5th Croatian Mathematical Congress

The 5th Croatian Mathematical Congress, organized by the Croatian Mathematical Society (CMS) and the Department of Mathematics, University of Rijeka, was held in Rijeka from 18th to 21th June 2012. The scientific part of the Congress consisted of... (Full article)

10 Sep 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’.
... (Full article)

26 Nov 11

The new ECMI blog

The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI) is pleased to announce the ECMI blog is now online at It contains up-to-date information about events and... (Full article)

25 Mar 15

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

Stephen Smale Prize: Call for nominations

The second Stephen Smale Prize will be awarded during the meeting Foundations of Computational Mathematics (FoCM) in Montevideo in December 2014. Nominations are invited and should be sent to FoCM secretary Antonella Zanna at:
... (Full article)

2 Dec 13

Heidelberg Laureate Forum

A chance for undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students in mathematics and computer science to meet Abel Laureates, Fields Medallists and Turing Prize Winners! See http://heidelberg-laureate-... (Full article)

29 Nov 12

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

CIRM: Call for conferences in 2016

The Centre International de Rencontres Mathématiques (CIRM) at Luminy, France, invites submission for proposals of one-week mathematical conferences, workshops or thematic schools to take place in 2016. Deadline: 31 March 2014.
Information... (Full article)

17 Feb 14

Médailles awarded by CNRS

The CNRS (France) has awarded on 15 March 2018 the médailles d'argent, de bronze and de cristal. Among the 82 awardees there are mathematical winners: Grégory Miermont (UMPA), médaille d’argent, Anne-Laure Dalibard (LJLL), médaille de bronze,... (Full article)

18 Mar 18

European Launch of MPE 2013, March 5, Paris

The International Year Mathematics of Planet Earth will be officially launched at the UNESCO buildings in Paris on March 5. There will be brief speeches by, among others, Wendelin Werner representing the IMU and by Marta Sanz-Solé, the president... (Full article)

31 Jan 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

2017 Silver and Bronze Medals in Mathematics

Christophe Breuil (CNRS and Université Paris-Sud Orsay) is the winner of the médaille d’argent 2017, and Béatrice de Tilière (CNRS, Université Paris-Est Créteil, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée) is the winner of the médaille de bronze 2017... (Full article)

20 Feb 17

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

New ICIAM web site

The International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), the worldwide organisation for professional applied mathematics societies, has redesigned its web site. Have a look!

1 Jan 16

EU: New action under HORIZON 2020

The European Commission announces a new EU research funding action within HORIZON 2020 'Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation’. The aim of the action is to reduce the disparities across Europe in research and innovation performance.... (Full article)

12 Jun 14

EMS on Open Access - Update July 2018

To react to ongoing discussion about the open access, in particular, those taking place at the ESOF in Toulouse, the EMS wants to reiterate its position with respect to this question, see... (Full article)

10 Jul 18

Joint Meeting of the AMS and the Romanian Mathematical Society

The Joint International Meeting of the AMS and the Romanian Mathematical Society is organized in partnership with the Simion Stoilow Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy (IMAR) and will take place at "1 Decembrie 1918" University of... (Full article)

14 Feb 13