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Open calls from EMS Committee for Developing Countries

ERCE call 5 opens. ERCE (Emerging Regional Centres of Excellence) is a label awarded by the EMS to centres showing an outstanding level in its area of influence in research and education. ERCE centres are selected among those which play an... (Full article)

29 Dec 17

Call for nominations for IMU prizes

The IMU seeks nominations for the following prizes to be awarded at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018.
Nominations should be sent by December 31, 2016 to the Prize Committee Chairs.

Fields Medals. Awarded every 4 years... (Full article)
23 Nov 16

Call for CIMPA research schools in 2014

CIMPA is a UNESCO centre located in Nice, France, with financial support from France, the
Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Switzerland, Norway, Spain and UNESCO. Its aim is to promote
international cooperation in higher education and... (Full article)

7 Mar 12

EMS and LMS celebrate anniversaries in Birmingham, UK

Mathematicians from across the world will be meeting at the University of Birmingham this week-end to celebrate  the 150th year of the London Mathematical Society (LMS) and the 25th year of the European Mathematical Society (EMS).

The... (Full article)

17 Sep 15

Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013

The North American Mathematical Sciences Institutes announce a special year of emphasis on the Mathematics of Planet Earth in 2013, interpreted as broadly as possible. Earth is a planet with dynamic processes in the mantle, oceans and atmosphere... (Full article)

1 Feb 11

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

Decease of Prof. Thomas Friedrich

Prof. Thomas Friedrich, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Germany), has passed away on 27 February 2018, at the age of 68. Thomas Friedrich made significant contributions in differential geometry and global analysis.

16 Mar 18

ISE on the help to researchers stranded abroad after US immigration ban

Initiative for Science in Europe, a lobbying organization of which the EMS is a member, came with an initiative to coordinate help offers to researchers stranded abroad after US immigration ban. Those who want to offer a temporary harbour to such... (Full article)

2 Feb 17

Congress and Exhibition on Cyprus: East meets West

The East-Meets-West on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Congress and Exhibition will be held during 1-4 September 2012 at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus. The Congress is organized by the European Office of Cyprus and will explore new... (Full article)

16 Apr 12

Call for proposals at the Newton Institute

The Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Cambridge, UK, invites proposals for research programmes in any branch of mathematics or the mathematical sciences. The deadline for submission is 31 July 2011, for consideration at the meeting of... (Full article)

24 May 11

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

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

Edelsbrunner receives Wittgenstein Award

Prof. Herbert Edelsbrunner, Institute of Science and Technology Austria, has received the Wittgenstein Award, the most prestigious award for science and research in Austria.

6 Jul 18

Decease of Prof. George Mostow

George D. Mostow, professor emeritus at Yale University, winner of the Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research and the Wolf Prize, died on 4 April 2017, at the age of 93.

3 May 17

Dutch Mathematician Ieke Moerdjik wins the Spinoza Prize

Ieke Moerdijk, professor of Algebra and Topology at Radboud University Nijmegen, has won the Spinoza Prize, the highest award in science in the Netherlands. The award consists in the amount of 2.5 million euros intended to fund research and is... (Full article)

30 Jun 12

ICTP launches iTunes U site

The Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) has joined iTunes U, the iTunes Store area that offers free, downloadable educational content from leading educational institutions. ICTP on iTunes U features over 240 videos of... (Full article)

15 Sep 11

Geometry/Topology research programme at VU Amsterdam terminated

As result of a restructuring plan published two years ago (cf information below), the Free University Amsterdam (VU) has now formally terminated the Geometry/Topology research programmes. The VU did not dismiss the members of the Geometry Section... (Full article)

29 May 13

Call for Bids for the 9ECM

Outline bids from mathematicians to organize the 2024 Congress are now invited, and should reach the EMS Secretariat by 28 February 2019.

These bids need only be outline bids giving a clear idea of the... (Full article)

10 Nov 18

EMS committee Raising Public Awareness Committee present at ESOF 2012.

Dublin will host the next European Science Open Forum ESOF 2012, July 11-15.
One of the keynote speakers is Marcus du Sautoy.
The present and the previous head of the RPA committee of the EMS, Ehrhard Behrends and Robin Wilson, will... (Full article)

27 Oct 11

Hirzebruch lecture at forthcoming European Congresses of Mathematics

In honour of the memory of Professor Friedrich Hirzebruch, an outstanding German mathematician and the first President of the European Mathematical Society (EMS), the Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung (DMV) and the EMS have jointly agreed to... (Full article)

19 Aug 13

Survey by the EMS Education Committee

Student transition from school-level mathematics to university-level mathematics, often referred to as the secondary-tertiary transition
(STT) is an enduring, complicated and multi-faceted process. The EMS Education Committee is conducting... (Full article)

15 Feb 19

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

2018 Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research in Discrete Mathematics/Logic to Sergey Fomin and Andrei Zelevinsky

The 2018 Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research in Discrete Mathematics/Logic will be awarded to Sergey Fomin and Andrei Zelevinsky (posthumously) for their paper "Cluster algebras I: Foundations," published in 2002 in the Journal of... (Full article)

17 Nov 17

Fermat Prize to Bhargava and Rodianski

The Fermat Prize 2011 has been awarded jointly to Manjul Bhargava for his work on various generalizations of the Davenport-Heilbronn estimates and for his recent startling results (with Arul Shankar) on the average rank of elliptic curves; and to... (Full article)

20 Jan 12