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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

Mentoring African Research in Mathematics (MARM)

The London Mathematical Society (LMS) and the International Mathematical Union (IMU) in association with the African Mathematics Millennium Science Initiative (AMMSI) are seeking applications for grants to support mathematics and its teaching in... (Full article)

3 Sep 13

#WomenInMaths Twitter contest

In line with its commitment to gender equality and the promotion of scientific vocations among young women, BCAM launches the Twitter contest #WomenInMaths. The aim of this competition is to choose the name of the center's seminar room, in honour... (Full article)

30 Sep 19

5th Congress of Mathematics Teachers of the Republic of Croatia

In Zagreb the 5th Congress of Mathematics Teachers of the Republic of Croatia was held July 2nd to 5th, 2012. About 700 teachers of mathematics from primary and secondary level schools took part in the congress, and the lectures and workshops... (Full article)

10 Sep 12

Heinz Hopf Prize 2011 to Michael Rapoport

The Heinz Hopf Prize 2011 at ETH Zurich has been awarded to Michael Rapoport (University of Bonn, Germany).
The award ceremony for the Heinz Hopf Prize 2011 will take place on October 25, 2011 at 6 pm in HG G60 (Aula); the prize will be... (Full article)

28 Sep 11

Decease of Prof. Alan Baker

Professor Alan Baker, Cambridge University (UK), passed away at the age of 78, on 4 February 2018. Professor Baker was awarded a Fields Medal in 1970 for his fundamental contributions to the theory of Diophantine equations.

7 Feb 18

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

Call for applications for the 2nd Heidelberg Laureate Forum

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF) is looking for outstanding young mathematicians and computer scientists from all over the world who would like to get the chance to personally meet distinguished experts from both disciplines and... (Full article)

28 Nov 13

Decease of Prof. John Tate

Prof. John T. Tate, the 2010 Abel Prize winner who made fundamental contributions to algebraic number theory and arithmetic geometry, died on 16 October 2019 at the age of 94.

22 Jan 20

1st European-Nordic Congress of Mathematicians

The 26th Nordic Congress of Mathematicians will be held in Lund from 10 to 13 June 2013. In the tradition of the previous three meetings, the congress will be organised jointly with a partner society. In 2013, the partner will be the European... (Full article)

28 Nov 12

Norwegian Academy and seismic company PGS support mathematics in Norway and in Africa

Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) and the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters have signed a cooperation agreement regarding support for measures to increase interest in mathematics in general and to improve competence in mathematics both in... (Full article)

28 Nov 11

Assaf Naor awarded 2018 Nemmers Prize

Assaf Naor, Princeton University, has been awarded the 2018 Frederic Esser Nemmers Mathematics Prize for "his profound work on the geometry of metric spaces, which has led to breakthroughs in the theory of algorithms." The prize carries with it a... (Full article)

20 Apr 18

Talks by the 2009 EMS Lecturer, Ingrid Daubechies is available

The talks by the 2009 EMS Lecturer, Ingrid Daubechies (Princeton), delivered at the European Women in Mathematics meeting (Novi Sad, Serbia, August 25-28, 2009), can be viewed here.

21 Jan 10

Cantor medal 2014 to Herbert Spohn

The German Mathematical Society DMV awards the Cantor medal every second year. The Cantor medal for 2014 goes to Herbert Spohn, professor for Applied Probability Theory at the Technical University in Munich. Spohn's insights have had a decisive... (Full article)

12 Feb 14

European Mathematical Society (EMS) in support of the ERC Scientific Council

On the resignation of Mauro Ferrari as President of the European Research Council (ERC), EMS expresses its public support to the ERC Scientific Council in its decision and declaration.

As a leading initiative worldwide to promote excellent... (Full article)

13 Apr 20

21st Century Mathematics "What should students learn in the 21st Century?"

A conference with this title will be organized by the CENTER FOR CURRICULUM REDESIGN in collaboration with the CONFEDERATION OF SWEDISH ENTERPRISE and the OECD CENTRE FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (CERI) in Stockholm, Sweden, April 22-... (Full article)

31 Jan 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

EMS lectures at Institut Mittag-Leffler of Karen Vogtmann

The EMS lectures at Inst Mittag-Leffler of Karen Vogtmann are fixed as follows:

Tuesday, March 6, 14:00-15:00
Wednesday, March 7, 14:00-15:00
Thursday, March 8, 14:00-15:00

Title: The topology and geometry of... (Full article)

26 Jan 12

Prizes awarded at ICM2018

At the opening event of the 2018 International Congress of Mathematics in Rio, there have been awarded the following prizes:

Fields medals to: Caucher Birkar, Cambridge University (UK), Alessio Figalli... (Full article)
2 Aug 18

IMU issues "Best Practice" document on journals

The International Mathematical Union (IMU) has issued a document providing best practice guidelines for the running of mathematical journals. The document can be found at ... (Full article)

3 Sep 10

Decease of Ernest Vinberg

Prof. Ernest Borisovich Vinberg, Moscow State University and Independent University of Moscow, passed away on May 12, 2020, at the age of 82.

18 May 20

ICM 2014 approaching

The International Congress of Mathematicians at Seoul (August 13 - 21) is approaching.
Information: (Full article)

5 Jun 14

Abel Prize 2013 goes to Pierre Deligne

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2013 to Pierre Deligne, Institute for Advance Study, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, “for seminal contributions to algebraic geometry and for their transformative... (Full article)

20 Mar 13

EMS-IAMP Summer school on Quantum Chaos

A summer school held at the Erwin Schrödinger Institute, Vienna, in the period 30 July - 3 August 2012, will present the research field of "quantum chaos" to an audience of graduate students, postdocs and young researchers. It is supported by... (Full article)

19 Mar 12

Decease of Prof. Jean Bourgain

Prof. Jean Bourgain, Institute for Advanced Study Princeton (US), has passed away on 22 December 2018, at the age of 64. He obtained the Fields Medal in 1994. He was also awarded the Shaw Prize, the Crafoord Prize and the Breakthrough Prize in... (Full article)

30 Dec 18