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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

International Prize in Statistics Awarded to Bradley Efron

The International Prize in Statistics has been awarded to Bradley Efron, professor of statistics and biomedical data science at Stanford University, in recognition of the "bootstrap", a method he developed in 1977 for assessing the uncertainty of... (Full article)

22 Mar 19

EMS members get free access to Zentralblatt MATH online

Individual members of the EMS get free access to Zentralblatt MATH online at To obtain login and password please contact Olaf Teschke (... (Full article)

12 Jul 10

Mathematical Modelling, Simulation and Optimization for Societal Challenges with Scientific Computing


The Project Mathematical Modelling, Simulation and Optimization for Societal Challenges with Scientific Computing has the objective to “provide mathematical technologies and its applications for solution of societal... (Full article)

25 Nov 17

Peter Sarnak awarded Wolf Prize

Peter Sarnak has been awarded the 2014 Wolf Prize in Mathematics. A mathematician of extremely broad spectrum and far-reaching vision, Sarnak has influenced the development of several mathematical fields, often by uncovering deep and unsuspected... (Full article)

7 Feb 14

Experts for Horizon 2020 Advisory Groups: Call for expressions of interest

The European Commission has recently issued a call for experts who may be appointed members of Horizon 2020 advisory groups. Individuals can apply as acting in personal capacity, as representing a common interest or as representing an... (Full article)

31 Jan 13

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

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

Faisal Prize 2018 awarded to John Ball

Sir John M. Ball, University of Oxford, is the winner of the 2018 King Faisal Prize for Science for his outstanding contributions to mathematics. Ball is Sedleian Professor of Natural Philosophy at Oxford and director of its Centre for Nonlinear... (Full article)

26 Jan 18

Eelbode Awarded Clifford Prize

David Eelbode of the University of Antwerp (Belgium) has been selected as the recipient of the second W.K. Clifford Prize, for his outstanding mathematical research achievements in the fields of harmonic and Clifford analysis with applications in... (Full article)

5 Jun 14

GeoLMI 2013 - Conference on Geometry and Algebra of Linear Matrix Inequalities

This is a conference organized by Didier Henrion and Monique Laurent, jointly with the 3rd official meeting of the GeoLMI project funded by the French National Research Agency. The aim is to bring together various researchers in pure and applied... (Full article)

17 Mar 13

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

Open Letter of Support for Students Arrested at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey

Members of academic communities around the world strongly oppose the recent arrests and harassment of students at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey. A support letter can be signed... (Full article)

31 Mar 18

Activities in Spain devoted to MPE 2013

As a contribution to the year Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013, the Royal Spanish Math Society (RSME) organizes two MPE activities:
Biomat 2013: Evolution and cooperation in social sciences and biomedicine.
RSME and Fisymat. Granada,... (Full article)

30 May 13

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

Saint Petersburg will host the 2022 ICM

The General Assembly of the IMU, on its meeting on 29th July 2018 before the 2018 ICM at Rio de Janeiro, has chosen Saint Petersburg as the next venue for the 2022... (Full article)

30 Jul 18

Plenary and invited lectures at ICM

The Organizing Committee of the ICM 2018 is proud to present the full list of speakers and sections for the Rio de Janeiro International Congress of Mathematicians. It can be found at http... (Full article)

17 Jun 17

Future of the Russian Academy of Sciences at stake

The Russian Duma will take up its work on September, 9. It will have to discuss and finally pass a law on a reform of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) that was originally launched by the Russian government without consultations with the... (Full article)

21 Aug 13

EMS reacts to persecution of Turkish academics

The European Mathematical Society is very concerned as a result of reports on persecutions of peaceful Turkish academics who signed the petition "Academics for peace" protesting violence in Turkey's ethnically Kurdish southeastern region, and... (Full article)

29 Mar 16

Ramiro Melendreras prize for young researchers

F. Javier Martín received this year the Ramiro Melendreras prize for research papers presented at the Spanish Statistics and Operations Research Conference by a young Statistician. The title of the paper was “On solving the collision avoidance... (Full article)

30 Aug 12

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

Open Call for Hirzebruch Lecture at 8ECM

The German Mathematical Society (DMV) and the European Mathematical Society (EMS) have jointly agreed to establish a “Hirzebruch Lecture" given as a part of the European Congresses of Mathematics. Nominations for the Hirzebruch Lecture at 8ECM... (Full article)

10 Dec 18

Decease of Prof. Vladimir Voevodsky

The russian mathematician Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor at the School of Mathematics of the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) died on 30 September 2017, at the age of 51. Voevodsky received the Fields Medal in 2002.

1 Oct 17