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Decease of Prof. K. S. Chandrasekharan

Komaravolu S. Chandrasekharan, professor at ETH Zurich, and a founding faculty member of School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), has passed away at age 96, on 13 April 2017. He is known for his work in number theory... (Full article)

6 May 17

Felix Klein Prize 2012: Call for Nominations

The Felix Klein Prize, established by the EMS and the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics in Kaiserslautern is to be awarded during the 6th European Congress at Krakow in 2012 to a young scientist or a small group of young scientists... (Full article)

3 May 11

Abel Prize: Award Ceremony and Abel Lectures

The Abel prize 2014 will be awarded to Yakov Sinai, Princeton University and Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, in Oslo on May, 20. The Abel prize festivities start with a wreath laying at the Abel monument on May, 19 and end with a... (Full article)

13 May 14

Robert Phelps 1926-2013

Robert Ralph Phelps, an American mathematician who was known for his outstanding contributions to analysis, particularly to functional analysis and measure theory, passed away on January 4. He had been a professor of mathematics at the University... (Full article)

25 Feb 13

Decease of Prof. Elias Stein

Prof. Elias M. Stein, Princeton University (US), has passed away on 23 December 2018, at the age of 87. He was a leading figure in the field of harmonic analysis.

25 Dec 18

EMS council in Krakow, June 30 - July 1

Every two years, the EMS organizes a meeting of its governing body, the council. Delegates of mathematical societies, mathematical institutes and of the individual members meet to discuss recent and future activities of the society, conditions... (Full article)

29 Jun 12

Deadline for Minisymposium applications to ECMTB2018 approaching

The 11th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ECMTB 2018) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 23 to 27 July, 2018.
The call of Minisymposium applications closes on 15 November 2017. The template for abstract... (Full article)

7 Oct 17

ERC starting grants: Over €670 million to 480 emerging research leaders, among them 23 mathematicians

The European Research Council (ERC) is supporting some 480 early-career researchers over the coming five years with grants worth up to €2 million each. In this fourth 'ERC Starting Grant' competition, just over €670 million is... (Full article)

14 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

W.K. Clifford Prize Call for Nominations

W.K. Clifford Prize 2020 --- CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The W.K. Clifford Prize is an international scientific prize designed to encourage young researchers to compete for excellence in theoretical and applied Clifford algebras, their... (Full article)

29 Mar 19 Algebra, Analysis and its Applications, Geometry, Mathematical Physics, Mathematics in Science and Technology

ICSU and ISSC merge into INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE COUNCIL

The International Council of Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) held their General Assembly in Taipei (Taiwan) on October 22-23 2017, followed by a joint meeting of the two councils, where it was decided that the... (Full article)

30 Nov 17

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

#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

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

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

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

ICM 2022 to be held in Paris or in St. Petersburg

The International Mathematical Union (IMU) received two bids for hosting the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in 2022: Paris, France; and St. Petersburg, Russia. Both bids have the support of the European Mathematical Society.... (Full article)

2 Dec 16

EMS members get free access to Zentralblatt MATH online

Individual members of the EMS get free access to Zentralblatt MATH online at http://www.zentralblatt-math.org/zbmath/. To obtain login and password please contact Olaf Teschke (... (Full article)

12 Jul 10

27 th Nordic Congress of Mathematicians

The 27th Nordic Congress of Mathematicians takes place in the Swedish capital Stockholm in the week 16-20 March 2016 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Institut Mittag-Leffler. The first day... (Full article)

15 Oct 15

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

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

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

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

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

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