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MSC2020 available now

The revision of the Mathematical Sciences Classification System (MSC2020) has been now completed, by the editors of Zentralblatt MATH and American Mathematical Society's Mathematical Reviews. The revised classification is available... (Full article)

17 Jan 20

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

Guardian article accuses academic publishers for outrageous pricing policy

Here is a link to the article Academic publishers make Murdoch look like a socialist.

2 Sep 11

Call for nominations for 2020 ICMI Emma Castelnuovo Award

The Emma Castelnuovo Award for outstanding achievements in the practice of mathematics education will honor persons, groups, projects, institutions or organizations engaged in the development and implementation of exceptionally excellent and... (Full article)

9 Apr 18

Laszlo Lovasz elected new president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

The Hungarian Academy of Sciences has elected Wolf-prize-winning mathematics professor Laszlo Lovasz as its new president. Lovasz, 66, is best known for his work in combinatorics, for which he was awarded the Wolf Prize and the Knuth Prize in... (Full article)

8 May 14

Oberwolfach Prize 2010 and John Todd Award 2010

The Oberwolfach Foundation and the MFO are pleased to award the Oberwolfach Prize 2010 for excellent achievements in Analysis and Applied Mathematics jointly to Nicola Gigli (Nice) and Laszlo Szekelyhidi (Bonn) and to award the John Todd... (Full article)

9 Feb 11

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

Research Groups from Spain join to create The Spanish Network for Mathematics and Industry (

Along with the main objective of increasing the presence of mathematical techniques in industry, pursue three specific objectives: to increase the number and quality of strategic relations between groups and industry, to ensure... (Full article)

21 Oct 11

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

San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment posted

Scientists, journal editors and publishers, scholarly societies, and research funders across many scientific disciplines have posted an international declaration calling on the world scientific community to eliminate the dominant role of the... (Full article)

24 May 13

New tool for the job market for mathematicians

Two graduate students from Berlin have designed a new tool MathHire for the job market for mathematicians that turns more and more global. Apart from allowing to publish easily searchable job advertisements,... (Full article)

17 Oct 16

2012 Wolf Prize in Mathematics to Aschbacher and Caffarelli

The 2012 Wolf Prize in Mathematics has been awarded to Michael Aschbacher for his work on the theory of finite groups, and Luis Caffarelli for his work on partial differential equations.
Aschbacher is the Shaler Arthur Hanisch Professor of... (Full article)

18 Jan 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

The First Clay Award for Dissemination of Mathematical Knowledge

We congratulate Etienne Ghys, winner of the first Clay Award for Dissemination of Mathematical Knowledge!

"He has given numerous carefully crafted lectures to audiences ranging from school children to delegates at the... (Full article)

10 Jun 15

Prof. Marta Sanz-Solé of Barcelona new President Elect of the EMS

On Saturday, July 10, 2010, the Council of the EMS unanimously elected Prof. Marta Sanz-Solé as new President of the EMS. She will serve her four year term starting January 1, 2011, thereby succeeding the present president, Prof. Ari Laptev. For... (Full article)

12 Jul 10

Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

Professors Kip S. Thorne, Rainer Weiss and Barry C. Barish were awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of the gravitational waves predicted by Einstein's general theory of relativity hundred years ago. Apart from being a deep... (Full article)

9 Oct 17

Network of International Mathematical Centers founded

At a meeting in Paris on June 1, 2013, four international mathematical centers agreed to cooperate. The starting member institutions of NIM consist of the Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences in Lahore (Pakistan), the Centro de... (Full article)

19 Aug 13

Henri Poincaré Prize awarded at ICMP 2012

At the International Congress on Mathematical Physics held in Aalborg, Denmark in the week August 6 - 11, 2012, a Henri Poincaré Prize was awarded to Nalini Anantharaman, Freeman Dyson, Sylvia Serfaty, and to Barry Simon.
Further prizes:... (Full article)

14 Aug 12

Fefferman and Schoen win 2017 Wolf Prize

Charles Fefferman, Princeton University, and Richard Schoen, University of California, Irvine, have been named the winners of the 2017 Wolf Prize in Mathematics for "their striking contributions to analysis and geometry."

19 Jan 17

2011 ICMI medalists

Alan Schoenfeld (UC Berkeley, CA, USA) received the Felix Klein Medal for lifetime achievemnet.
Luis Radford (Université Laurentienne, Canada) received the Hans Freudenthal Medal for a major cumulative programme of research.
More... (Full article)

2 Mar 12

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


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

European parliament approves Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020, the EU's €70.2 billion framework programme for research and innovation in 2014-2020, was approved by MEPs on Thursday. Parliament amended it to improve support for small firms, attract more people into science and more scientists to... (Full article)

21 Nov 13

EMS Code of Practice approved

At its October meeting in Helsinki, the executive committee of the EMS approved the Code of Practice that is the result of year-long efforts of the Ethics Committee of the society. The document lists strong recommendations to authors of... (Full article)

7 Nov 12

Decease of C. S. Seshadri

Prof. C. S. Seshadri, Chennai Mathematical Institute, India, passed away on July 17, 2020, at the age of 88.

31 Jul 20


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