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ISE contributes to consultation on the ERA Framework

The Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE, a platform of European learned societies and scientific organizations, amongst them the European... (Full article)

30 Nov 11

Applications for 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum are open

Applications for participation at the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum are open in three categories: Undergraduates, PhD Candidates, and PostDocs. The deadline is February 14th, 2017.

The 5th HLF will take place in Heidelberg, Germany,... (Full article)

24 Jan 17

Consensus Conference of the EMS-ESF Forward Look on Matematics and Industry, Madrid, 26-27 April

On April 26-27 the Consensus Conference of the EMS-ESF Forward Look on Matematics and Industry will be organized in Madrid. This event is part of the official agenda of the Spanish Presidency of the EU.

All information about this event is... (Full article)

6 Feb 10

Calls for Minisymposia and Satellite conferences at 8ECM reopened

The organizers of the 8th European Congress of Mathematics have reopened the calls for Minisymposia and Satellite conferences.
We remind that the congress been rescheduled and will take place 20 – 26 June 2021 in Portorož, Slovenia.

... (Full article)

7 Jul 20

Gerd Faltings awarded King Faisal Prize

Gerd Faltings, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn and Professor at the University of Bonn, was awarded the 2014 King Faisal International Prize for Science for his groundbreaking contributions to algebraic geometry and... (Full article)

21 Jan 14

The EMS condemns Taylor & Francis's attack on freedom of science

The European Mathematical Society has become aware of serious mistreatment by the publishing company Taylor & Francis of the Iranian mathematicians Abbas Fakhari and Mohammad Soufi.

Their paper "Saturation of Generalized Partially... (Full article)

12 Dec 18

EMS-IML summer Summer School 2013 on Bellman function techniques

The EMS and the Institute Mittag-Leffler at Djursholm/Stockholm, Sweden, announce a Summer School under the title "The Bellman function technique in harmonic analysis" to be held at IML in the week July 8-12, 2013.
Information, application... (Full article)

7 Jan 13

Prof. Gert-Martin Greuel appointed new editor-in-chief of Zentralblatt MATH

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Gert-Martin Greuel has been appointed the new editor-in-chief of the mathematics publication database "Zentralblatt für Mathematik," or ZBMATH for short. Since the beginning of 2012, Greuel has taken over from Prof. Bernd... (Full article)

9 Feb 12

World Meeting for Women in Mathematics-WM^2

The World Meeting for Women in Mathematics-WM^2 will take place on July 31st, 2018 in Rio just before ICM2018.

Those who wish to attend (WM)^2+ICM should look to the Open Arms... (Full article)

7 Oct 17

Abel Prize 2017 awarded to Yves Meyer

Yves Meyer (École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay, France) has been awarded the Abel Prize 2017 "for his pivotal role in the development of the mathematical theory of wavelets". Yves Meyer was the visionary leader in the modern development of... (Full article)

21 Mar 17

ICIAM Prizes for 2011 announced

ICIAM (International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) announced their 2011 prizes on Sep 20, 2010. The prizes will be awarded at the opening ceremony of the 2011 ICIAM Congress in Vancouver, Canada. For details about the winners,... (Full article)

25 Sep 10

Institut Mittag-Leffler invites applications for conferences/workshops/summer schools

Institut Mittag-Leffler invites the submission of proposals for a one week mathematical conference, workshop, or summer school during the summer 2015 June 1- July17). Deadline: 20 July 2014. Information:... (Full article)

4 Apr 14

In the pipeline: Springer Book Archives

The Springer Book Archives (SBA) project is an effort to breathe new life into older books published between 1842 and 2005 by making them available electronically and, if appropriate, in print. Authors will have free access to their electronic... (Full article)

8 Feb 13

Hungarian-American Endre Szemerédi named the Abel Prize winner 2012

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2012 to Endre Szemerédi, Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest and Department of Computer Science, Rutgers, The State... (Full article)

21 Mar 12

European Industrial Doctorate Programm

An international consortium of eleven academic and eleven industrial partners has been awarded a "European Industrial Doctorate Program" (EID). Under the title "Reduced Order Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Coupled Systems" eleven... (Full article)

26 Nov 17

News from the ICIAM council

Two important decisions were taken at the council of ICIAM (International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) in Beijing (China) on May 11:
Maria J. Esteban has been chosen as new President-Elect. Among a number of other... (Full article)

14 May 13

Friedrich Hirzebruch 1927 - 2012

The first president of the European Mathematical Society, Friedrich Hirzebruch, has passed away. Fritz Hirzebruch studied mathematics at Münster. In 1956 he became professor at Bonn where he remained until his retirement. In 1980 he founded the... (Full article)

29 May 12

Seeking input for elaborating MSC 2020

Zentralblatt and Mathematical Reviews are seeking the mathematical community input for elaborating Mathematics Subject Classification MSC 2020

1 Feb 18

Ramanujan prize 2011 awarded to Yuguang Shi

The International Center for Theoretical Physics in Trieste (Italy) hosted the 2010 Ramanujan Prize ceremony on 10 May 2011, honouring the work of award recipient Yuguang Shi, School of Mathematical Sciences, Peking University, China.
The... (Full article)

23 Jun 11

NSF seizes funding IMA and MBI

It appears that the NSF-funded Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA) at the University of Minnesota will be closing its doors within a couple of years, and its sister institute,... (Full article)

30 Jan 15

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

LMS prizes for 2013 announced

The Council of the London Mathematical Society announced the prize winners at the Society Meeting held at De Morgan house on 5 July:
De Morgan Medal – Professor John Thompson FRS, University of Cambridge
Naylor Prize and Lectureship... (Full article)

19 Aug 13

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

2013 Abel Prize - Call for Nominations

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters invites nominations for the 2013 Abel Prize. Nominations must include a description of the nominee's work and impact of the nominee/nominees, together with the names of distinguished specialists in the... (Full article)

9 Aug 12

Mikael Passare 1959-2011

Mikael Passare, Professor of mathematics at Stockholm University, passed away on the 15 September 2011 in a tragic accident. Passare received a doctorate in mathematics in 1984 from Uppsala University. He had been deputy director of the Institut... (Full article)

19 Sep 11