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Geometry Section at VU Amsterdam soon to be closed down?

A committee at VU Amsterdam has put forward a proposal to close the Geometry Section, which consists of six tenured positions and focuses on algebraic K theory, algebraic topology, and general/geometric topology. This proposal has received the... (Full article)

28 Apr 11

Prof. Felix Otto awarded Blaise Pascal Medal for Mathematics

Professor Felix Otto, director at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences in Leipzig, Germany, has been awarded the Blaise Pascal Medal for Mathematics 2017 of the European Academy of Sciences recognizing his outstanding... (Full article)

13 Nov 17

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

Alan Turing centenary

June 23, 2012, is the Centenary of Alan Turing’s birth in London. During his relatively brief life, Turing made a unique impact on the history of computing, computer science, artificial intelligence, developmental biology, and the mathematical... (Full article)

21 Jun 12

Shaw Prize 2019 awarded to Michel Talagrand

The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2019 has been awarded to Michel Talagrand, Sorbonne University, France, for his work on concentration inequalities, on suprema of stochastic processes and on rigorous results for spin glasses.

21 May 19

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

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

Sylvie Benzoni new Director of the Institut Henri Poincaré

Sylvie Benzoni will start as the new Director of the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris on 1st January. Founded in 1928, the IHP is a highly prestigious centre of mathematics, an institutional member of the EMS, and an ERCOM Centre (European... (Full article)

16 Dec 17

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

The inaugural IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships Awarded

Thanks to a generous donation by the winners of the Breakthrough Prizes in Mathematics – Ian Agol, Simon Donaldson, Maxim Kontsevich, Jacob Lurie, Terence Tao and Richard Taylor – IMU (The... (Full article)

23 Nov 16

2nd International Conference on Algebra in Honour of Leonid BOKUT and Surender K. JAIN

15 Sep 15 Algebra, Number Theory

Terence Tao awarded Riemann Prize 2019

Terence Tao, University of California in Los Angeles, USA, has been announced as the first recipient of the Riemann Prize in Mathematics, awarded by the Riemann International School of Mathematics (RISM).

26 Nov 19

XVI Jacques-Louis Lions Spanish-French School on Numerical Simulation in Physics and Engineering, Spain, Sep 2014

The Spanish Society of Applied Mathematics (SEMA), in cooperation with the Society of Applied and Industrial Mathematics (SMAI), is pleased to announce the

XVI Jacques-Louis Lions Spanish-French School on Numerical Simulation in Physics... (Full article)

23 Jan 14

International exhibition on Jewish Mathematicians in German-Speaking Academic Culture to open in Israel

The exhibition "Transcending Tradition" explores the working lives and activities of Jewish mathematicians in German-speaking countries during the period between the legal and political emancipation of the Jews in the 19th century and their... (Full article)

17 Oct 11

2018 Wolf Prize to Beilinson and Drinfeld

The 2018 Wolf Prize for Mathematics has been awarded to Alexander Beilinson and Vladimir Drinfeld, both of the University of Chicago, "for their groundbreaking work in algebraic geometry, representation theory, and mathematical physics".
... (Full article)

22 Feb 18

EMS-DMF Joint Mathematical Weekend, Aarhus(Denmark), April 5-7

At the occasion of the 140th anniversary of the Danish Mathematical Society (DMF), the EMS and the DMF invite mathematicians to participate in a Joint Mathematical Weekend at Aarhus University from Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April 7.
The... (Full article)

17 Jan 13

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

IMU Abacus Medal

The IMU has decided to accept the joint bid from the University of Helsinki and the Simons Foundation for the funding of the IMU Abacus Medal, that will be awarded once every 4 years at the International Congress of Mathematicians, for... (Full article)

5 Feb 20

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

Philibert Nang from Gabon wins the Ramanujan Prize

Professor Philibert Nang (44), École Normale Supérieure, Laboratoire de Recherche en Mathématiques, Libreville, Gabon, has been named the winner of the 2011 Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries.
More... (Full article)

17 Jan 12

Breakthrough Junior Challenge

The Breakthrough Prize sponsors an annual global competition for high school science and math students to inspire creative thinking about fundamental concepts in the natural sciences and mathematics.... (Full article)

5 Jun 18

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. Vladimir Arnold

Professor Vladimir Arnold, one of the most prominent mathematicians of the last century, passed away on June 3, 2010 in Paris. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladimir_Arnold

7 Jun 10

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

IMU "COVID-19 Resource Website"

The International Mathematical Union has a webpage for sharing links to:

Mathematical resources related to COVID-19 Online mathematics seminars
6 May 20

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