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Joint LMS-EMS Anniversary Mathematical Weekend

To celebrate the 150th year of the London Mathematical Society (LMS) and the 25th year of the European Mathematical Society (EMS) we are organizing a mathematical weekend, to be held in Birmingham from Friday September 18th to Sunday 20th, 2015... (Full article)

15 Jun 15 Algebra, Analysis and its Applications, Combinatorics, History of Mathematics European mathematics

Oberwolfach and Imaginary: Snapshots of modern mathematics

Snapshots of modern mathematics from Oberwolfach explain mathematical problems and ideas in an accessible and understandable way. They provide exciting insights into current topics of the mathematical community for everyone who is interested in... (Full article)

10 Nov 15 European mathematics

Meeting of Presidents 2015 in Innsbruck (Austria), March 28-29

Since 2008, the presidents of the full member societies of the European Mathematical Society have met once per year to discuss topics of common interest and to foster increased interaction. This year's meeting will take place at the University... (Full article)

29 Jan 15 European mathematics

Diderot Mathematical Forum 2016: Biomedical Applications of Mathematics

Since 1996, the EMS has organized several multi-site conferences, called Diderot Mathematical Fora,  highlighting connections between mathematics and other scientific and/or artistic disciplines. This year's Diderot Mathematical Forum will be... (Full article)

17 Feb 16 European mathematics

New date for 8ECM: 20 – 26 June, 2021 in Portorož, Slovenia

After careful consideration of all available options and in view of the safety and well-being of all participants, a final decision was made to move the date of the 8th European Congress of Mathematics - 8ECM, due to the coronavirus pandemic (... (Full article)

17 Jul 16 European mathematics

ERC awards 328 starting grants

The European Research Council (ERC) has selected 328 first-class scientists, among them 13 mathematicians, to receive its prestigious Starting Grants, worth up to €2 million each. This first Starting Grant competition under the EU's Horizon 2020... (Full article)

16 Dec 14 EU institutions and similar

Brexit: EMS urges politicians to stand guard on free scientific collaboration

The European Mathematical Society acknowledges the fact that the expressed will of the people is the highest authority in a democratic society and it must be respected. Nevertheless we regret the outcome of the British referendum and we are... (Full article)

26 Jun 16 EU institutions and similar

HORIZON 2020 cuts partially taken back: ERC and Marie Curie Actions saved

The European Commission has announced it will cut €500M less from the Horizon 2020 research programme.The Commission gave in to members of the European parliament and to scientists who said a proposed €2.7 billion trim to the Horizon 2020... (Full article)

2 Jun 15 EU institutions and similar

LERU statement on Open Access

The League of European Research Universities (LERU) calls upon the European Commission (EC) and the forthcoming Dutch EU Presidency to work with all stakeholders and bodies involved, to bring sensible solutions to the transition to Open Access... (Full article)

10 Nov 15 EU institutions and similar

EuroScience: Petition against budget cuts in Research and Development

Scientists from different European countries describe in a petition that, despite marked heterogeneity in the situation of scientific research in their respective countries, there are strong similarities in the destructive policies being... (Full article)

2 Nov 14 EU institutions and similar

ESOF 2016 in Manchester approaching

Hosted in a different European city every two years, ESOF is an international and multidisciplinary event which presents and discusses the frontiers of scientific and technological research in Europe. Now in its seventh iteration, ESOF attracts... (Full article)

2 Jul 16 EU institutions and similar

Open consultation on Mathematics for Horizon 2020 Work Programme

In 2014, the European Commission organized an online consultation "Mathematics and Digital Science" that was followed up by a workshop in Bruxelles in... (Full article)

12 Feb 16 EU institutions and similar

Consultation workshop on Mathematics for Digital Science

The European Commission's Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology is organising a consultation workshop on Mathematics for Digital Science in Brussels on 6 November 2014.
The purpose of the workshop is to... (Full article)

15 Oct 14 EU institutions and similar

Cédric Villani member of SAM High Level Group

Cédric Villani, Fields medal 2010 and director of the Institut Henri Poincaré, has been named member of the High Level Group of The European Commission's new Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM). According to Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for... (Full article)

10 Nov 15 EU institutions and similar

Sir Christopher Zeeman FRS (1925-2016)

Sir Christopher Zeeman, FRS, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday 13th February 2016 at home in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, aged 91. Sir Christopher was the Founding Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick. Sir Christopher’... (Full article)

22 Feb 16 Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations, Mathematics in Science and Technology, Topology In Memoriam

Pedro Gil 1947-2016

Pedro Gil (1947–2016), a Spanish mathematician specializing in Statistics and OR, passed away on March 16. He was a student of Professor Sixto Ríos at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and he became Full Professor at the University of... (Full article)

17 May 16 In Memoriam

Jean-Christophe Yoccoz (1957-2016)

Jean-Christophe Yoccoz passed away on September 3, 2016. Yoccoz had been awarded a Fields medal in 1994 for his contributions to the theory of dynamical systems. He was a professor at Collège de France.

5 Sep 16 Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations In Memoriam

John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928-2015)

With great sadness the European Mathematical Society has learned of the tragic deaths of John Nash and his wife Alicia, in a car accident, on May 23, 2015. This came a mere four days after Nash received the Abel Prize from the hands of the... (Full article)

26 May 15 In Memoriam

Alexander Grothendieck (1928-2014)

Alexander Grothendieck, one of the most influential mathematicians of the 20th century, passed away November 13.

15 Nov 14 Algebraic and Complex Geometry In Memoriam

Memorial Meeting for Dan Quillen (1940-2011)

Oxford, Saturday 19 November 2011
Dan Quillen died on 30 April this year. He was the Waynflete Professor in Oxford from 1984 to 2006. The memorial meeting will be held in Magdalen College starting at 2pm. In addition to lectures there will... (Full article)

7 Oct 11 In Memoriam

New journal Analysis, Geometry and Number Theory

Analysis, Geometry and Number Theory is an international, blind peer-reviewed, semi-annual journal published in several issues by Fabrizio Serra editore (Pisa-Roma) devoted to selected publications in analysis, geometry, number theory and their... (Full article)

23 Oct 14 Analysis and its Applications, Geometry, Number Theory Calls

Call for Proposal 2011 at the CIEM

The CIEM (International Center for Mathematical Meetings) is now seeking activity proposals for the year 2011. CIEM is a joint initiative of the University of Cantabria and the Municipality of Castro... (Full article)

25 May 10 Calls

Heidelberg laureate forum 2015

Young computer scientists and mathematicians from all over the world can apply for one of the 200 coveted spots to participate in Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF), an annual networking event. The HLF offers all accepted young researchers the... (Full article)

2 Feb 15 Calls

HORIZON 2020: Call within High Performance Computing

A recent call in the HORIZON 2020 program includes options specifically mentioning mathematics. Within the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) branch, one of the subtopics specifically mentioned under “Transition to Exascale Computing”  (FET... (Full article)

8 Nov 16 Calls

IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships: Call for nominations

The newly established IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships will offer a limited number of grants for excellent students from developing countries.... (Full article)

25 Apr 16 Calls


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