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French consortium Cap'Math calls for French projects

This call concerns popularization of mathematics, particularly around school activities and also for scientific subjects that involve or lead to knowing mathematics (computer science).

The call emanates from the French association animath... (Full article)

12 Mar 12

Darmon awarded 2017 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize

The Fields Institute announced that Professor Henri Darmon, McGill University, is the winner of the 2017 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize.

18 Feb 17

ESF to merge with EUROHORCs

EUROHORCs (European Heads of Research Councils), a European association of the heads of research funding organisations and research performing organisations, and ESF (European Science Foundation) have overlapping memberships and are discussing a... (Full article)

2 Feb 11

ICM 2014 approaching

The International Congress of Mathematicians at Seoul (August 13 - 21) is approaching.
Information: http://www.icm2014.org/ http://www.icm2014.org/en/... (Full article)

5 Jun 14

Edelsbrunner receives Wittgenstein Award

Prof. Herbert Edelsbrunner, Institute of Science and Technology Austria, has received the Wittgenstein Award, the most prestigious award for science and research in Austria.

6 Jul 18

Abel Prize 2013 goes to Pierre Deligne

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2013 to Pierre Deligne, Institute for Advance Study, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, “for seminal contributions to algebraic geometry and for their transformative... (Full article)

20 Mar 13

EMS on Open Access - Update July 2018

To react to ongoing discussion about the open access, in particular, those taking place at the ESOF in Toulouse, the EMS wants to reiterate its position with respect to this question, see... (Full article)

10 Jul 18

Joint Meeting of the AMS and the Romanian Mathematical Society

The Joint International Meeting of the AMS and the Romanian Mathematical Society is organized in partnership with the Simion Stoilow Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy (IMAR) and will take place at "1 Decembrie 1918" University of... (Full article)

14 Feb 13

Daubechies wins Nemmers Prize 2012

Northwestern University has named Ingrid Daubechies the 2012 recipient of the Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize in mathematics. The award recognizes Daubechies' passion as an educator and her work on wavelets, which help with data and image processing... (Full article)

30 Apr 12

Open Science Metrics Report

The EU Commission has recently published a report on Open Science Metrics:
Next-generation metrics: Responsible metrics and evaluation for open science.

29 May 17

Shaw Prize 2011 awarded to Christodoulou and Hamilton

The Shaw Prize in the Mathematical Sciences 2011 is awarded in equal shares to Demetrios Christodoulou (ETH Zurich) and to Richard S Hamilton (Columbia Univ., NY) for their highly innovative works on nonlinear partial differential equations in... (Full article)

14 Jun 11

Call for Nominations for Prizes to be awarded at ECM2020

The following calls are open:

Call for Nominations of Candidates for The Felix Klein Prize, deadline December 31, 2019. Call for Nominations of Candidates for Ten EMS Prizes, deadline November 1, 2019. Call for Nominations of Candidates for... (Full article)
10 Nov 18

ICM 2014: Travel grants to 1000 mathematicians from developing countries

The Organizing Committee of ICM 2014 offers to invite 1,000 mathematicians from developing countries to Korea to participate in ICM 2014. The ICM 2014 Travel Fellowship Fund was set up and the Organizing Committee of ICM 2014 estimates the... (Full article)

15 Jun 13

2. day of EMS council in Krakow

The second day of the EMS council in Krakow started with elections with the following results:
Vice-presidents (2013-16): Franco Brezzi, Martin Raussen
New members-at-large of the executive committee (2013-16): Laurence Halpern, Gert-... (Full article)

1 Jul 12

BIRS-CMO running despite earthquakes in Mexico

Despite of the tragic and devastating earthquakes that hit Mexico, all current BIRS (Banff International Research Station) workshops hosted by Casa Matemática Oaxaca (CMO) have not been affected, and that all future workshops will be proceeding... (Full article)

24 Sep 17

Mario Wschebor 1939-2011

Mario Wschebor, Professor at the Universidad de la República (Montevideo, Uruguay), passed away on the 16th of September 2011. After graduation in Uruguay, Wschebor moved to France to pursue his education in analysis and probability. In 1972, he... (Full article)

19 Sep 11

Response of EMS to potential changes for ERC

According to the EU news, a reorganisation of the Research and Innovation Directorate General of the European Commission is... (Full article)

20 Feb 19

ICM 2014: List of plenary and session speakers published

Information: http://www.icm2014.org/en/program/scientific/topics

12 Sep 13

The 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum

The 6th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) will take place in Heidelberg, Germany during September 23 – 28, 2018. At HLF all winners of the Fields Medal, the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the Nevanlinna Prize, and the ACM Prize in Computing... (Full article)

17 Nov 17

5th Croatian Mathematical Congress

The 5th Croatian Mathematical Congress, organized by the Croatian Mathematical Society (CMS) and the Department of Mathematics, University of Rijeka, was held in Rijeka from 18th to 21th June 2012. The scientific part of the Congress consisted of... (Full article)

10 Sep 12

European Success Stories in Industrial Mathematics

At a recent event held in Dublin, Ireland, the significant contribution of mathematics to the solving of problems in industry across Europe was highlighted with the launch of the book ‘European Success Stories in Industrial Mathematics’.
... (Full article)

26 Nov 11

The new ECMI blog

The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI) is pleased to announce the ECMI blog is now online at http://ecmiindmath.org. It contains up-to-date information about events and... (Full article)

25 Mar 15

Update on the arrest of Tuna Altinel & report from the court

Tuna Altinel, EMS member and Professor at the Université Lyon 1 in France, was imprisoned in Turkey on 11th May. At the time, the EMS issued a statement... (Full article)

19 Aug 19

Stephen Smale Prize: Call for nominations

The second Stephen Smale Prize will be awarded during the meeting Foundations of Computational Mathematics (FoCM) in Montevideo in December 2014. Nominations are invited and should be sent to FoCM secretary Antonella Zanna at:
... (Full article)

2 Dec 13

Heidelberg Laureate Forum

A chance for undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students in mathematics and computer science to meet Abel Laureates, Fields Medallists and Turing Prize Winners! See http://heidelberg-laureate-... (Full article)

29 Nov 12

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