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The Oberwolfach Library terminates contract with Elsevier

The Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach Library cancelled all subscriptions to online journals provided by Elsevier Publishing. From January 2017, the current issues of all Elsevier journals will no longer be accessible online.

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20 Jan 17

The new ECMI blog

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

25 Mar 15

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

The IMU Prizes Winners Announced

The IMU prize winners have been announced at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2010 in Hyderabad, India. Fields Medalists are Elon Lindenstrauss, Ngô Bào Châu, Stanislav Smirnov, Cédric Villani. Nevanlinna Prize winner is Daniel... (Full article)

19 Aug 10

The impact of human interactions in mathematics

New research by Oxford Mathematician and Computer Scientist Ursula Martin and evaluator Laura Meagher reveal that the impact of mathematical achievements increases when there are human interaction, long term relationships and close working with... (Full article)

26 Jan 17

The first ERC Advanced Grant for mathematics in the Czech Republic

The proposal of the project MATHEF - Mathematical Thermodynamics of Fluids succeded in the competition for ERC Advanced Grants and will be funded in the period 2013-2018. This is the first ERC Advanced Grant in mathematics in the Czech Republic... (Full article)

7 Feb 13

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

The Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer Prize 2020 awarded

The Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer Prize is awarded each year for a mathematical monograph of an expository nature presenting the latest developments in an active area... (Full article)

24 Apr 20

The Era of Mathematics

We live in the Era of Mathematics. The EMS has made a short video on the profound impact maths has on life and business in the 21st century. Please watch & share.

21 Feb 20

The EMS Publishing House is moving to Berlin

The EMS Publishing House is now moving to Berlin. Its headquarters will be located in the TU Berlin mathematics building and will be headed by André Gaul (CEO) and Vera Spillner (Editorial Director). The new EMS Publishing House leadership team... (Full article)

16 Jul 19

The Basque Center for Applied Mathematics - BCAM launches a photography contest to celebrate its 10th anniversary

The Basque Centre for Applied Mathematics - BCAM has organized several scientific and disseminative activities to commemorate its 10 years of trajectory dedicated to research and knowledge transfer on applied mathematics. Among these activities... (Full article)

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The Abel Prize 2011 goes to John Milnor

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2011 to John Milnor, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Stony Brook University, New York «for pioneering discoveries in topology, geometry and algebra.»

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23 Mar 11

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

The 2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists

ICIAM is part of an international study about the Gender Gap in Science, mainly funded by ICSU (International Council for Science), and managed by IMU (International Mathematical Union). This global survey is now open online. We encourage... (Full article)

2 May 18

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

Talks by the 2009 EMS Lecturer, Ingrid Daubechies is available

The talks by the 2009 EMS Lecturer, Ingrid Daubechies (Princeton), delivered at the European Women in Mathematics meeting (Novi Sad, Serbia, August 25-28, 2009), can be viewed here.

21 Jan 10

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

Switzerland becomes fully associated to Horizon 2020

Swiss researchers and organisations will now be able to fully participate in Horizon 2020, the European Union's research and innovation funding programme, on equal terms with entities from EU Member States and other associated countries.
On... (Full article)

24 Dec 16

Survey by the EMS Education Committee

Student transition from school-level mathematics to university-level mathematics, often referred to as the secondary-tertiary transition
(STT) is an enduring, complicated and multi-faceted process. The EMS Education Committee is conducting... (Full article)

15 Feb 19

Summer school in Mathematics for Economics and Finance, Canazei (Trento) Italy

Organized by the Italian Association of Math. Applied to Economic and Social Sciences (AMASES)
First Week - July 8-13, 2012, on "Auction and decision theory".
Lecturers: Marco LiCalzi and Salvatore Modica.
Second Week - July 15... (Full article)

6 Apr 12

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:
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2 Dec 13

Stephen Hawking passed away

Stephen William Hawking, Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology of the University of Cambridge, died on 14 March 2018, at the age of 76. He worked on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of general relativity... (Full article)

14 Mar 18

Stefan Dodunekov 1945-2012

Professor Stefan Dodunekov passed away on August 5.
Dodunekov, a specialist in coding theory, was the president of the Union of Bulgarian mathematicians and the director of the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at the Bulgarian... (Full article)

7 Aug 12

Staff reduction planned at Department of Mathematics at Leicester University, UK

The EMS is very concerned learning about plans for staff reductions at the Department of Mathematics at Leicester University, UK. Due to a challenging financial situation, the university’s administration has put forward plans to dismiss 5% of... (Full article)

19 Sep 16

Special International Year of Statistics 2013: Video Released

The International Year of Statistics launch video is now available for you to view, use and distribute.
Created by SAS, the video does an excellent job portraying the many and varied ways that statistics impacts our lives.
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10 Dec 12