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## EMS seeks nominations for EMS Lecturers, Distinguished Speakers, and EMS WeekendsThe Meetings Committee of the EMS seeks: 1. Nominations for EMS Lecturers: An EMS Lecturer, |
18 Oct 10 | ||

## AMS Prizes and Awards 2011The following prizes and awards were given at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in New Orleans: |
21 Jan 11 | ||

## Call for Bids for the 7ECMOutline bids from mathematicians to organize the 2016 European Congress of Mathematics are invited and should reach the EMS Secretariat (terhi.hautala@helsinki.fi) by 28 February 2011. |
21 Jan 11 | Calls | |

## Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013The North American Mathematical Sciences Institutes announce a special year of emphasis on the Mathematics of Planet Earth in 2013, interpreted as broadly as possible. Earth is a planet with dynamic processes in the mantle, oceans and atmosphere... (Full article) |
1 Feb 11 | ||

## Inauguration of stable IMU office in Berlin at WIASThe International Mathematical Union (IMU) opens its permanent office at the Weierstrass Institute in Berlin on February 1. The opening ceremony is presided by IMU President Prof. Ingrid Daubechies from Duke University (USA), Dr. Georg Schütte,... (Full article) |
1 Feb 11 | ||

## Funding crisis for scientific institutions in BulgariaBulgarian science is mainly concentrated at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and at Sofia University. The government has announced that it plans to transfer many of the institutes of the academy to other institutions and, at the same time, to... (Full article) |
1 Feb 11 | ||

## W. K. CLIFFORD PRIZE - CALL FOR NOMINATIONSThe W. K. Clifford Prize is a new international scientific prize for young researchers, which intends to encourage young researchers to compete for excellence in theoretical and applied Clifford algebras, their analysis and geometry. The award... (Full article) |
1 Feb 11 | Calls | |

## MATH IN MOSCOW SCHOLARSHIPSThe Math in Moscow program invites applications for scholarships to attend the Independent University of Moscow for the Fall 2011 semester. |
1 Feb 11 | ||

## ESF to merge with EUROHORCsEUROHORCs (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 | ||

## Oberwolfach Prize 2010 and John Todd Award 2010The Oberwolfach Foundation and the MFO are pleased to award the Oberwolfach Prize 2010 for excellent achievements in Analysis and Applied Mathematics jointly to Nicola Gigli (Nice) and Laszlo Szekelyhidi (Bonn) and to award the John Todd... (Full article) |
9 Feb 11 | ||

## 5th World Conference on 21st Century Mathematics, Lahore 2011: Declaration of supportThe 5th World conference on 21st century mathematics took place at the Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences (ASSMS) at Lahore (Pakistan) in the period 9-13 February 2011. Info: http://... (Full article) |
13 Feb 11 | ||

## Decease of Anatoliy SkorokhodAnatoliy Skorokhod, Professor of Michigan State University and an academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, died on January 3, 2011, in Lansing, Michigan, USA. Skorokhod is famous for his work on the theory of stochastic... (Full article) |
1 Mar 11 | ||

## Michael Aschbacher is being awarded The Rolf Schock Prize in MathematicsThe Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics 2011 is being awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to Michael Aschbacher “for his fundamental contributions to one of the largest mathematical projects ever, the classification of finite simple... (Full article) |
21 Mar 11 | ||

## Earthquake and Japanese MathematicsExcerpt of a letter from Takashi Tsuboi, President of the Mathematical Society of Japan: |
22 Mar 11 | ||

## Call for Nominations of Candidates for Ten EMS PrizesCall for Nominations of Candidates for Ten EMS Prizes Principal Guidelines Any European mathematician who has not reached his/her 35th birthday |
23 Mar 11 | Calls | |

## The Abel Prize 2011 goes to John MilnorThe 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.» ... (Full article) |
23 Mar 11 | ||

## Call for Nominations: Otto Neugebauer Prize for the History of MathematicsPrincipal Guidelines |
6 Apr 11 | Calls | |

## Pavel Exner new vice-president of the European Research Council ERCThe Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC) has confirmed the election of Professors Carl-Henrik Heldin and Pavel Exner as new ERC Vice Presidents. Their term of office runs until the end of the seventh Framework Programme for... (Full article) |
14 Apr 11 | ||

## 2013 ICPAM-CIMPA research schools: Call for projects openThe aim of the International Centre for Pure and Applied Mathematics ICPAM-CIMPA is to promote international cooperation in higher education and research in mathematics and their interactions, as well as related subjects, particularly computer... (Full article) |
20 Apr 11 | Calls | |

## EMS Summer Schools in Applied MathematicsJune 27 - July 2, 2011: CIME-EMS Summer School in applied mathematics, Cetraro, Italy: |
20 Apr 11 | ||

## ESF: Call for Exploratory Workshops ProposalsEach year, ESF supports approximately 50 Exploratory Workshops across all scientific domains. These small, interactive output oriented meetings are aimed at opening up new directions in research to explore emerging research fields with potential... (Full article) |
26 Apr 11 | ||

## 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 | ||

## Daniel Quillen 1940 - 2011Daniel "Dan" Quillen died on April 30, 2011. |
2 May 11 | ||

## Felix Klein Prize 2012: Call for NominationsThe Felix Klein Prize, established by the EMS and the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics in Kaiserslautern is to be awarded during the 6th European Congress at Krakow in 2012 to a young scientist or a small group of young scientists... (Full article) |
3 May 11 | ||

## Call for proposals at the Newton InstituteThe Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Cambridge, UK, invites proposals for research programmes in any branch of mathematics or the mathematical sciences. The deadline for submission is 31 July 2011, for consideration at the meeting of... (Full article) |
24 May 11 |