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AMS Prizes awarded

Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California, will receive the 2018 Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Algebra for his groundbreaking research on representation theory, cohomology, and subgroup structure of finite quasi-simple groups, and the wide-... (Full article)
6 Dec 17

ICMI Award for Michèle Artigue, a really European researcher

ERME, the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education, adresses congratulations both to Michèle Artigue and Frederick Leung for the citation of their ICMI awards, and acknowledges their important contributions to mathematics education... (Full article)

23 Jan 14

Humboldt Research Awards to several renowned mathematicians

Several Humboldt Research Awards have been given to well-known mathematicians. Every award is valued at 60,000 EUR. Award winners are invited to spend a period of up to one year cooperating on a long-term research project with specialist... (Full article)

5 Mar 12

Prize for Basic Sciences from Spanish Bank to Ingrid Daubechies and to David Mumford

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Basic Sciences goes this year, for the first time ever, to two mathematicians: to Ingrid Daubechies and David Mumford “for their works in pure mathematics, which have strongly influenced... (Full article)

22 Jan 13

Call for CIMPA research schools in 2014

CIMPA is a UNESCO centre located in Nice, France, with financial support from France, the
Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Switzerland, Norway, Spain and UNESCO. Its aim is to promote
international cooperation in higher education and... (Full article)

7 Mar 12

ERC advanced grants announced. 17 grants to mathematicians

The European Research Council ERC awarded €680 million to 302 senior research leaders in 24 countries across Europe in the latest competition for its prestigious advanced grants. Among the grant holders are 17 mathematicians from 9 European... (Full article)

23 Jan 13

Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013

The 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

An International Day of Mathematics

The International Mathematical Union has prepared a proporsal to have March 14 declared as the International Day of Mathematics (IDM) by UNESCO. Every year, all countries will be invited to celebrate the IDM in the schools and with the public,... (Full article)

20 Feb 18

Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2014 to George Lusztig

George Lusztig, the Abdun-Nur Professor of Mathematics at MIT (Cambridge, MA, USA) was awarded the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences for 2014. The Shaw Foundation cited Lusztig “for his fundamental contributions to algebra, algebraic geometry,... (Full article)

3 Jun 14

Call for nominations for the Ostrowski Prize 2017

The aim of the Ostrowski Foundation is to promote the mathematical sciences. Every second year it provides a prize for recent outstanding achievements in pure mathematics and in the foundations of numerical mathematics.

The jury invites... (Full article)

30 Jan 17

Congress and Exhibition on Cyprus: East meets West

The East-Meets-West on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Congress and Exhibition will be held during 1-4 September 2012 at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus. The Congress is organized by the European Office of Cyprus and will explore new... (Full article)

16 Apr 12

LMS Minisymposium on Advanced Decomposition Methods for Partial Differential Equations

This workshop will take place from Monday 2 September to Wednesday 4 September at Kingston University. The objective of this minisymposium is to examine advanced decomposition methods with respect to discretisation for evolution equations with... (Full article)

12 Mar 13

Call for proposals at the Newton Institute

The 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

Caffarelli Wins 2018 Shaw Prize

Luis A. Caffarelli, University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded the 2018 Shaw Prize in the Mathematical Sciences "for his groundbreaking work on partial differential equations, including creating a theory of regularity for nonlinear equations... (Full article)

17 May 18

Pardon Receives NSF Waterman Award

John Pardon, Princeton University, has received the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Alan T. Waterman Award for his "revolutionary, groundbreaking results in geometry and topology". The award carries with it a five-year, US$1,000,000 grant.... (Full article)

18 Apr 17

Dutch Mathematician Ieke Moerdjik wins the Spinoza Prize

Ieke Moerdijk, professor of Algebra and Topology at Radboud University Nijmegen, has won the Spinoza Prize, the highest award in science in the Netherlands. The award consists in the amount of 2.5 million euros intended to fund research and is... (Full article)

30 Jun 12

José Luis Rubio de Francia Prize 2012 for young mathematicians

María Pe Pereira, visiting professor at Université de Lille, has been awarded the José Luis Rubio de Francia Prize for the year 2012. According to the jury statement supporting their decision: “María Pe Pereira (Burgos, 1981) has done some... (Full article)

30 May 13

ICTP launches iTunes U site

The Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) has joined iTunes U, the iTunes Store area that offers free, downloadable educational content from leading educational institutions. ICTP on iTunes U features over 240 videos of... (Full article)

15 Sep 11

EMS on new developments concerning Open Access

Two months ago the EMS reiterated its position on open access, see here.

While scientific publishing may move in this direction, any change of the system... (Full article)

1 Oct 18

The Women in Mathematics Committee expresses their condolences for the death of Maryam Mirzakhani.

Maryam Mirzakhani (1977 - 2017)

The Women in Mathematics Committee of the EMS is deeply saddened by the untimely death of Maryam Mirzakhani on July 14. Her work was recognized  worldwide by the international mathematical community, in... (Full article)

30 Jul 17

Asian Mathematical Conference 2013 in Busan opts to work for a Mathematical Union in Asia

The Asian Mathematical Conference 2013 took place in Busan, Korea, from June 30, Sunday through July 4, Thursday, 2013. At the closing of the congress, a declaration was approved resolving to:
lay the ground for the formation of... (Full article)

19 Aug 13

EMS committee Raising Public Awareness Committee present at ESOF 2012.

Dublin will host the next European Science Open Forum ESOF 2012, July 11-15.
One of the keynote speakers is Marcus du Sautoy.
The present and the previous head of the RPA committee of the EMS, Ehrhard Behrends and Robin Wilson, will... (Full article)

27 Oct 11

William P. Thurston 1946 - 2012

William P. Thurston died August 21 at the age of 65. After many groundbreaking results in foliation theory, Thurston became a pioneer in the field of low-dimensional topology. Thurston's geometric ideas developed initially in connection with... (Full article)

23 Aug 12

SMAI founds new Journal of Computational Mathematics

SMAI, the French professional society for applied and industrial mathematics, has committed to the founding of a new journal of computational mathematics: the SMAI Journal of Computational Mathematics, or SMAI-JCM, which will be freely accessible... (Full article)

5 Dec 14 Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, Algebra, Control Theory and Optimization, Analysis and its Applications, Probability and Statistics, Topology, Mathematics in Science and Technology, Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science, Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations

Abel Prize announcement March 19

The winner of the Abel Prize 2019 will be announced on the 19th of March at 11 GMT (12 noon in Oslo, Norway). The announcement will be transmitted as a live webcast and can be watched on the... (Full article)

15 Jan 19