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Call for bids to host the International Day of Mathematics website

The IMU is leading the project to declare an International Day of Mathematics (IDM) on March 14 ("Pi Day"). If UNESCO decides to proclaim the IDM, the first celebration is expected to be on March 14 in 2020. Now the IMU is inviting bids to host... (Full article)

12 Oct 18

Alan Turing centenary

June 23, 2012, is the Centenary of Alan Turing’s birth in London. During his relatively brief life, Turing made a unique impact on the history of computing, computer science, artificial intelligence, developmental biology, and the mathematical... (Full article)

21 Jun 12

ICM 2014: Pre-registration open

The 2014 International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM 2014) will take place in Seoul, Korea, August 13-21. The organizers invite individuals to pre-register online in order to receive email updates regarding the program, travel grants, local... (Full article)

6 Feb 13

Abel Prize 2017 awarded to Yves Meyer

Yves Meyer (École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay, France) has been awarded the Abel Prize 2017 "for his pivotal role in the development of the mathematical theory of wavelets". Yves Meyer was the visionary leader in the modern development of... (Full article)

21 Mar 17

Decease of Prof. Cathleen Morawetz

Cathleen Synge Morawetz, professor emerita at New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, US, passed away on 8th of August 2017, at the age of 94. She was the second woman to serve as president of the AMS (1995-1996) and the... (Full article)

17 Aug 17

Guardian article accuses academic publishers for outrageous pricing policy

Here is a link to the article Academic publishers make Murdoch look like a socialist.

2 Sep 11

International Congress of Mathematicians Seoul (ICM 2014)

The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) is the largest international congress in the mathematics community.

3 Jul 14

Feedback from the EMS on the Implementation of Plan S

The mathematical community has been for a long time on the forefront of establishing an accessible, efficient, fair and transparent scholarly publishing system. The EMS and its Publications and Electronic Dissemination Committee are in favour of... (Full article)

8 Feb 19

Marie Curie Actions Research Fellowships: Call for applications

There is a recent call for applications from the European Commission for Marie Curie Actions Research Fellowships (both ingoing and outgoing) under the FP7 framework. The deadline for applications is 14 August 2013.
Information:... (Full article)

5 Apr 13

Martin Aigner and Günter M. Ziegler awarded the 2018 Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition

The 2018 Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition will be awarded to Martin Aigner and Günter M. Ziegler of the Freie Universität Berlin, for their monograph "Proofs from THE BOOK".

16 Nov 17

Research Groups from Spain join to create The Spanish Network for Mathematics and Industry (math-in.net)

Along with the main objective of increasing the presence of mathematical techniques in industry, math-in.net pursue three specific objectives: to increase the number and quality of strategic relations between groups and industry, to ensure... (Full article)

21 Oct 11

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

Gran Sasso Science Institute starts PhD program

The Gran Saaso Science Institute (GSSI) is a newly established international PhD school and a center foradvanced studies in physics, mathematics, computer science and social sciences. The School is located in the historical area of the city... (Full article)

2 Jul 13

2012 Wolf Prize in Mathematics to Aschbacher and Caffarelli

The 2012 Wolf Prize in Mathematics has been awarded to Michael Aschbacher for his work on the theory of finite groups, and Luis Caffarelli for his work on partial differential equations.
Aschbacher is the Shaler Arthur Hanisch Professor of... (Full article)

18 Jan 12

ERC calls 2013

The European Research Council has issued calls for grant proposals for the year 2013. These comprise calls for Starting Grants, Consolidator Grants (new!), Advanced Grants, Synergy Grants and Proof of Concept Grants (for grantees only, new!)... (Full article)

27 Jul 12

Prof. Marta Sanz-Solé of Barcelona new President Elect of the EMS

On Saturday, July 10, 2010, the Council of the EMS unanimously elected Prof. Marta Sanz-Solé as new President of the EMS. She will serve her four year term starting January 1, 2011, thereby succeeding the present president, Prof. Ari Laptev. For... (Full article)

12 Jul 10

NSF seizes funding IMA and MBI

It appears that the NSF-funded Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA) at the University of Minnesota will be closing its doors within a couple of years, and its sister institute,... (Full article)

30 Jan 15

Call for Applications for Chair at AIMS in Rwanda

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is calling for applications for a German Research Chair for Mathematics and its Applications at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Rwanda. In the coming years, the research chair will... (Full article)

9 Dec 19

DMV-Medienpreis 2013 goes to Gert-Martin Greuel and Andreas Matt

The “Medienpreis Mathematik 2013” by the Deutsche Mathematiker Vereinigung (DMV) goes to Gert-Martin Greuel and Andreas Matt for their work on the project IMAGINARY. The prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to the communication and... (Full article)

5 Nov 13

Shelah and Coifman awarded Rolf Schock Prizes 2018

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music have awarded this year’s Rolf Schock Prizes. The prize amounts to 400,000 Swedish krona. Rolf Schock Prizes 2018 have been awarded in the... (Full article)

15 Mar 18

2011 ICMI medalists

Alan Schoenfeld (UC Berkeley, CA, USA) received the Felix Klein Medal for lifetime achievemnet.
Luis Radford (Université Laurentienne, Canada) received the Hans Freudenthal Medal for a major cumulative programme of research.
More... (Full article)

2 Mar 12

German Mathematical Society DMV: Annunal Meeting, Prizes

The annual meeting of the DMV took place from September 17 to 20, 2012, at the University of Saarland in Saarbrücken.
This year’s Cantor medal of the Deutsche Mathematiker-Vereinigung (DMV) goes to Michael Struwe, professor of mathematics... (Full article)

1 Oct 12

Preliminary report of the project "A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It?

The preliminary report of the interdisciplinary and international project "A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It?", associating the International Mathematical... (Full article)

26 Feb 20

Marc Yor 1949 - 2014

With deep regret we inform about the decease of Professor Marc Yor (24 July 1949 - 10 January 2014). Marc was a Professor at the University Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris and a member of the French Academy of Sciences. His very prolific... (Full article)

14 Jan 14

Decease of C. S. Seshadri

Prof. C. S. Seshadri, Chennai Mathematical Institute, India, passed away on July 17, 2020, at the age of 88.

31 Jul 20

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