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Abel Prize 2014 awarded to Yakov G. Sinai

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2014 to Yakov G. Sinai (78) of Princeton University, USA, and the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, "for his fundamental... (Full article)

26 Mar 14

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

EMS Distinguished Speakers

The EMS is a co-organizer of two mathematical conferences in the first half of 2013, the EMS-DMF Joint Mathematical Weekend in Aarhus (Denmark), April 5-7 and the 1st European-Nordic Congress of Mathematicians in Lund (Sweden), June 10-13. The... (Full article)

8 Feb 13

Fermat Prize to Bhargava and Rodianski

The Fermat Prize 2011 has been awarded jointly to Manjul Bhargava for his work on various generalizations of the Davenport-Heilbronn estimates and for his recent startling results (with Arul Shankar) on the average rank of elliptic curves; and to... (Full article)

20 Jan 12

Sir Andrew Wiles awarded Copley Medal by Royal Society

Sir Andrew Wiles has been awarded the Royal Society's Copley Medal, the world’s oldest scientific prize, "for proving Fermat's Last Theorem, a major mathematical breakthrough of the 20th century."

23 Jun 17

EMS members get free access to Zentralblatt MATH online

Individual members of the EMS get free access to Zentralblatt MATH online at To obtain login and password please contact Olaf Teschke (... (Full article)

12 Jul 10

Nominations for the Abel Prize 2011

The call for nominations for the Abel Prize 2011 has been announced. The deadline to be considered for the 2011 prize is September 15, 2010. For further information and online nomination form, please see... (Full article)

15 Jul 10

Turkish academics persecuted for signing a petition

Turkish academics who have openly criticized Turkey’s military crackdown on ethnic Kurdish communities are now feeling the wrath of their government. In recent days, the government arrested 33 academics. Although all have since been released,... (Full article)

4 Feb 16

Zemánek Prize awarded to Michael Hartz

The Jaroslav and Barbara Zemánek Prize in functional analysis with emphasis on operator theory for 2020 is awarded to Michael Hartz (Universität des Saarlandes, Germany) for his work on operator-oriented function theory of several variables.

14 Aug 20

Science Europe appoints members of its Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee

Science Europe, the new association of European Research Funding and Research Performing Organizations based in Bruxelles, has appointed six scientific committees. The Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee will be chaired by... (Full article)

14 May 13

Decease of Prof. Sir Michael Atiyah

Sir Michael Atiyah FRS, honorary professor at the University of Edinburgh, has passed away on 11 January 2019, at the age of 89. He held many positions including Savilian Professor of Geometry in Oxford, President of the Royal Society UK, Master... (Full article)

12 Jan 19

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

Cédric Villani elected to the National Assembly of France

The French mathematician Cédric Villani, Fields Medal in 2010, and director of the Institut Henri-Poincaré Paris since 2009, has been elected to the National Assembly of France by the 5e circonscription de l'Essonne.... (Full article)

19 Jun 17

Open Call for director of Fields Institute

The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences (Toronto, Canada) invites applications or nominations for the position of Director beginning July 1, 2018. Applications or nominations will be considered until the position is filled, but... (Full article)

19 Oct 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

EMS Monograph Award: Call for submissions closed

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary the EMS Publishing House is pleased to announce the EMS Monograph Award. It is awarded every two years to the author(s) of a monograph in any area of mathematics that is judged by the selection committee to... (Full article)

2 Oct 12

Diderot Mathematical Forum

A Diderot Mathematical Forum on "Mathematics & Architecture" will be held on 8th June in 3 cities simultaneously: Helsinki, Porto, & Prague.

7 May 19

ISSMYS 2012 in Lyon

After a very successful first International Summer School in Mathematics for Young Students at Bremen, Germany, last year, the second summer school will be held at Lyon, France from August 20-20, 2012. The summer school is an introduction to... (Full article)

23 Apr 12

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

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

Karen Vogtmann EMS-lecturer 2011

Karen Vogtmann (Cornell University, has been appointed as EMS-lecturer for the year 2011. She will give a series of lectures on " The topology and... (Full article)

24 May 11

ICIAM 2015: Invited speakers

Twenty seven speakers were selected by the Scientific Programme Committee of ICIAM (International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) 2015 and then approved by an ICIAM board meeting in Beijing. Besides invited speakers, ICIAM 2015 (... (Full article)

15 Nov 13

Assaf Naor Receives 2019 Ostrowski Prize

Professor Assaf Naor, Princeton University, has been awarded the 2019 Ostrowski Prize in Higher Mathematics in recognition of his pioneering achievements at the interface of the geometry of Banach spaces, the structure of metric spaces and... (Full article)

12 Nov 19

1. day of EMS council in Krakow

Council had to make two important decisions on its first meeting day in Krakow:
1. The Kosovar Mathematical Society was accepted (by secret ballot) as new corporate member of the society.
2. Council decided that the 7th European... (Full article)

30 Jun 12

Budget for Horizon 2020: ISE launches a petition

The next summit of the EU heads of states and governments (22.11-23.11) will determine the EU research budget for the next seven years. The Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) urges scientists and politicians all over Europe to act in order to... (Full article)

24 Oct 12


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