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Update on ERC calls for proposals (2014)

Since the new programme 'Horizon 2020' has not been finally adopted by the EU, the ERC scientific council can only provide a schedule for the next ERC calls on an indicative basis, as described below:
Publication of the provisional schedule... (Full article)

19 Apr 13

ERC grants: New Synergy grants - deadlines

The European Research Council ERC has launched a new type of granting scheme that will fund small excellent research teams. ERC Synergy Grants are intended to enable a small group of Principal Investigators and their teams to bring together... (Full article)

5 Sep 11

ERC starting grants: Over €670 million to 480 emerging research leaders, among them 23 mathematicians

The European Research Council (ERC) is supporting some 480 early-career researchers over the coming five years with grants worth up to €2 million each. In this fourth 'ERC Starting Grant' competition, just over €670 million is... (Full article)

14 Sep 11

Open Call for Hirzebruch Lecture at 8ECM

The German Mathematical Society (DMV) and the European Mathematical Society (EMS) have jointly agreed to establish a “Hirzebruch Lecture" given as a part of the European Congresses of Mathematics. Nominations for the Hirzebruch Lecture at 8ECM... (Full article)

10 Dec 18

Decease of Prof. Vladimir Voevodsky

The russian mathematician Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor at the School of Mathematics of the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) died on 30 September 2017, at the age of 51. Voevodsky received the Fields Medal in 2002.

1 Oct 17

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

Changes in European Research organisation: EUROHORCS dissolved, ESF downsized, ScienceEurope founded

The organization of European funding agencies has undergone important changes recently:
The assembly of heads of European research funding organizations EUROHORCS has been dissolved by October, 20.
The range of activities of the... (Full article)

27 Oct 11

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

International Prize in Statistics Awarded to Bradley Efron

The International Prize in Statistics has been awarded to Bradley Efron, professor of statistics and biomedical data science at Stanford University, in recognition of the "bootstrap", a method he developed in 1977 for assessing the uncertainty of... (Full article)

22 Mar 19

Mathematical Modelling, Simulation and Optimization for Societal Challenges with Scientific Computing


The Project Mathematical Modelling, Simulation and Optimization for Societal Challenges with Scientific Computing has the objective to “provide mathematical technologies and its applications for solution of societal... (Full article)

25 Nov 17

New program of research visits in Africa

The Committee for Developing Countries (CDC) of the EMS, with the support of the Simons Foundation, opens a program of research visits to foster research opportunities for young and established researchers in Africa.

The program is open... (Full article)

20 Nov 16

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

Crafoord Prize in Mathematics 2012 to Bourgain and Tao

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Crafoord Prize in Mathematics 2012 to
Jean Bourgain, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA and Terence Tao,University of California, Los Angeles, USA,
“for their... (Full article)

19 Jan 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

Perelman declines the Clay Millennium Prize

Grigoriy Perelman of St. Petersburg, Russia has declined the USD 1,000,000 Millennium Prize awarded by the Clay Mathematics Institute (CMI) [ ]. In March 2010 the CMI had announced... (Full article)

12 Jul 10

Luigi Ambrosio Awarded 2019 Balzan Prize

Prof. Luigi Ambrosio, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (Italy), has been awarded the 2019 Balzan Prize for his astonishing capacity for synthesis that has made possible to create hitherto unimaginable bridges between partial differential... (Full article)

9 Sep 19

Faisal Prize 2018 awarded to John Ball

Sir John M. Ball, University of Oxford, is the winner of the 2018 King Faisal Prize for Science for his outstanding contributions to mathematics. Ball is Sedleian Professor of Natural Philosophy at Oxford and director of its Centre for Nonlinear... (Full article)

26 Jan 18

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

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

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

Museum of Mathematics opened in New York City


21 Dec 12


The Math in Moscow program invites applications for scholarships to attend the Independent University of Moscow for the Fall 2011 semester.
Undergraduate students registered in a mathematics or computer science program are eligible. The... (Full article)

1 Feb 11

Open Letter of Support for Students Arrested at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey

Members of academic communities around the world strongly oppose the recent arrests and harassment of students at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey. A support letter can be signed... (Full article)

31 Mar 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

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions: Call for Individual Fellowships (IF)

The European Commission has issued a call for Individual Fellowships (IF) under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Programme on March 12. IFs provide opportunities to acquire and transfer new knowledge and to work on research in a European... (Full article)

19 Mar 14