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Princeton University goes open access

Prestigious Princeton University goes open access to stop staff handing all copyright to journals – unless waiver granted. It will thus prevent researchers from giving the copyright of scholarly articles to journal publishers, except in certain... (Full article)

30 Sep 11

Jean-Pierre Bourguignon new president of the European Research Council

Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, the 2nd president of the European Mathematical Society (1995-98), will be the next president of the European Research Council (ERC). Professor Bourguignon was nominated for this position by the EMS to a search committee... (Full article)

24 Oct 13

European Industrial Doctorate Programm

An international consortium of eleven academic and eleven industrial partners has been awarded a "European Industrial Doctorate Program" (EID). Under the title "Reduced Order Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Coupled Systems" eleven... (Full article)

26 Nov 17

Centre Interfacultaire Bernoulli Lausanne: Call for Proposals

The Bernoulli Center (CIB), funded jointly by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, launches a call for proposals of four one-semester programs during the period July 1, 2014 - June 30,... (Full article)

28 Sep 12

Nominations Solicited for Blackwell–Tapia Prize

Nominations are solicited for the sixth Blackwell–Tapia Prize, which will be awarded at a conference to be held at the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) on November 9–10, 2012. Nominees should be active... (Full article)

9 Dec 11

New tool for the job market for mathematicians

Two graduate students from Berlin have designed a new tool MathHire for the job market for mathematicians that turns more and more global. Apart from allowing to publish easily searchable job advertisements,... (Full article)

17 Oct 16

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

Seeking input for elaborating MSC 2020

Zentralblatt and Mathematical Reviews are seeking the mathematical community input for elaborating Mathematics Subject Classification MSC 2020

1 Feb 18

Museum of Mathematics opened in New York City


21 Dec 12

Abel symposium and Ramanujan prize ceremony in Mumbai, India

On the 23rd of February the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai, India, will host an Abel symposium with all the Abel committee members as speakers. Professor M. S. Raghunathan has invited his fellow Abel Committee members to... (Full article)

18 Feb 12

The Oberwolfach Library terminates contract with Elsevier

The Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach Library cancelled all subscriptions to online journals provided by Elsevier Publishing. From January 2017, the current issues of all Elsevier journals will no longer be accessible online.

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20 Jan 17

Decease of Professor Benoit Mandelbrot

Professor Benoit Mandelbrot passed away on the 14th of October in Cambridge, Mass.
Mandelbrot is known for his outstanding contributions to fractal geometry and applications to many scientific
fields, like physics, biology and... (Full article)

18 Oct 10

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

Call for nominations for 2020 ICMI Emma Castelnuovo Award

The Emma Castelnuovo Award for outstanding achievements in the practice of mathematics education will honor persons, groups, projects, institutions or organizations engaged in the development and implementation of exceptionally excellent and... (Full article)

9 Apr 18

The first ERC Advanced Grant for mathematics in the Czech Republic

The proposal of the project MATHEF - Mathematical Thermodynamics of Fluids succeded in the competition for ERC Advanced Grants and will be funded in the period 2013-2018. This is the first ERC Advanced Grant in mathematics in the Czech Republic... (Full article)

7 Feb 13

Decisions in Economics and Finance, new editorial board

Decisions in Economics and Finance, the official journal of AMASES (Italian Assoc. of Math. Appl. to Economic and Social Sciences) has a new Editor-in-Chief, Paolo Ghirardato, and a new editorial board:
... (Full article)

6 Apr 12

Hairer named Honorary KBE

Professor Martin Hairer FRS, University of Warwick, has been awarded an Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire. The award of Knight Commander, The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire rewards ‘contributions to the arts... (Full article)

20 Mar 17

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

Result of election for EMS EC in Prague

During the Council Meeting held in 23-24 June 2018 in Prague, the following were elected for the Executive Committee of the EMS for the period 2019-2022.

President - Volker Mehrmann Vicepresident - Betül Tanbay Secretary - Sjoerd Verduyn... (Full article)
30 Jul 18

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

Shaw Prize to Maxim Kontsevich

The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences will be awarded to Professor Maxim L Kontsevich, permanent professor at l’Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, France, for his pioneering works in algebra, geometry and mathematical physics and in... (Full article)

29 May 12

Decease of Prof. Jean-Pierre Kahane

Prof. Jean-Pierre Kahane, past president of the Société Mathématique de France, and specialist in harmonic analysis and probability, has passed away on 21 June 2017, at the age of 90.

23 Jun 17

Prize for Dissemination of Science to member of EMS RPA committee

Raul Ibañez (Department of Mathematics, Universidad País Vasco, Spain) has received the Prize for Dissemination of Science 2011, awarded by COSCE (Confederation of National Associations of Spain). This initiative intends to encourage scientists... (Full article)

27 Jun 11

Decease of Prof. Elias Stein

Prof. Elias M. Stein, Princeton University (US), has passed away on 23 December 2018, at the age of 87. He was a leading figure in the field of harmonic analysis.

25 Dec 18

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