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EMS paper on Open access

The Publications Committee of the EMS has drafted a report that analyzes the rapidly changing publication patterns, in particular various options of Open Access and makes recommendations to mathematicians, publishers, libraries and the public... (Full article)

5 Dec 14

Research Groups from Spain join to create The Spanish Network for Mathematics and Industry (

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

21 Oct 11

Announcement of 2019 ICIAM Prizes

The 2019 ICIAM Prize winners are:

ICIAM Collatz Prize: Siddharta Mishra (ETH, Switzerland) ICIAM Lagrange Prize: George Papanicolau (Stanford University, USA) ICIAM Maxwell Prize: Claude Bardos (Université Paris Diderot, France) ICIAM... (Full article)
17 Sep 18

Network of International Mathematical Centers founded

At a meeting in Paris on June 1, 2013, four international mathematical centers agreed to cooperate. The starting member institutions of NIM consist of the Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences in Lahore (Pakistan), the Centro de... (Full article)

19 Aug 13

Decease of Prof. Maryam Mirzakhani

Professor Maryam Mirzakhani, Stanford University, US, passed away on 14th of July, 2017, at the age of 40. She has been the first woman and the first iranian mathematician to receive the Fields Medal, awarded in 2014.

15 Jul 17

Henri Poincaré Prize awarded at ICMP 2012

At the International Congress on Mathematical Physics held in Aalborg, Denmark in the week August 6 - 11, 2012, a Henri Poincaré Prize was awarded to Nalini Anantharaman, Freeman Dyson, Sylvia Serfaty, and to Barry Simon.
Further prizes:... (Full article)

14 Aug 12

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

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

European parliament approves Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020, the EU's €70.2 billion framework programme for research and innovation in 2014-2020, was approved by MEPs on Thursday. Parliament amended it to improve support for small firms, attract more people into science and more scientists to... (Full article)

21 Nov 13

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

The inaugural IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships Awarded

Thanks to a generous donation by the winners of the Breakthrough Prizes in Mathematics – Ian Agol, Simon Donaldson, Maxim Kontsevich, Jacob Lurie, Terence Tao and Richard Taylor – IMU (The... (Full article)

23 Nov 16

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

Call for nominations for IMU prizes

The IMU seeks nominations for the following prizes to be awarded at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018.
Nominations should be sent by December 31, 2016 to the Prize Committee Chairs.

Fields Medals. Awarded every 4 years... (Full article)
23 Nov 16

Call for nominations for several offices of IMU

IMU’s Adhering Organizations are invited to submit names for the following offices for the term 1 Jan 2019 – 31 Dec 2022.

IMU Vice Presidents and IMU Executive Committee (EC) Members-at-Large. The General Assembly will elect 2 Vice... (Full article)
20 Oct 17

Ramanujan Prize 2013: Call for nominations

The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) calls for nominations for the 2013 Ramanujan Prize for young mathematicians from developing countries. The Prize winner must be less than 45 years of age on 31 December of the... (Full article)

13 Nov 12

EMS and LMS celebrate anniversaries in Birmingham, UK

Mathematicians from across the world will be meeting at the University of Birmingham this week-end to celebrate  the 150th year of the London Mathematical Society (LMS) and the 25th year of the European Mathematical Society (EMS).

The... (Full article)

17 Sep 15

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

EMS Statement on the Arrest of Prof Tuna Altinel

Last week the mathematician Tuna Altinel, member of the European Mathematical Society and professor at the Université Lyon 1 in France, was arrested in Turkey after he had his passport extracted by the police. Tuna Altinel was one of the... (Full article)

14 May 19

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


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

ISE on the help to researchers stranded abroad after US immigration ban

Initiative for Science in Europe, a lobbying organization of which the EMS is a member, came with an initiative to coordinate help offers to researchers stranded abroad after US immigration ban. Those who want to offer a temporary harbour to such... (Full article)

2 Feb 17

Hacon and McKernan awarded 2018 Breakthrough Prize

The 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics was awarded to Christopher Hacon, University of Utah, and James McKernan, University of California San Diego, for transformational contributions to birational algebraic geometry, especially to the... (Full article)

6 Dec 17

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

Invitation of contributions to the Encyclopedia of Mathematics wiki

Springer and the European Mathematical Society invite mathematicians to contribute to the recently launched Encyclopedia of Mathematics wiki. In this exciting collaborative endeavor, the 2002 online Encyclopaedia of Mathematics, containing 8,000... (Full article)

16 Apr 12

Call for Satellite Conferences of ICM2022 Saint Petersburg

The Organizing Committee of the ICM 2022 in Saint Petersburg is calling for proposals to hold satellite conferences, workshops and schools either before or after the Congress.

21 Nov 19