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Call for Nominations for the Ramanujan Prize 2017

The Ramanujan Prize is awarded annually to a researcher from a developing country who is less than 45 years of age on 31 December of the
year of the award, and who has conducted outstanding research in a developing country.

The... (Full article)

23 Nov 16

Mentoring African Research in Mathematics (MARM)

The London Mathematical Society (LMS) and the International Mathematical Union (IMU) in association with the African Mathematics Millennium Science Initiative (AMMSI) are seeking applications for grants to support mathematics and its teaching in... (Full article)

3 Sep 13

George Boole 200: Boole2School

On the occasion of George Boole's bicentenary the University College Cork (UCC, Ireland) has created Boole2School with the objective to grow awareness among children and students of the impact of science in modern life, exemplified by the... (Full article)

28 Sep 15 Algebra, History of Mathematics, Logic and Foundations, Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science

5th Congress of Mathematics Teachers of the Republic of Croatia

In Zagreb the 5th Congress of Mathematics Teachers of the Republic of Croatia was held July 2nd to 5th, 2012. About 700 teachers of mathematics from primary and secondary level schools took part in the congress, and the lectures and workshops... (Full article)

10 Sep 12

Fermat Prize 2011 awarded to Bhargava and Rodnianski

The 2011 Fermat Prize of Mathematical research has been awarded to
Manjul Bhargava, for his work on various generalizations of the Davenport-Heilbronn estimates and for his startling recent results (obtained with A. Shankar) on the average... (Full article)

5 Dec 11

Shaw Prize 2019 awarded to Michel Talagrand

The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2019 has been awarded to Michel Talagrand, Sorbonne University, France, for his work on concentration inequalities, on suprema of stochastic processes and on rigorous results for spin glasses.

21 May 19

International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (UK) - New Scientific Director

International Centre for Mathematical Sciences

New Scientific Director

The Board of ICMS is pleased to announce that
Professor Keith Ball
of University College London has been appointed
to... (Full article)

28 Feb 10

Sylvie Benzoni new Director of the Institut Henri Poincaré

Sylvie Benzoni will start as the new Director of the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris on 1st January. Founded in 1928, the IHP is a highly prestigious centre of mathematics, an institutional member of the EMS, and an ERCOM Centre (European... (Full article)

16 Dec 17

Awards from the German Mathematical Society

Gerd Faltings will be awarded the Cantor Medal of the German Mathematical Society (DMV) in September this year.

Jean-Pierre Bourguignon (who was the second President of the EMS) has been named honorary member of the DMV.

3 Feb 17

Call for applications for the 2nd Heidelberg Laureate Forum

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF) is looking for outstanding young mathematicians and computer scientists from all over the world who would like to get the chance to personally meet distinguished experts from both disciplines and... (Full article)

28 Nov 13

1st European-Nordic Congress of Mathematicians

The 26th Nordic Congress of Mathematicians will be held in Lund from 10 to 13 June 2013. In the tradition of the previous three meetings, the congress will be organised jointly with a partner society. In 2013, the partner will be the European... (Full article)

28 Nov 12

EMS Applied Mathematics Schools 2012

Four summer schools presenting topics in different areas of applied mathematics will be run in 2012 under the auspices of the EMS Applied Mathematics Committee. Announcements of the first three are now available, the fourth will be held at the... (Full article)

14 Feb 12

Terence Tao awarded Riemann Prize 2019

Terence Tao, University of California in Los Angeles, USA, has been announced as the first recipient of the Riemann Prize in Mathematics, awarded by the Riemann International School of Mathematics (RISM).

26 Nov 19

2018 Wolf Prize to Beilinson and Drinfeld

The 2018 Wolf Prize for Mathematics has been awarded to Alexander Beilinson and Vladimir Drinfeld, both of the University of Chicago, "for their groundbreaking work in algebraic geometry, representation theory, and mathematical physics".
... (Full article)

22 Feb 18

Decease of Prof. K. S. Chandrasekharan

Komaravolu S. Chandrasekharan, professor at ETH Zurich, and a founding faculty member of School of Mathematics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), has passed away at age 96, on 13 April 2017. He is known for his work in number theory... (Full article)

6 May 17

Cantor medal 2014 to Herbert Spohn

The German Mathematical Society DMV awards the Cantor medal every second year. The Cantor medal for 2014 goes to Herbert Spohn, professor for Applied Probability Theory at the Technical University in Munich. Spohn's insights have had a decisive... (Full article)

12 Feb 14

21st Century Mathematics "What should students learn in the 21st Century?"

A conference with this title will be organized by the CENTER FOR CURRICULUM REDESIGN in collaboration with the CONFEDERATION OF SWEDISH ENTERPRISE and the OECD CENTRE FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (CERI) in Stockholm, Sweden, April 22-... (Full article)

31 Jan 13

6ECM and ICME-12: Deadlines for early bird registration approaching

The 6th European Congress of Mathematics in Krakow (July 2-7) and the 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education in Seoul (July 8-15) offer substantially reduced registration fees for participants registering no later than March 31,... (Full article)

23 Mar 12

IMU Abacus Medal

The IMU has decided to accept the joint bid from the University of Helsinki and the Simons Foundation for the funding of the IMU Abacus Medal, that will be awarded once every 4 years at the International Congress of Mathematicians, for... (Full article)

5 Feb 20

Breakthrough Junior Challenge

The Breakthrough Prize sponsors an annual global competition for high school science and math students to inspire creative thinking about fundamental concepts in the natural sciences and mathematics.... (Full article)

5 Jun 18

ICM 2014 approaching

The International Congress of Mathematicians at Seoul (August 13 - 21) is approaching.
Information: (Full article)

5 Jun 14

Abel Prize 2013 goes to Pierre Deligne

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2013 to Pierre Deligne, Institute for Advance Study, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, “for seminal contributions to algebraic geometry and for their transformative... (Full article)

20 Mar 13

Report on "Mathematics for Digital Science" published

As a result of an online consultation and a one-day workshop in Brussels on Mathematics for Digital Science, the European Commission's Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology has now published a report on the... (Full article)

16 Dec 14

Friedrich Hirzebruch 1927 - 2012

The first president of the European Mathematical Society, Friedrich Hirzebruch, has passed away. Fritz Hirzebruch studied mathematics at Münster. In 1956 he became professor at Bonn where he remained until his retirement. In 1980 he founded the... (Full article)

29 May 12

Mathematician new Minister of Education, Higher Education and Science in Portugal

Nuno Crato, professor of mathematics and statistics at the Technical University of Lisbon, took office as Minister of Education, Higher Education and Science as an independent in the cabinet of the Portuguese Government led by Pedro Passos Coelho... (Full article)

24 Jun 11