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Antoine Petit appointed President of the CNRS

Antoine Petit, professor in Computer Science and director of INRIA (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique), has been appointed President of the French CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique).

19 Jan 18

Applications for 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum are open

Applications for participation at the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum are open in three categories: Undergraduates, PhD Candidates, and PostDocs. The deadline is February 14th, 2017.

The 5th HLF will take place in Heidelberg, Germany,... (Full article)

24 Jan 17

Applications for participation at the 7th HLF are open

The 7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) will take place in Heidelberg, Germany during September 22–27, 2019. At HLF all winners of the Fields Medal, the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award... (Full article)

23 Nov 18

Asian Mathematical Conference 2013 in Busan opts to work for a Mathematical Union in Asia

The Asian Mathematical Conference 2013 took place in Busan, Korea, from June 30, Sunday through July 4, Thursday, 2013. At the closing of the congress, a declaration was approved resolving to:
lay the ground for the formation of... (Full article)

19 Aug 13

Asking for proposals for 2018 at CIEM, Universidad de Cantabria, Spain

The CIEM (International Center for Mathematical Meetings, http://www.ciem.unican.es) is an initiative of the University of Cantabria whose goal is to promote quality mathematical research, be it in its more... (Full article)

15 Jun 17

Assaf Naor awarded 2018 Nemmers Prize

Assaf Naor, Princeton University, has been awarded the 2018 Frederic Esser Nemmers Mathematics Prize for "his profound work on the geometry of metric spaces, which has led to breakthroughs in the theory of algorithms." The prize carries with it a... (Full article)

20 Apr 18

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

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

Balzan Prize for Mathematics goes to Jacob Palis

One million Swiss Francs (around EUR 760.000, USD 980.000, GBP 640.000) for Mathematics (pure or applied). Half of the amount must be destined by the winner to research projects.

Milan, 6 September 2010 - The names of the 2010 Balzan... (Full article)

6 Sep 10

Balzan Prize in mathematics to be awarded in 2014

The General Prize Committee announced that the 2014 Balzan Prizes will be awarded in the following fields:
Classical Archaeology; Epistemology and Philosophy of Mind; Basic and/or applied Plant Ecology; Mathematics (pure or applied).
... (Full article)

15 Jan 14

Berndtsson and Sibony awarded 2017 Bergman Prize

Bo Berndtsson, Chalmers University (US) and the University of Gothenburg (Sweden), and Nessim Sibony, Université Paris-Sud Orsay (France), have been awarded the 2017 Stefan Bergman Prize for their many fundamental contributions to several complex... (Full article)

9 Mar 18

Bernoulli Brainstorm

The Bernoulli Center (CIB) is now inviting applications for its new Bernoulli Brainstorm scheme.

We support small groups of researchers (2 to 4 participants) who want to find ideal research conditions for a short, intensive time. This is the... (Full article)

22 Oct 15 Calls

Bids solicited for 10th ICIAM congress in 2023

The International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM) is an international congress in the field of applied mathematics held every four years under the auspices of the International Council for Industrial and Applied... (Full article)

11 Dec 15 Calls

BIRS-CMO running despite earthquakes in Mexico

Despite of the tragic and devastating earthquakes that hit Mexico, all current BIRS (Banff International Research Station) workshops hosted by Casa Matemática Oaxaca (CMO) have not been affected, and that all future workshops will be proceeding... (Full article)

24 Sep 17

Book Prize 2019

The Italian Mathematical Union (U.M.I) has established a Prize, sponsored by Springer-Verlag, of (gross) € 4000, to honour an excellent, original monograph in any field of mathematics. The applications must be sent to the U.M.I office (Piazza di... (Full article)

28 Oct 19

Brazilian mathematician named Ramanujan Prize winner

Fernando Codá Marques (32) of Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is named the winner of the 2012 Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries. Marques has made several major... (Full article)

28 Jun 12

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

Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics 2016 to Ian Agol

Congratulations to Ian Agol (University of California at Berkeley and Institute for Advanced Study), the winner of the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics (3 million USD)! Agol is awarded for "spectacular contributions to low dimensional... (Full article)

10 Nov 15 Geometry, Topology Prizes

Brexit: EMS urges politicians to stand guard on free scientific collaboration

The European Mathematical Society acknowledges the fact that the expressed will of the people is the highest authority in a democratic society and it must be respected. Nevertheless we regret the outcome of the British referendum and we are... (Full article)

26 Jun 16 EU institutions and similar

Brillet and Damour awarded the CNRS Gold Medal

Physicists Alain Brillet and Thibault Damour are winners of France’s top scientific distinction, the CNRS Gold Medal. The medals are awarded for the first direct detection of gravitational waves. Damour's work in theoretical physics is... (Full article)

28 Sep 17

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

Bull Prize 2015 awarded

The Bull-Joseph Fourier prize 2015 has been awarded to Victorita Doléan, Pierre Jolivet, Frédéric Hecht, Frédéric Nataf, Pierre-Henri Tournier for their work on ultra-fast medical diagnosis of brain aneurysms by means of new medical imaging... (Full article)

16 Apr 16 Mathematics in Science and Technology, Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Prizes

Caffarelli Wins 2018 Shaw Prize

Luis A. Caffarelli, University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded the 2018 Shaw Prize in the Mathematical Sciences "for his groundbreaking work on partial differential equations, including creating a theory of regularity for nonlinear equations... (Full article)

17 May 18

Call for a joint EMS-IML summer school 2013

The European Mathematical Society and Institut Mittag-Leffler (Djursholm, Sweden) advertise the possibility of organizing a one week mathematical summer school with at most 20 participants during the period 22 May – 19 July 2013.
The... (Full article)

17 Sep 12

Call for Applications for Chair at AIMS in Rwanda

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is calling for applications for a German Research Chair for Mathematics and its Applications at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Rwanda. In the coming years, the research chair will... (Full article)

9 Dec 19

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