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Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software, First Call for Nominations

In honour of the outstanding contributions of James Hardy Wilkinson to the field of numerical software, Argonne National Laboratory, the National Physical Laboratory, and the Numerical Algorithms Group award the Wilkinson Prize for Numerical... (Full article)

17 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

ICM 2014: Pre-registration open

The 2014 International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM 2014) will take place in Seoul, Korea, August 13-21. The organizers invite individuals to pre-register online in order to receive email updates regarding the program, travel grants, local... (Full article)

6 Feb 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

Ricardo Cortez Awarded Blackwell-Tapia Prize

The National Blackwell-Tapia Committee recently announced Ricardo Cortez, Tulane University's Pendergraft William Larkin Duren Professor of Mathematics, was awarded the 2012 Blackwell-Tapia Prize. The prize recognizes a mathematical scientist who... (Full article)

17 May 12

Professor Manfredo P. Do Carmo appointed as Dr. honoris causa

The University of Murcia, Spain, yesterday approved the appointment of Professor Manfredo P. Do Carmo (... (Full article)

16 Jun 11

Decease of John Conway

Prof. John Horton Conway, Princeton University, has passed away on 11 April 2020, at the age of 82. Conway received the Berwick Prize (1971), was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (1981), was the first recipient of the Pólya Prize (LMS) (1987... (Full article)

13 Apr 20

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

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

Albrecht Dold 1928 - 2011

Albrecht Dold, one of the pioneers in Algebraic Topology, passed away on September 26, 2011.
More information: ,... (Full article)

29 Sep 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

Liquidation of Russian Academy of Sciences impending?

The Russian government, at a meeting last week, launched a bill proposing fundamental changes to the Russian Academy of Sciences, founded in 1724 by Peter the Great. According to the bill, dated 28 June, the academy is to merge with two minor... (Full article)

2 Jul 13

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

Deadline for Minisymposium applications to ECMTB2018 approaching

The 11th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ECMTB 2018) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 23 to 27 July, 2018.
The call of Minisymposium applications closes on 15 November 2017. The template for abstract... (Full article)

7 Oct 17

Horizon 2020 to boost open access publishing

The EU Commission will make open access to scientific publications a general principle of Horizon 2020, the EU's Research & Innovation funding programme for 2014-2020. As of 2014, all articles produced with funding from Horizon 2020 will have... (Full article)

20 Jul 12

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

European Commission releases Horizon 2020

The European Commission has released a proposal for the new Framework Programme for Research and Innovation - Horizon 2020.

30 Nov 11

Lectures of the 14th meeting of EWM available

The lectures from the 14th general meeting of the European Women in Mathematics, which took place in Novi Sad, Serbia, August 25-28, 2009, have been posted on the EMS web site. In particular, the talks by the 2009 EMS Lecturer... (Full article)

21 Jan 10

The Basque Center for Applied Mathematics - BCAM launches a photography contest to celebrate its 10th anniversary

The Basque Centre for Applied Mathematics - BCAM has organized several scientific and disseminative activities to commemorate its 10 years of trajectory dedicated to research and knowledge transfer on applied mathematics. Among these activities... (Full article)

26 Mar 19 Algebra, Algebraic and Complex Geometry, Analysis and its Applications, Combinatorics, Control Theory and Optimization, Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations, Geometry, History of Mathematics, Lie Theory and Generalizations, Logic and Foundations, Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science, Mathematical Physics, Mathematics Education and Popularization of Mathematics, Mathematics in Science and Technology, Number Theory, Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, Partial Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Topology

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

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 nominations for Ramanujan Prize 2018

The Ramanujan Prize is awarded annually to a researcher from a developing country who is less than 45 years of age and who has conducted outstanding research in a developing country. The Prize is funded by the Department of Science and Technology... (Full article)

30 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

Differential Geometry Days. In honour of Luis A. Cordero (Santiago de Compostela, Spain, June 27-29, 2012)

Luis A. Cordero has been Full Prof. of Geometry and Topology since 1976 at La Laguna Univ. and at Santiago de Compostela Univ. (USC, Spain) since 1979. The Institute of Math. of the USC in colaboration with Basque Country Univ. (UPV/EHU, Spain)... (Full article)

4 Feb 12

ICIAM Prizes for 2011 announced

ICIAM (International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) announced their 2011 prizes on Sep 20, 2010. The prizes will be awarded at the opening ceremony of the 2011 ICIAM Congress in Vancouver, Canada. For details about the winners,... (Full article)

25 Sep 10