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Alan Turing centenary

June 23, 2012, is the Centenary of Alan Turing’s birth in London. During his relatively brief life, Turing made a unique impact on the history of computing, computer science, artificial intelligence, developmental biology, and the mathematical... (Full article)

21 Jun 12

EMS reacts to persecution of Turkish academics

The European Mathematical Society is very concerned as a result of reports on persecutions of peaceful Turkish academics who signed the petition "Academics for peace" protesting violence in Turkey's ethnically Kurdish southeastern region, and... (Full article)

29 Mar 16

Guardian article accuses academic publishers for outrageous pricing policy

Here is a link to the article Academic publishers make Murdoch look like a socialist.

2 Sep 11

9ECM will be held in Seville on 15-19 July 2024

The EMS Council, in its online meeting of 4 July 2020 has decided that the 9th European Congress of Mathematics in 2024 will be held in Seville (Spain).

4 Jul 20

Open Call for Hirzebruch Lecture at 8ECM

The German Mathematical Society (DMV) and the European Mathematical Society (EMS) have jointly agreed to establish a “Hirzebruch Lecture" given as a part of the European Congresses of Mathematics. Nominations for the Hirzebruch Lecture at 8ECM... (Full article)

10 Dec 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. Vladimir Voevodsky

The russian mathematician Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor at the School of Mathematics of the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) died on 30 September 2017, at the age of 51. Voevodsky received the Fields Medal in 2002.

1 Oct 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

International exhibition on Jewish Mathematicians in German-Speaking Academic Culture to open in Israel

The exhibition "Transcending Tradition" explores the working lives and activities of Jewish mathematicians in German-speaking countries during the period between the legal and political emancipation of the Jews in the 19th century and their... (Full article)

17 Oct 11

International Prize in Statistics Awarded to Bradley Efron

The International Prize in Statistics has been awarded to Bradley Efron, professor of statistics and biomedical data science at Stanford University, in recognition of the "bootstrap", a method he developed in 1977 for assessing the uncertainty of... (Full article)

22 Mar 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

Mathematical Modelling, Simulation and Optimization for Societal Challenges with Scientific Computing


The Project Mathematical Modelling, Simulation and Optimization for Societal Challenges with Scientific Computing has the objective to “provide mathematical technologies and its applications for solution of societal... (Full article)

25 Nov 17

EMS Code of Practice approved

At its October meeting in Helsinki, the executive committee of the EMS approved the Code of Practice that is the result of year-long efforts of the Ethics Committee of the society. The document lists strong recommendations to authors of... (Full article)

7 Nov 12

Philibert Nang from Gabon wins the Ramanujan Prize

Professor Philibert Nang (44), École Normale Supérieure, Laboratoire de Recherche en Mathématiques, Libreville, Gabon, has been named the winner of the 2011 Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries.
More... (Full article)

17 Jan 12

Decease of Prof. Vladimir Arnold

Professor Vladimir Arnold, one of the most prominent mathematicians of the last century, passed away on June 3, 2010 in Paris. See

7 Jun 10

Luigi Ambrosio Awarded 2019 Balzan Prize

Prof. Luigi Ambrosio, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (Italy), has been awarded the 2019 Balzan Prize for his astonishing capacity for synthesis that has made possible to create hitherto unimaginable bridges between partial differential... (Full article)

9 Sep 19

XVI Jacques-Louis Lions Spanish-French School on Numerical Simulation in Physics and Engineering, Spain, Sep 2014

The Spanish Society of Applied Mathematics (SEMA), in cooperation with the Society of Applied and Industrial Mathematics (SMAI), is pleased to announce the

XVI Jacques-Louis Lions Spanish-French School on Numerical Simulation in Physics... (Full article)

23 Jan 14

Faisal Prize 2018 awarded to John Ball

Sir John M. Ball, University of Oxford, is the winner of the 2018 King Faisal Prize for Science for his outstanding contributions to mathematics. Ball is Sedleian Professor of Natural Philosophy at Oxford and director of its Centre for Nonlinear... (Full article)

26 Jan 18

EMS-DMF Joint Mathematical Weekend, Aarhus(Denmark), April 5-7

At the occasion of the 140th anniversary of the Danish Mathematical Society (DMF), the EMS and the DMF invite mathematicians to participate in a Joint Mathematical Weekend at Aarhus University from Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April 7.
The... (Full article)

17 Jan 13

1st Joint Conference of the Belgian, Royal Spanish and Luxembourg Mathematical Societies

The Joint meeting of the Belgian, Royal Spanish and Luxembourg mathematical societies will take place at the University of Liege, Belgium, from June 6 to June 8. It will gather mathematicians around 7 plenary speakers and in 8 special sessions (... (Full article)

2 Mar 12

Funding crisis for scientific institutions in Bulgaria

Bulgarian science is mainly concentrated at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and at Sofia University. The government has announced that it plans to transfer many of the institutes of the academy to other institutions and, at the same time, to... (Full article)

1 Feb 11

Jacob Bedrossian awarded 2020 Peter Lax Award

The Scientific Committee of the XVIII International Conference on Hyperbolic Problems: Theory, Numerics, Applications (HYP2020) to be held in Málaga in June 22-26, 2020 has decided to institute the "Peter Lax Award" in honour of Lax's seminal... (Full article)

18 Dec 19

New Editorial Board of the Journal of the European Mathematical Society

The Executive Committee of the EMS has appointed a new editorial board of its flagship journal, JEMS.
The EMS is greatly indebted to the departing editorial board, which under the leadership of Professor Brézis has raised the journal to its... (Full article)

27 May 14

Prize Marc Yor 2018 awarded to Christophe Garban

The Prize Marc Yor 2018 has been awarded to Christophe Garban (Université Lyon 1), for his work in probability and statistical physics. The prize was instituted by SMAI (Society for Applied and Industrial Mathematics) and SMF (Société... (Full article)

3 Apr 18

European-Nordic Congress in Lund (S): 2nd announcement

The 26th Nordic and 1st European-Nordic Congress of Mathematicians takes place on June 10-13, 2013 at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden. The Congress is dedicated to the memory of Lars Hörmander (1931 - 2012),... (Full article)

6 Mar 13


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