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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

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

EMS on Open Access - Update July 2018

To react to ongoing discussion about the open access, in particular, those taking place at the ESOF in Toulouse, the EMS wants to reiterate its position with respect to this question, see... (Full article)

10 Jul 18

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

Open Science Metrics Report

The EU Commission has recently published a report on Open Science Metrics:
Next-generation metrics: Responsible metrics and evaluation for open science.

29 May 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

2011 ICMI medalists

Alan Schoenfeld (UC Berkeley, CA, USA) received the Felix Klein Medal for lifetime achievemnet.
Luis Radford (Université Laurentienne, Canada) received the Hans Freudenthal Medal for a major cumulative programme of research.
More... (Full article)

2 Mar 12

Call for Nominations for Prizes to be awarded at ECM2020

The following calls are open:

Call for Nominations of Candidates for The Felix Klein Prize, deadline December 31, 2019. Call for Nominations of Candidates for Ten EMS Prizes, deadline November 1, 2019. Call for Nominations of Candidates for... (Full article)
10 Nov 18

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

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

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

ESF: 2012 Call for Exploratory Workshops

for workshops to be held in 2013. Deadline: May 3, 2012.
These small, interactive output oriented meetings are aimed at opening up new directions in research to explore emerging research fields with potential impact on new developments in... (Full article)

16 Apr 12

Daniel Quillen 1940 - 2011

Daniel "Dan" Quillen died on April 30, 2011.
Quillen received a Fields Medal at the International Congress of Mathematicians held in Helsinki in 1978. He received the award as the principal architect of the higher algebraic K-theory in 1972... (Full article)

2 May 11

Response of EMS to potential changes for ERC

According to the EU news, a reorganisation of the Research and Innovation Directorate General of the European Commission is... (Full article)

20 Feb 19

Announcement of the next meeting of the EMS Council Prague, June 23 and 24, 2018

The EMS Council meets every second year. The next meeting will be held in Prague, June 23 and 24, 2018 at Balling Hall at the National Library of Technology (Technická 2710/6, 160 80 Praha 6 - Dejvice). The Council meeting starts at 14.00 on... (Full article)

20 Nov 17

José Luis Rubio de Francia Prize 2012 for young mathematicians

María Pe Pereira, visiting professor at Université de Lille, has been awarded the José Luis Rubio de Francia Prize for the year 2012. According to the jury statement supporting their decision: “María Pe Pereira (Burgos, 1981) has done some... (Full article)

30 May 13

EMS council in Krakow, June 30 - July 1

Every two years, the EMS organizes a meeting of its governing body, the council. Delegates of mathematical societies, mathematical institutes and of the individual members meet to discuss recent and future activities of the society, conditions... (Full article)

29 Jun 12

ERC starting grants: Over €670 million to 480 emerging research leaders, among them 23 mathematicians

The European Research Council (ERC) is supporting some 480 early-career researchers over the coming five years with grants worth up to €2 million each. In this fourth 'ERC Starting Grant' competition, just over €670 million is... (Full article)

14 Sep 11

Call for Proposals for Special Sessions at the Joint AMS-SMF-EMS Conference, Grenoble 2021

The Call for Proposals for special sessions for the 2021 AMS-SMF-EMS Joint International Meeting to be held in Grenoble, France, in July 2021 is open. The deadline for special session proposals is April 15, 2020.

20 Aug 19

Decease of Prof. Jean-Louis Koszul

The french mathematician Jean-Louis Koszul died on 12 January 2018, at the age of 97. Jean-Louis Koszul was one of the founders of CIRM and president of SMF in 1978.

17 Jan 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

William P. Thurston 1946 - 2012

William P. Thurston died August 21 at the age of 65. After many groundbreaking results in foliation theory, Thurston became a pioneer in the field of low-dimensional topology. Thurston's geometric ideas developed initially in connection with... (Full article)

23 Aug 12

Changes in European Research organisation: EUROHORCS dissolved, ESF downsized, ScienceEurope founded

The organization of European funding agencies has undergone important changes recently:
The assembly of heads of European research funding organizations EUROHORCS has been dissolved by October, 20.
The range of activities of the... (Full article)

27 Oct 11

EU-MATHS-IN released

Press release: Mathematics has become a key enabling technology in all areas of science and technology. The development of new products or production processes today is dominated by the use of simulation and optimization methods, that, based on a... (Full article)

27 Nov 13

Decease of Prof. Ludwig Faddeev

Professor Ludwig Faddeev, Steklov Institute of Mathematics in Moscow, passed away on 26th of February, 2017. Renowned mathematical physicist and President of the International Mathematical Union 1987–1990, he obtained the Shaw Prize for... (Full article)

27 Feb 17