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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

First calls for HORIZON 2020 issued

Horizon 2020 is the new EU funding programme for research and innovation running from 2014 to 2020 with a €70 billion budget. The first calls for proposals for Horizon 2020 have been issued on December 12, among them calls for proposals for ERC... (Full article)

12 Dec 13

Special International Year of Statistics 2013: Video Released

The International Year of Statistics launch video is now available for you to view, use and distribute.
Created by SAS, the video does an excellent job portraying the many and varied ways that statistics impacts our lives.
Titled... (Full article)

10 Dec 12

Research Groups from Spain join to create The Spanish Network for Mathematics and Industry (

Along with the main objective of increasing the presence of mathematical techniques in industry, pursue three specific objectives: to increase the number and quality of strategic relations between groups and industry, to ensure... (Full article)

21 Oct 11

Elections to IMU Executive Committee

During the IMU General Assembly, there was the election to IMU Executive Committee members. It was elected the President, Carlos E. Kenig, the Secretary General, Helge Holden, the Vicepresidents, Nalini Joshi and Loysio G. Nongxa, and 6 Members... (Full article)

30 Jul 18

Switzerland becomes fully associated to Horizon 2020

Swiss researchers and organisations will now be able to fully participate in Horizon 2020, the European Union's research and innovation funding programme, on equal terms with entities from EU Member States and other associated countries.
On... (Full article)

24 Dec 16

Eminent Russian mathematician detained and fined

The Russian mathematician Victor Vassiliev, member of the Russian academy of sciences and president of the Moscow Mathematical Society, famous for the invention of Vassiliev invariants in knot theory, was arrested in Moscow on February 21, 2014,... (Full article)

6 Mar 14

W.K. Clifford Prize 2014 - Call for nominations

The next W. K. Clifford Prize, an international scientific prize for young researchers, which intends to encourage them to compete for excellence in theoretical and applied Clifford algebras, their analysis and geometry, will be awarded at the... (Full article)

4 Feb 13

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

The EMS condemns Taylor & Francis's attack on freedom of science

The European Mathematical Society has become aware of serious mistreatment by the publishing company Taylor & Francis of the Iranian mathematicians Abbas Fakhari and Mohammad Soufi.

Their paper "Saturation of Generalized Partially... (Full article)

12 Dec 18

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

2017 Brouwer Medal to Kenneth Ribet

The Royal Dutch Mathematical Society (KWG) has awarded the 2017 Brouwer Medal to Prof. Kenneth A. Ribet (University of California, Berkeley) for "his contributions to number theory, in particular for the groundbreaking work in which he applies... (Full article)

2 Mar 17

World Meeting for Women in Mathematics-WM^2

The World Meeting for Women in Mathematics-WM^2 will take place on July 31st, 2018 in Rio just before ICM2018.

Those who wish to attend (WM)^2+ICM should look to the Open Arms... (Full article)

7 Oct 17

EMS council elects new officers

At its meeting on June 28, the council of the EMS elected three officers who will take over at the very beginning of 2015.

EMS president: Pavel Exner,  Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Secretary: Sjoerd Verduyn Lunel, Utrecht... (Full article)
28 Jun 14

Euroscientist with an analysis of the impact of austerity on scientists in Southern Europe

Austerity has taken its toll on European research, and particularly on scientists from Southern Europe. An analysis of the impact of such conditions on scientists who stayed and on those who were forced to emigrate is the theme of a special issue... (Full article)

19 Apr 13

Humboldt Research Awards to several renowned mathematicians

Several Humboldt Research Awards have been given to well-known mathematicians. Every award is valued at 60,000 EUR. Award winners are invited to spend a period of up to one year cooperating on a long-term research project with specialist... (Full article)

5 Mar 12

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)

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The Math in Moscow program invites applications for scholarships to attend the Independent University of Moscow for the Fall 2011 semester.
Undergraduate students registered in a mathematics or computer science program are eligible. The... (Full article)

1 Feb 11

Plenary and invited lectures at ICM

The Organizing Committee of the ICM 2018 is proud to present the full list of speakers and sections for the Rio de Janeiro International Congress of Mathematicians. It can be found at http... (Full article)

17 Jun 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

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

CIRM: Call for applications "Chaire Jean-Morlet"

The Chair is intended for an outstanding, innovative researcher from a non-French institution who will work closely with a Local project leader based at Aix-Marseille Université. The idea is not only to collaborate at an international level but... (Full article)

27 Jun 13

Invitation of contributions to the Encyclopedia of Mathematics wiki

Springer and the European Mathematical Society invite mathematicians to contribute to the recently launched Encyclopedia of Mathematics wiki. In this exciting collaborative endeavor, the 2002 online Encyclopaedia of Mathematics, containing 8,000... (Full article)

16 Apr 12

Deadline for qualifying to the french procedure of recruitment

The application is made on the server ANTARES of the french ministry of education and research and is required to apply for a position of "maître de conférences" or "Professeur".
The session of "qualification" will start the 11 septembre... (Full article)

13 Jul 12

Felix Klein Prize 2012: Call for Nominations

The Felix Klein Prize, established by the EMS and the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics in Kaiserslautern is to be awarded during the 6th European Congress at Krakow in 2012 to a young scientist or a small group of young scientists... (Full article)

3 May 11