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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

Call for applications for the 2nd Heidelberg Laureate Forum

The Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF) is looking for outstanding young mathematicians and computer scientists from all over the world who would like to get the chance to personally meet distinguished experts from both disciplines and... (Full article)

28 Nov 13

Call for applications: EPDI postdoc fellowships 2015-2017

The European postdoctoral Institute for Mathematical Sciences calls for applications for two year fellowships starting in the fall of 2015. 5 laureates  (either European, or with a PhD validated in Europe)  and 1 Japanese fellow of all... (Full article)

24 Nov 14 Calls

Call for Bids for the 7ECM

Outline bids from mathematicians to organize the 2016 European Congress of Mathematics are invited and should reach the EMS Secretariat (terhi.hautala@helsinki.fi) by 28 February 2011.
More... (Full article)

21 Jan 11 Calls

Call for bids for the 8ECM in 2020

Outline bids from mathematicians to organize the 2020 European Congress of Mathematics are invited and should reach the EMS Secretariat (ems-office@helsinki.fi) by 28 February 2015.
More... (Full article)

12 Jan 15 Calls

Call for Bids for the 9ECM

Outline bids from mathematicians to organize the 2024 Congress are now invited, and should reach the EMS Secretariat by 28 February 2019.

These bids need only be outline bids giving a clear idea of the... (Full article)

10 Nov 18

Call for bids to host the International Day of Mathematics website

The IMU is leading the project to declare an International Day of Mathematics (IDM) on March 14 ("Pi Day"). If UNESCO decides to proclaim the IDM, the first celebration is expected to be on March 14 in 2020. Now the IMU is inviting bids to host... (Full article)

12 Oct 18

Call for CIMPA research schools in 2014

CIMPA is a UNESCO centre located in Nice, France, with financial support from France, the
Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, Switzerland, Norway, Spain and UNESCO. Its aim is to promote
international cooperation in higher education and... (Full article)

7 Mar 12

Call for mini-symposia at ICIAM 2019

The call for organizing mini-symposia at the ICIAM 2019 congress is now open. Please visit the webpage for details and... (Full article)

21 Mar 18

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

Call for nominations for Gordin Prize 2018

The EMS Gordin Prize is established to honor the memory of Mikhail Gordin. It will be awarded to a junior mathematician from an Eastern Europe country working in probability or dynamical systems and handed over at the International Vilnius... (Full article)

24 Jan 18

Call for nominations for IMU prizes

The IMU seeks nominations for the following prizes to be awarded at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018.
Nominations should be sent by December 31, 2016 to the Prize Committee Chairs.

Fields Medals. Awarded every 4 years... (Full article)
23 Nov 16

Call for nominations for president and secretary of the IMU

The Adhering Organizations and Committees for Mathematics within the International Mathematical Union (IMU) are now invited to submit names for the offices of the IMU President and the IMU Secretary for the next term 2019–2022.
... (Full article)

30 Sep 16 Calls

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

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

Call for nominations for several offices of IMU

IMU’s Adhering Organizations are invited to submit names for the following offices for the term 1 Jan 2019 – 31 Dec 2022.

IMU Vice Presidents and IMU Executive Committee (EC) Members-at-Large. The General Assembly will elect 2 Vice... (Full article)
20 Oct 17

Call for nominations for the ICIAM Prizes 2019

The ICIAM Prize Committee for 2019 calls for nominations for the five ICIAM Prizes to be awarded in 2019 (the Collatz Prize, the Lagrange Prize, the Maxwell Prize, the Pioneer Prize and the Su Buchin Prize). ICIAM... (Full article)

25 Jan 17

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