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Prize Ibni Oumar Mahamat Saleh: Call for nominations

The Prize "Ibni Oumar Mahamat Saleh" is awarded each year to a young mathematician from Central Africa or West Africa. Applications are evaluated by a scientific committee set up by ICPAM. The prize funds a scientific visit.
The 2011 call... (Full article)

4 Oct 11

Prize for Dissemination of Science to member of EMS RPA committee

Raul Ibañez (Department of Mathematics, Universidad País Vasco, Spain) has received the Prize for Dissemination of Science 2011, awarded by COSCE (Confederation of National Associations of Spain). This initiative intends to encourage scientists... (Full article)

27 Jun 11

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

Princeton University goes open access

Prestigious Princeton University goes open access to stop staff handing all copyright to journals – unless waiver granted. It will thus prevent researchers from giving the copyright of scholarly articles to journal publishers, except in certain... (Full article)

30 Sep 11

President Putin signs controversial Academy of Sciences Reform Bill

Despite numerous protests from scientists in Russia and abroad, President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a controversial bill to reform the Academy of Sciences, the country’s leading scientific research establishment comprising about 50,000... (Full article)

2 Oct 13

Preliminary report of the project "A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It?

The preliminary report of the interdisciplinary and international project "A Global Approach to the Gender Gap in Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Sciences: How to Measure It, How to Reduce It?", associating the International Mathematical... (Full article)

26 Feb 20

Polish president Bronislaw Komorowski honorary patron of the 6ECM

Mr. Bronislaw Komorowski, the President of Poland, has graciously agreed to become the honorary patron of the 6ECM.
In a letter to the organisers, his Chief of Staff wrote that this fact reflected the President's appreciation of the... (Full article)

9 Jan 12

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

PI Day 2020 at PI, featuring mathematicians around the world

Most events for March 14 = PI Day = The International Day of Mathematics had to be cancelled due to the corona crisis. At the Wolfgang Pauli Institute in Vienna, an online event in form of a 24 minutes video happened, where WPI director Norbert... (Full article)

18 Mar 20

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

Petition to Support an Increase in Budget for Horizon Europe

The proposed EU budget for Horizon Europe (the successor framework to Horizon 2020) is smaller than expected, and puts Europe behind other advanced economies on scientific investment. Please consider signing... (Full article)

10 Jul 18

Peter Scholze to Receive 2015 AMS Cole Prize in Algebra

Peter Scholze, Hausdorff Professor of Mathematics at the University of Bonn, will be awarded the 2015 AMS Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Algebra at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in San Antonio, Texas. Scholze is honored for "his work on... (Full article)

16 Dec 14 Algebra, Algebraic and Complex Geometry Prizes

Peter Sarnak awarded Wolf Prize

Peter Sarnak has been awarded the 2014 Wolf Prize in Mathematics. A mathematician of extremely broad spectrum and far-reaching vision, Sarnak has influenced the development of several mathematical fields, often by uncovering deep and unsuspected... (Full article)

7 Feb 14

Perelman declines the Clay Millennium Prize

Grigoriy Perelman of St. Petersburg, Russia has declined the USD 1,000,000 Millennium Prize awarded by the Clay Mathematics Institute (CMI) [ http://www.claymath.org/ ]. In March 2010 the CMI had announced... (Full article)

12 Jul 10

Pedro Gil 1947-2016

Pedro Gil (1947–2016), a Spanish mathematician specializing in Statistics and OR, passed away on March 16. He was a student of Professor Sixto Ríos at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and he became Full Professor at the University of... (Full article)

17 May 16 In Memoriam

Pavel Exner new vice-president of the European Research Council ERC

The Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC) has confirmed the election of Professors Carl-Henrik Heldin and Pavel Exner as new ERC Vice Presidents. Their term of office runs until the end of the seventh Framework Programme for... (Full article)

14 Apr 11

Passing of Vaughan Jones

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Vaughan F. R. Jones.

Sir Vaughan Jones, Stevenson Distinguished Professor of Mathematics of Vanderbilt University and Professor Emeritus of the University of California, Berkeley,... (Full article)

11 Sep 20

Passing of Vaughan Jones

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Vaughan F. R. Jones.

Sir Vaughan Jones, Stevenson Distinguished Professor of Mathematics of Vanderbilt University and Professor Emeritus of the University of California, Berkeley,... (Full article)

11 Sep 20

Pardon Receives NSF Waterman Award

John Pardon, Princeton University, has received the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Alan T. Waterman Award for his "revolutionary, groundbreaking results in geometry and topology". The award carries with it a five-year, US$1,000,000 grant.... (Full article)

18 Apr 17

Ostrowski Prize to Madsen, Preiss and Soundararajan

Ib Madsen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark), David Preiss (University of Warwick, UK) and Kannan Soundararajan (Stanford University, US) will share the 2011 Ostrowski Prize. The prize carries a monetary award of 100,000 Swiss francs. The... (Full article)

12 Apr 12

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

Open Position for Managing Editor of EMS - Publishing House in Berlin

The European Mathematical Society has today signed the founding papers for the European Mathematical Society- EMS- Publishing House in Berlin which will be the successor of the current EMS PH located in Zürich. Many thanks to Thomas Hintermann,... (Full article)

6 Feb 19

Open Letter to the European Commission

 

The European Mathematical Society is concerned that in the new European Commission the areas of "education" and "research" are no longer explicitly represented, but instead are subsumed into "innovation and youth".

We... (Full article)

19 Sep 19

Open Letter of Support for Students Arrested at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey

Members of academic communities around the world strongly oppose the recent arrests and harassment of students at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey. A support letter can be signed... (Full article)

31 Mar 18

Open consultation on Mathematics for Horizon 2020 Work Programme

In 2014, the European Commission organized an online consultation "Mathematics and Digital Science" that was followed up by a workshop in Bruxelles in... (Full article)

12 Feb 16 EU institutions and similar

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