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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

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 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

Open calls from EMS Committee for Developing Countries

ERCE call 5 opens. ERCE (Emerging Regional Centres of Excellence) is a label awarded by the EMS to centres showing an outstanding level in its area of influence in research and education. ERCE centres are selected among those which play an... (Full article)

29 Dec 17

Open calls for Satellite Events and Minisymposia for 8ECM

The open calls for Minisymposia and Satellite Events for the 8th Congress of mathematics at Portorož, Slovenia, has been published. The deadlines are February 1, 2019 for Satellite Conferences, and December 1, 2019 for Minisymposia. The call can... (Full article)

16 Jul 18

Open calls for CIMPA programs

Support for training in research. This program consists on the organisation of series of research-level courses in mathematics within the geographic areas of activities of CIMPA (Africa, central and south America, Asia). Every year, two calls for... (Full article)
17 Oct 17

Open Call for Vasil A. Popov Prize

The call for nominations for 9th Vasil A. Popov Prize is open until January 31, 2020. The prize is aimed to an outstanding young approximation theorist who did not have their terminal degree on January 31, 2014. It will be awarded at the... (Full article)

19 Mar 19

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

Open Call for Director of IHP

The Institut Henri Poincaré is looking for candidates to the position of Director. The deadline for applications is 12 October 2017. For more information write to: Patrice Le Calvez, directeur par... (Full article)

8 Sep 17 Calls

Open Call for director of Fields Institute

The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences (Toronto, Canada) invites applications or nominations for the position of Director beginning July 1, 2018. Applications or nominations will be considered until the position is filled, but... (Full article)

19 Oct 17

Open Access and Author Page Charges

In summer 2012, the three French Mathematical Societies (SMF, SMAI, SFDS) publicized a... (Full article)

25 Oct 12

Oberwolfach Prize, John Todd Award, and Heinz Gumin Award 2013

The Oberwolfach Prize 2013 for excellent achievements in Stochastics and Statistics is awarded to Hugo Duminil-Copin (Genève).
The John Todd Award 2013 for excellent achievements in Numerical Analysis is awarded to Markus Bachmayr (Aachen... (Full article)

22 Jan 14

Oberwolfach Prize 2010 and John Todd Award 2010

The Oberwolfach Foundation and the MFO are pleased to award the Oberwolfach Prize 2010 for excellent achievements in Analysis and Applied Mathematics jointly to Nicola Gigli (Nice) and Laszlo Szekelyhidi (Bonn) and to award the John Todd... (Full article)

9 Feb 11

Oberwolfach and Imaginary: Snapshots of modern mathematics

Snapshots of modern mathematics from Oberwolfach explain mathematical problems and ideas in an accessible and understandable way. They provide exciting insights into current topics of the mathematical community for everyone who is interested in... (Full article)

10 Nov 15 European mathematics

NSF seizes funding IMA and MBI

It appears that the NSF-funded Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA) at the University of Minnesota will be closing its doors within a couple of years, and its sister institute,... (Full article)

30 Jan 15

Nouzha El Yacoubi elected new president of AMU

Nouzha El Yacoubi, professor at the Faculty of Sciences of Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco, has been elected president of the African Mathematical Union (AMU), for the period 2017-2021. She is the first woman in this position.

31 Jan 18

Norwegian Academy and seismic company PGS support mathematics in Norway and in Africa

Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) and the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters have signed a cooperation agreement regarding support for measures to increase interest in mathematics in general and to improve competence in mathematics both in... (Full article)

28 Nov 11

Nominations Solicited for Blackwell–Tapia Prize

Nominations are solicited for the sixth Blackwell–Tapia Prize, which will be awarded at a conference to be held at the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) on November 9–10, 2012. Nominees should be active... (Full article)

9 Dec 11

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