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Geordie Williamson to Receive 2016 AMS Chevalley PrizeGeordie Williamson of the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics (Bonn, Germany) and the University of Sydney, will receive the inaugural AMS Claude Chevalley Prize in Lie Theory. Williamson is honored "for his work on the representation theory... (Full article) 
23 Nov 15  Algebra, Algebraic and Complex Geometry  Prizes 
Nominations for the 2016 Hermann Weyl Prize solicitedThe purpose of the Hermann Weyl Prize is to provide recognition for young scientists who have performed top level original work in the area of understanding physics through symmetries. The Prize, which is awarded every two years by the Standing... (Full article) 
23 Nov 15  Lie Theory and Generalizations, Mathematical Physics  Calls 
Cédric Villani member of SAM High Level GroupCédric Villani, Fields medal 2010 and director of the Institut Henri Poincaré, has been named member of the High Level Group of The European Commission's new Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM). According to Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for... (Full article) 
10 Nov 15  EU institutions and similar  
Oberwolfach and Imaginary: Snapshots of modern mathematicsSnapshots 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  
Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics 2016 to Ian AgolCongratulations 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 
LERU statement on Open AccessThe League of European Research Universities (LERU) calls upon the European Commission (EC) and the forthcoming Dutch EU Presidency to work with all stakeholders and bodies involved, to bring sensible solutions to the transition to Open Access... (Full article) 
10 Nov 15  EU institutions and similar  
HORIZON 2020: Work Programme 20162017 adoptedThe latest H2020 biannual Work Programme (20162017) was adopted and is now available via the... (Full article) 
2 Nov 15  Calls  
Second Caucasian Mathematics ConferenceThe Second Caucasian Mathematics Conference (CMC II) will be organized in Van, Turkey on 26th and 27th August 2016 under the auspices of the European Mathematical Society and the cooperation of the Armenian, Azerbaijan, Georgian, Iranian,... (Full article) 
2 Nov 15  European mathematics  
4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum  Call for ApplicationsYoung computer scientists and mathematicians from all over the world can apply for one of the 200 coveted spots to participate in the 4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF). For one week, the recipients of the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award... (Full article) 
2 Nov 15  Calls  
Bernoulli BrainstormThe Bernoulli Center (CIB) is now inviting applications for its new Bernoulli Brainstorm scheme.We support small groups of researchers (2 to 4 participants) who want to find ideal research conditions for a short, intensive time. This is the... (Full article) 
22 Oct 15  Calls  
Call for proposals: Bernoulli Center (July 2017  June 2019)The Bernoulli Center (CIB) in Lausanne invites you to propose a onesemester programme in any branch of the mathematical sciences. Such a programme will benefit from the resources and funding of CIB, allowing for longterm and shortterm... (Full article) 
22 Oct 15  Calls  
27 th Nordic Congress of MathematiciansThe 27th Nordic Congress of Mathematicians takes place in the Swedish capital Stockholm in the week 1620 March 2016 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Institut MittagLeffler. The first day... (Full article) 
15 Oct 15  
George Boole 200: Boole2SchoolOn the occasion of George Boole's bicentenary the University College Cork (UCC, Ireland) has created Boole2School with the objective to grow awareness among children and students of the impact of science in modern life, exemplified by the... (Full article) 
28 Sep 15  Algebra, History of Mathematics, Logic and Foundations, Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science  
EMS and LMS celebrate anniversaries in Birmingham, UKMathematicians from across the world will be meeting at the University of Birmingham this weekend to celebrate the 150th year of the London Mathematical Society (LMS) and the 25th year of the European Mathematical Society (EMS). The... (Full article) 
17 Sep 15  
2nd International Conference on Algebra in Honour of Leonid BOKUT and Surender K. JAIN 
15 Sep 15  Algebra, Number Theory  
News on the Abel PrizeTwo new members have appointed to the Abel Committee: Marta SanzSolé (Universitat de Barcelona), and Luigi Ambrosio (Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy). The Abel Committee is chaired by John Rognes, University of Oslo. The other members are:... (Full article) 
20 Aug 15  Prizes  
Fulkerson Prize to Francisco SantosThe 2015 Fulkerson Prize was awarded to Francisco Santos, for "A Counterexample to the Hirsch Conjecture", Annals of Mathematics, 2012. The Fulkerson Prize is given every three years for outstanding papers in the area of discrete mathematics. 
10 Aug 15  Combinatorics  Prizes 
2015 Shaw Prize to Faltings and IwaniecThe 2015 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences is awarded to Gerd Faltings, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn, and Henryk Iwaniec, Rutgers University, for "their introduction and development of fundamental tools in number theory,... (Full article) 
22 Jun 15  Number Theory  Prizes 
Scholze Awarded 2015 Ostrowski PrizePeter Scholze, who holds a Hausdorff Chair at the University of Bonn, has been awarded the 2015 Ostrowski Prize for his breakthrough work in arithmetic algebraic geometry, specifically "for developing the theory of perfectoid spaces and... (Full article) 
22 Jun 15  Algebraic and Complex Geometry  Prizes 
Joint LMSEMS Anniversary Mathematical WeekendTo celebrate the 150th year of the London Mathematical Society (LMS) and the 25th year of the European Mathematical Society (EMS) we are organizing a mathematical weekend, to be held in Birmingham from Friday September 18th to Sunday 20th, 2015... (Full article) 
15 Jun 15  Algebra, Analysis and its Applications, Combinatorics, History of Mathematics  European mathematics 
The First Clay Award for Dissemination of Mathematical KnowledgeWe congratulate Etienne Ghys, winner of the first Clay Award for Dissemination of Mathematical Knowledge!

10 Jun 15  
HORIZON 2020 cuts partially taken back: ERC and Marie Curie Actions savedThe European Commission has announced it will cut €500M less from the Horizon 2020 research programme.The Commission gave in to members of the European parliament and to scientists who said a proposed €2.7 billion trim to the Horizon 2020... (Full article) 
2 Jun 15  EU institutions and similar  
EMS eNews 15, May 2015HEADLINES John Forbes Nash, Jr. With great sadness the European Mathematical Society has learned of the tragic deaths of John Nash and his wife Alicia, in a car accident, on May 23, 2015. This came a mere four days after Nash... (Full article) 
29 May 15  eNews  
John Forbes Nash Jr. (19282015)With great sadness the European Mathematical Society has learned of the tragic deaths of John Nash and his wife Alicia, in a car accident, on May 23, 2015. This came a mere four days after Nash received the Abel Prize from the hands of the... (Full article) 
26 May 15  In Memoriam  
EMS celebrates 25th anniversary at Institut Henri PoincaréThe European Mathematical Society was founded in 1990 at Mandralin near Warsaw in Poland. The Society will thus soon be 25 years old. To mark the anniversary, a one day event under the title "Challenges for the next 25 years" will be held at... (Full article) 
14 Apr 15  European mathematics 