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EMS e-News 12, September 2014


- Prizes at the ICM 2014

At the opening ceremony of the International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul on August 13, the Fields Medals, the Nevanlinna Prize, the Gauss Prize, and the Chern Medal were awarded, and the... (Full article)

17 Sep 14 e-News

New call Horizon 2020: Innovative Training Networks ITN

The second Horizon 2020 call for proposals, offering the EU-funded Innovative Training Networks (ITN) a... (Full article)

4 Sep 14 Calls

17th meeting of the IMU General Assembly

The 17th General Assembly of the International Mathematical Union has been closed. It took place in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea, on August 10th and 11th. The following major decisions have been made:

The IMU Executive Committee, the... (Full article)

13 Aug 14

Fields medals 2014

At the opening ceremony of the International Congress of Mathematicians 2014 on August 13, 2014, the Fields Medals, the Nevanlinna Prize, the Gauss Prize, and the Chern Medal Award  were awarded. In addition, the winner of the Leelavati Prize... (Full article)

12 Aug 14 Prizes

Recent mathematical prizes

Edward Witten has received the 2014 Kyoto Prize in Basic Sciences from the Inamori Foundation for “outstanding contributions to the development of mathematical sciences through the exploration of superstring theory”.

Miguel Walsh was... (Full article)

7 Aug 14 Prizes

EMS Monograph Award 2014

The first EMS Monograph Award has been assigned jointly to
Patrick Dehornoy (Caen, F), Francois Digne (Amiens, F), Eddy Godelle (Caen, F), Daan Krammer (Warwick, UK) and Jean Michel (Paris 7, F) for their work Foundations of Garside... (Full article)

4 Aug 14 Prizes

International Congress of Mathematicians Seoul (ICM 2014)

The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) is the largest international congress in the mathematics community.

3 Jul 14

First Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics awarded

Simon Donaldson, Maxim Kontsevich, Jacob Lurie, Richard Taylor, and Terence Tao are the recipients of the first Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. Each of the five mathematicians will receive US$3 million. The Breakthrough Prize is funded by... (Full article)

3 Jul 14 Prizes

Changes to the EMS Website

As you may have noticed, the EMS website has recently been updated. The new layout and appearance is designed to make the website work well on mobile and tablets devices, as well as providing much more inherent structure to the website's... (Full article)

28 Jun 14

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

EU: New action under HORIZON 2020

The European Commission announces a new EU research funding action within HORIZON 2020 'Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation’. The aim of the action is to reduce the disparities across Europe in research and innovation performance.... (Full article)

12 Jun 14

ICM 2014 approaching

The International Congress of Mathematicians at Seoul (August 13 - 21) is approaching.
Information: (Full article)

5 Jun 14

Eelbode Awarded Clifford Prize

David Eelbode of the University of Antwerp (Belgium) has been selected as the recipient of the second W.K. Clifford Prize, for his outstanding mathematical research achievements in the fields of harmonic and Clifford analysis with applications in... (Full article)

5 Jun 14

Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2014 to George Lusztig

George Lusztig, the Abdun-Nur Professor of Mathematics at MIT (Cambridge, MA, USA) was awarded the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences for 2014. The Shaw Foundation cited Lusztig “for his fundamental contributions to algebra, algebraic geometry,... (Full article)

3 Jun 14

New Editorial Board of the Journal of the European Mathematical Society

The Executive Committee of the EMS has appointed a new editorial board of its flagship journal, JEMS.
The EMS is greatly indebted to the departing editorial board, which under the leadership of Professor Brézis has raised the journal to its... (Full article)

27 May 14

EMS e-News 11, May 2014


- EMS Council 2014 in Donostia/San Sebastián (Spain), June 28-29 2014

- AMS-EMS-SPM International Meeting
The joint... (Full article)

23 May 14 e-News

Abel Prize: Award Ceremony and Abel Lectures

The Abel prize 2014 will be awarded to Yakov Sinai, Princeton University and Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, in Oslo on May, 20. The Abel prize festivities start with a wreath laying at the Abel monument on May, 19 and end with a... (Full article)

13 May 14

Laszlo Lovasz elected new president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

The Hungarian Academy of Sciences has elected Wolf-prize-winning mathematics professor Laszlo Lovasz as its new president. Lovasz, 66, is best known for his work in combinatorics, for which he was awarded the Wolf Prize and the Knuth Prize in... (Full article)

8 May 14

New call: Horizon 2020 - Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions - COFUND

A new call was issued under EU's programme HORIZON 2020:
The COFUND scheme aims at stimulating regional, national or international programmes to foster excellence in researchers' training, mobility and career development, spreading the best... (Full article)

24 Apr 14

Message from the President

Dear EMS member, By the end of this year, my term as President of the European Mathematical Society will come to an end. This is therefore my last traditional annual message, and I would like to start it by sending you all my belated best... (Full article)

20 Apr 14 President’s Newsletter

Institut Mittag-Leffler invites applications for conferences/workshops/summer schools

Institut Mittag-Leffler invites the submission of proposals for a one week mathematical conference, workshop, or summer school during the summer 2015 June 1- July17). Deadline: 20 July 2014. Information:... (Full article)

4 Apr 14

Abel Prize 2014 awarded to Yakov G. Sinai

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2014 to Yakov G. Sinai (78) of Princeton University, USA, and the Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, "for his fundamental... (Full article)

26 Mar 14

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions: Call for Individual Fellowships (IF)

The European Commission has issued a call for Individual Fellowships (IF) under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Programme on March 12. IFs provide opportunities to acquire and transfer new knowledge and to work on research in a European... (Full article)

19 Mar 14

Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software, First Call for Nominations

In honour of the outstanding contributions of James Hardy Wilkinson to the field of numerical software, Argonne National Laboratory, the National Physical Laboratory, and the Numerical Algorithms Group award the Wilkinson Prize for Numerical... (Full article)

17 Mar 14

2016 CIMPA Research Schools call for projects

Proposals in applied mathematics or related to applications of mathematics are specially welcome. Proposals in the most mathematically or economically deprived areas are encouraged and will be given priority. It is preferable that a project of a... (Full article)

13 Mar 14