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EMS publishing house advertises freelance production editors

The EMS Publishing House is looking for freelance journal and book production editors.
Interested candidates are encouraged to write to Thomas Hintermann (

19 Dec 14 Calls

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

ERC awards 328 starting grants

The European Research Council (ERC) has selected 328 first-class scientists, among them 13 mathematicians, to receive its prestigious Starting Grants, worth up to €2 million each. This first Starting Grant competition under the EU's Horizon 2020... (Full article)

16 Dec 14 EU institutions and similar

Report on "Mathematics for Digital Science" published

As a result of an online consultation and a one-day workshop in Brussels on Mathematics for Digital Science, the European Commission's Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology has now published a report on the... (Full article)

16 Dec 14

2015 Conferences co-organized by the EMS

In 2015, the EMS will participate in the organization of two major international conferences:

AMS-EMS-SPM International Meeting, Porto (Portugal), 10-13 June, 2015. Registration is now open! LMS/EMS Joint Anniversary Mathematical... (Full article)
12 Dec 14 European mathematics

EMS paper on Open access

The Publications Committee of the EMS has drafted a report that analyzes the rapidly changing publication patterns, in particular various options of Open Access and makes recommendations to mathematicians, publishers, libraries and the public... (Full article)

5 Dec 14

SMAI founds new Journal of Computational Mathematics

SMAI, the French professional society for applied and industrial mathematics, has committed to the founding of a new journal of computational mathematics: the SMAI Journal of Computational Mathematics, or SMAI-JCM, which will be freely accessible... (Full article)

5 Dec 14 Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, Algebra, Control Theory and Optimization, Analysis and its Applications, Probability and Statistics, Topology, Mathematics in Science and Technology, Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science, Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations

EMS e-News 13, November 2014


- European Commission Directorate General Connect organizes a consultation workshop on Mathematics for Digital Sciences in Brussels on November 6th.

- The workshop was a follow-up of the online consultation... (Full article)

30 Nov 14 e-News

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

Alexander Grothendieck (1928-2014)

Alexander Grothendieck, one of the most influential mathematicians of the 20th century, passed away November 13.

15 Nov 14 Algebraic and Complex Geometry In Memoriam

LMS/EMS Joint Anniversary Mathematical Weekend

As part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the London Mathematical Society, and the 25th Anniversary of the European Mathematical Society, the two Societies will he hosting a joint EMS/LMS weekend at the University of Birmingham (... (Full article)

12 Nov 14 Algebra, Analysis and its Applications, Combinatorics, Probability and Statistics European mathematics

EuroScience: Petition against budget cuts in Research and Development

Scientists from different European countries describe in a petition that, despite marked heterogeneity in the situation of scientific research in their respective countries, there are strong similarities in the destructive policies being... (Full article)

2 Nov 14 EU institutions and similar

New journal Analysis, Geometry and Number Theory

Analysis, Geometry and Number Theory is an international, blind peer-reviewed, semi-annual journal published in several issues by Fabrizio Serra editore (Pisa-Roma) devoted to selected publications in analysis, geometry, number theory and their... (Full article)

23 Oct 14 Analysis and its Applications, Geometry, Number Theory Calls

Call: Second EMS Monograph Award

The EMS Monograph Award is assigned every two years to the author(s) of a monograph in any area of mathematics that is judged by the selection committee to be an outstanding contribution to its field. The prize is endowed with 10.000 Euro, and... (Full article)

16 Oct 14 Calls

Consultation workshop on Mathematics for Digital Science

The European Commission's Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology is organising a consultation workshop on Mathematics for Digital Science in Brussels on 6 November 2014.
The purpose of the workshop is to... (Full article)

15 Oct 14 EU institutions and similar

CRM invites proposals for intensive research programs

The Centre de Recerca Matemàtica (CRM) in Barcelona invites proposals for Research Programmes in any branch of mathematics and its applications.

1 Oct 14 Calls

Call for nominations of 5. Calderon Prize

The Inverse Problems International Association (IPIA) will award the fifth Calderon Prize to a researcher under the age of 40 who has made distinguished contributions to the field of inverse problems broadly defined.
The deadline for... (Full article)

1 Oct 14 Calls

2015 ICIAM prizes announced

The 2015 ICIAM Collatz Prize is awarded to Annalisa Buffa in recognition of her spectacular use of deep and sophisticated mathematical concepts to obtain outstanding contributions to the development of computer simulations in science and... (Full article)

1 Oct 14 Mathematics in Science and Technology Prizes

Dennis Sullivan receives Balzan prize 2014

The Balzan Prize in mathematics (pure or applied) ot the International Balzan Prize Foundation was in 2014 awarded to Dennis Sullivan (CUNY, USA) for "his major contributions to topology and the theory of dynamical systems, opening new... (Full article)

18 Sep 14 Analysis and its Applications, Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations, Geometry, Number Theory, Topology Prizes

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