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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

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