# News archive

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## Travel grants to the 7ECM: Deadline approachingThe EMS Committee for European Solidarity offers travel grants to researchers from economically less-favoured regions within the geographical area of the EMS who intend to... (Full article) |
28 Apr 16 | Calls | |

## Call for nominations to the IMU nominating committeeThe IMU Executive Committee has started forming the Nominating Committee (NC), whose task it is to present slates of nominations to the Adhering Organizations (AOs) prior to the GA meeting in São Paulo, Brazil on July 29-30, 2018. Three of the... (Full article) |
25 Apr 16 | Calls | |

## IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships: Call for nominationsThe newly established IMU Breakout Graduate Fellowships will offer a limited number of grants for excellent students from developing countries.... (Full article) |
25 Apr 16 | Calls | |

## Scientific mediationThe French learned society SMAI is happy to announce the launch of a scientific mediation cycle "SMAI & Musée des arts et métiers du CNAM". Details on the first meeting can be found here :... (Full article) |
16 Apr 16 | ||

## Bull Prize 2015 awardedThe Bull-Joseph Fourier prize 2015 has been awarded to Victorita Doléan, Pierre Jolivet, Frédéric Hecht, Frédéric Nataf, Pierre-Henri Tournier for their work on ultra-fast medical diagnosis of brain aneurysms by means of new medical imaging... (Full article) |
16 Apr 16 | Mathematics in Science and Technology, Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing | Prizes |

## SIAM FellowMaria J. Esteban from the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and the university of Paris-Dauphine, former president of the French learned society SMAI, currently president of the ICIAM, was nominated "SIAM Fellow" of the class... (Full article) |
16 Apr 16 | ||

## Nomination of speakers for ICM 2018The Program Committee (PC) for the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 1-9, 2018 has been set up. The Adhering Organizations of IMU and the mathematical societies worldwide are invited to nominate... (Full article) |
8 Apr 16 | Calls | |

## EMS e-News 18, February 2016HEADLINES- The Executive Committee meeting |
5 Apr 16 | e-News | |

## EMS reacts to persecution of Turkish academicsThe European Mathematical Society is very concerned as a result of reports on persecutions of peaceful Turkish academics who signed the petition "Academics for peace" protesting violence in Turkey's ethnically Kurdish southeastern region, and... (Full article) |
29 Mar 16 | ||

## EMS-IAMP Summer School in Mathematical PhysicsAn EMS-IAMP Summer School in Mathematical Physics on "Universality, Scaling Limits and Effective Theories" will be held in Rome, Italy, on July 11-15, 2016. The main courses (5 hours each) will be given by: Y. Avron (Technion), R. Bauerschmidt... (Full article) |
23 Mar 16 | Mathematical Physics | Calls |

## Abel Prize 2016 awarded to Sir Andrew WilesThe Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2016 to Sir Andrew J. Wiles (University of Oxford) "for his stunning proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem by way of the modularity conjecture for semistable elliptic... (Full article) |
15 Mar 16 | Algebraic and Complex Geometry, Number Theory | Prizes |

## Mathematics of Planet Earth: New CompetitionIMAGINARY, UNESCO, the International Mathematical Union (IMU), and the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) open a second international competition of exhibit modules to enrich the Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE)... (Full article) |
14 Mar 16 | Calls | |

## Abel Prize announcement March 15The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Ole M. Sejersted, will announce the winner of the Abel Prize for 2016 at the Academy on the 15th of March. The Academy's choice of laureate is based on the recommendation of the... (Full article) |
4 Mar 16 | Prizes | |

## Diffie and Hellman receive ACM Turing awardACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, named Whitfield Diffie, former Chief Security Officer of Sun Microsystems and Martin E. Hellman, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, recipients of the 2015 ACM... (Full article) |
4 Mar 16 | Algebra, Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science, Number Theory | Prizes |

## EMS e-News 17, November 2015HEADLINES The EMS’s 25th anniversaryThe society celebrated its 25th birthday at a one day meeting on October 22, 2015, in the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris. The programme included lectures by Hendrik Lenstra, Laure Saint-Raymond, Lászlo... (Full article) |
4 Mar 16 | e-News | |

## EMS e-News 16, September 2015HEADLINESThe EMS anniversary Preparations proceed for the one day meeting on October 22, 2015, at the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris, where the EMS will celebrate its 25th birthday. The programme will include lectures by Hendrik... (Full article) |
4 Mar 16 | e-News | |

## CNRS silver medal awarded to Isabelle GallagherCongratulations to Isabelle Gallagher (Université Paris-Diderot & Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu), who has been awarded the Silver Medal of the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) for her deep work in Partial... (Full article) |
29 Feb 16 | Partial Differential Equations | Prizes |

## 2016 Wigner Medal to Bertram KostantThe 2016 Wigner Medal has been awarded to Bertram Kostant of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) for "his fundamental contributions to representation theory that led to new branches of mathematics and physics". The Wigner Medal that... (Full article) |
25 Feb 16 | Lie Theory and Generalizations, Mathematical Physics | Prizes |

## Sir Christopher Zeeman FRS (1925-2016)Sir Christopher Zeeman, FRS, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday 13th February 2016 at home in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, aged 91. Sir Christopher was the Founding Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick. Sir Christopher’... (Full article) |
22 Feb 16 | Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations, Mathematics in Science and Technology, Topology | In Memoriam |

## 2016 Hermann Weyl PrizeThe 2016 Hermann Weyl Prize has been awarded to Vasily Pestun of Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (France) for his groundbreaking results in the study of supersymmetric gauge theories, such as his ingenious computation of partition... (Full article) |
19 Feb 16 | Lie Theory and Generalizations, Mathematical Physics | |

## Cirm: Call for proposalsCirm invites submission for proposals for one-week mathematical conferences and research schools and longer thematic sessions to take place in the first semester of 2018 (and some weeks in 2017)
DEADLINE 31 MARCH 2016 |
18 Feb 16 | Calls | |

## Diderot Mathematical Forum 2016: Biomedical Applications of MathematicsSince 1996, the EMS has organized several multi-site conferences, called Diderot Mathematical Fora, highlighting connections between mathematics and other scientific and/or artistic disciplines. This year's Diderot Mathematical Forum will be... (Full article) |
17 Feb 16 | European mathematics | |

## Open consultation on Mathematics for Horizon 2020 Work ProgrammeIn 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 | |

## Turkish academics persecuted for signing a petitionTurkish academics who have openly criticized Turkey’s military crackdown on ethnic Kurdish communities are now feeling the wrath of their government. In recent days, the government arrested 33 academics. Although all have since been released,... (Full article) |
4 Feb 16 | ||

## Craaford Prize in Mathematics to Yakov EliashbergThe Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2016 Crafoord Prize in Mathematics to Yakov Eliashberg, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA,“for the development of contact and symplectic topology and groundbreaking... (Full article) |
14 Jan 16 | Geometry, Topology | Prizes |