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NSF seizes funding IMA and MBI

The news is not official yet, and many details have not been determined. But it appears that the NSF-funded Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA) at the University of Minnesota will be... (Full article)

30 Jan 15

Meeting of Presidents 2015 in Innsbruck (Austria), March 28-29

Since 2008, the presidents of the full member societies of the European Mathematical Society have met once per year to discuss topics of common interest and to foster increased interaction. This year's meeting will take place at the University... (Full article)

29 Jan 15 European mathematics

HORIZON 2020: RISE call opened

The Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) is a scheme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions. RISE involves... (Full article)

14 Jan 15 Calls

Nominations for prizes of the EMS solicited

The European Mathematical Society asks for nominations for the prizes to be awarded at the 7th European Congress of Mathematics in Berlin in July 2016. These are the ten EMS prizes for young mathematicians, the Felix Klein Prize in applied... (Full article)

12 Jan 15 Calls

Call for bids for the 8ECM in 2020

Outline bids from mathematicians to organize the 2020 European Congress of Mathematics are invited and should reach the EMS Secretariat ( by 28 February 2015.
More... (Full article)

12 Jan 15 Calls

Welcome message from EMS president Pavel Exner

Pavel Exner from the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Prague has taken over as president of the European Mathematical Society from Marta Sanz-Solé. 
In his ... (Full article)

6 Jan 15

Message from the President

Dear members of the EMS,

let me start by wishing you happy new year marked by good health and humour, as well as by some inspirative  ideas. Opening a new  four-year cycle in the life of our society, I have the opportunity to... (Full article)

6 Jan 15 President’s Newsletter

Abel in Paris Event, January 28th 2015

The Abel Committee will meet in Paris on the 26th and 27th of January. On the 28th of January there will be an "Abel in Paris"-event. All lectures will take place in the Amphithéâtre Hermite at the IHP. The event is free and open to the public.... (Full article)

6 Jan 15

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