On May 21 the Belgian mathematician Pierre Deligne received the Abel prize 2013 from the Norwegian King in the aula of the university in Oslo.
In the year "Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013" there are nine lectures for the general public that are sponsored generously by the Simons foundation. The only European Simons lecture will take place in Berlin on May 23. There Rupert Klein will speak on "Klimathematik - Modelle, Daten und Strukturen".
The Abel Prize winner 2013 is Pierre Deligne from Stanford University.
There are new articles (von Neumann, Pascal and Riemann) in our section "Stamps and the history of mathematics".
Our "Mathematical dictionary of European languages" provides translations of mathematical terms in 21 languages. Since December 2012 we also offer Macedonian.
Here you can find some articles concerned with "Christmas Mathematics".
Mathematics in Europe is now on Facebook! In our launch week we will feature a lot of Christmas Maths.
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The initiative Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 (MPE2013) was launched on December 7, 2012. The European MPE activities will start with the MPE2013 day at the UNESCO in Paris on March 5, 2013. More information on this event can be found on the MPE2013 homepage and also here on www.mathematics-in-europe.eu.
A compilation of these activities can be found here.
The book "Raising Public Awareness of Mathematics" appeared this August, 2012.
The 6th European Congress of Mathematics is held b etween July 2 and July 7, 2012 in Kraków, Poland. The committee "raising the public awareness of mathematics" of the European Mathematical Society presents the special project "Mathematics in the streets of Kraków" at this occasion.
The first president of the European Mathematical Society, Friedrich Hirzebruch, has passed away.
The Klaus Tschira Stiftung will establish the "Heidelberg Laureate Forum" where Abel, Fields and Turing laureates will meet the next generation of scientists.
This year's Abel prize ceremony took place in Oslo on May 22.
The 4th European Student Conference in Mathematics (EUROMATH 2012) took place in Sofia.
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The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2012 to Endre Szemerédi (Hungary, USA). The award ceremony will take place in Oslo on 22 May.
The Abel prize ceremony 2012 will take place on the 22nd of May in Oslo. The laureate will be announced on March 21.
In connection with the year "Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013" there will be a competition of virtual modules for an open source exhibition: The prizes range from US$2000 to US$5000.
The year 2013 will be the year of "Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013".
Raúl Ibañez Torres, the Spanish member of the committee "raising public awareness of mathematics" of the European Mathematical Society has received the Prize for Dissamination of Science 2011 in Spain (June 2011).
Nuno Crato, a member of the committee "raising the public awareness of mathematics" of the EMS, is the minister of research and education in the new Portuguese government (June 2011).
On March 23, 2011, the Norwegian Academy of Sciences has announced that the Abel Prize 2011 will be awarded to John Milnor, Stone Brook University, NY.
Since February 1, 2011, the International Mathematical Union (IMU) has a permanent office in Berlin.
Since the beginning of 2011 the European Mathematical Society has a new president: Marta Sanz-Solé from the university of Barcelona (Spain).
The Franco-American mathematician Benoît Mandelbrot died on October 14 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was the founder of the theory of fractals.
A meeting on "Public awareness of mathematics" took place in Óbidos (Portugal) ...
The international congress of mathematicians 2010 took place this year in Hyderabad, India. At the opening ceremony the Fields medals and three other prizes were awarded.
The Clay Mathematics Institute (CMI) announces today (March 18, 2010) that Dr. Grigoriy Perelman of St. Petersburg, Russia, is the recipient of the Millennium Prize for resolution of the Poincaré conjecture. The citation for the award reads: The Clay Mathematics Institute hereby awards the Millennium Prize for resolution of the Poincaré conjecture to Grigoriy Perelman.