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Richard Elwes
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A UK based maths lecturer & writer.
A UK based maths lecturer & writer.

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Abel Prize Announced

Congratulations to Yves Meyer (École normale supérieure Paris-Saclay, France) winner of the 2017 #AbelPrize! http://www.abelprize.no/nyheter/vis.html?tid=69588

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Abel Prize Announcement

The Abel Prize will be announced this Tuesday at 12:00, along with a popular presentation of the winner's work by +Terence Tao. The event will be live-streamed from 11:00.

http://www.abelprize.no/nyheter/vis.html?tid=69522


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The EMS Executive Committee, plus guests, is meeting this weekend at the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. Many thanks for the hospitality of our hosts and the Slovak Society of Mathematics.
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The March EMS Newsletter is now online!

Featuring: "Claude Shannon: His Work and Its Legacy"
Armand Borel on "Mathematics: Art and Science"
"The Inspirational Legacy of Seymour Papert"
...and much, much more! Click here: http://www.ems-ph.org/journals/newsletter/pdf/2017-03-103.pdf

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Happy Pi Day!

Enjoy some Pi-ey goodness, courtesy of our colleagues at Mathematics in Europe: http://mathematics-in-europe.eu/?p=854

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The History of Maths in Stamps

This is great - a website containing 500 mathematical stamps from around the world! It is a project of the Portuguese Mathematical Society and the British Society for the History of Mathematics. You can also watch the video "The History of Mathematics in 300 Stamps - Public Lecture" by Robin Wilson here:
https://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/node/13353

http://www.mathematicalstamps.eu/


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Ludwig Faddeev

We are sorry to report the death of Ludwig Faddeev, renowned mathematical physicist & President of the International Mathematical Union 1987–90. Based at the Steklov Institute of Mathematics in Moscow, Feddeev was an outstanding scientist who made important contributions to his field. In the link is a short autobiography which he wrote on the occasion of winning the Shaw Prize for Mathematical Sciences in 2008.

http://www.shawprize.org/en/shaw.php?tmp=3&twoid=49&threeid=57&fourid=77&fiveid=18

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Acta Mathematica now available free online

The entire back-catalogue of Acta Mathematica (one of the world's top mathematics journals) is now freely available online, from the first issue in 1882 up to the current issue. This follows a new agreement between the Institut Mittag-Leffler and International Press.

http://intlpress.com/site/pub/pages/journals/items/acta/_home/_main/index.html
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