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The IMU is an international non-governmental and non-profit scientific organization. IMU's objectives are:

To promote international cooperation in mathematics.

To support and assist the International Congress of Mathematicians and other international scientific meetings or conferences.

To encourage and support other international mathematical activities considered likely to contribute to the development of mathematical science in any of its aspects, pure, applied, or educational.

International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) | 6–14 July 2022
IMU Award Ceremony 2022 | 5 July 2022
19th IMU General Assembly | 3–4 July 2022

Registration for the virtual ICM 2022 has now reached capacity. There are no further places available. Please note that all lectures will be recorded during the ICM, and they will be made available right after the congress on the YouTube channel of the IMU. Further details will follow.

At meetings held over 24-27 February 2022, the Executive Committee of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) decided that the the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) 2022 and the 19th IMU General Assembly (GA) would not take place in Saint Petersburg, Russia as originally planned. The decision was communicated to members in an official statement made on 26 February, with a further statement on 27 February clarifying aspects of the decision.

On 11 March, it was announced that the 19th IMU General Assembly will now be held on 3-4 July 2022 in Helsinki, Finland (Scandic Grand Marina & Marina Congress Center), followed by the IMU Award Ceremony 2022 on 5 July 2022 (Aalto University). It was also confirmed that ICM 2022 will be held as a virtual event over 6-14 July 2022.

News from the community

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Ad hoc Committee on Diversity

As announced to IMU members in AO CL 23/2020, the Executive Committee of the IMU has created an ad hoc committee called the Committee on Diversity. Further information can be found here.

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Ad hoc Committee on Permissions

The IMU Executive Committee has created an ad hoc Committee on Permissions (CoP) to advise the IMU on a negotiating strategy regarding open access. Further information is available here.

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Abel Prize Laureate 2022 Announced

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has announced Dennis Parnell Sullivan (Stony Brook University, USA, and the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York, USA) as the recipient of the Abel Prize for 2022.

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ICM 2022 and the IMU General Assembly

On 11 March 2022, IMU Secretary General Helge Holden announced to IMU Members via Circular Letter that the 19th IMU General Assembly will be held on 3-4 July 2022 in Helsinki, Finland, followed by the IMU Award Ceremony 2022 on 5 July 2022. As previously announced, it was confirmed that ICM 2022 will be held as a virtual event over 6-14 July 2022.

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Statement from the IMU on the upcoming ICM 2022 and IMU General Assembly

A statement from the Executive Committee of the IMU on the upcoming ICM 2022 and IMU General Assembly was sent to IMU Members on 26 February 2022. The statement can be viewed here.

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Regarding the ICM 2022 and IMU General Assembly

The IMU Secretary General sent a Circular Letter to IMU Members on 24 February 2022 regarding the ICM 2022 and IMU General Assembly. The letter can be viewed here.

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Ramanujan Prize 2021 Announced

The 2021 DST-ICTP-IMU Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries has been awarded to Professor Neena Gupta, a mathematician at the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata, India.

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A public statement from the IMU

The Executive Committee of the IMU issued a further public statement in October 2021 in response to recent events in Russia. The statement can be viewed here.

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The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2021

The Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences 2021 has been awarded to Jean-Michel Bismut, Emeritus Professor, Mathematics Department, Université Paris-Saclay, France and Jeff Cheeger, Professor of Mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, USA. Further details can be found here.

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IMU EC meeting 2021

The IMU EC held its annual meeting between March 19-21, 2021. The meeting was hosted virtually for the first time due to travel restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A public statement from the IMU

The Executive Committee of the IMU has issued a public statement in response to recent events in Russia. The statement can be viewed here.

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IMU joins CCU as liaison organization

The IMU has been admitted as a liaison organization to the Consultative Committee for Units (CCU) of the International Committee for Weights and Measures (CIPM).

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Carlos E. Kenig: The International Mathematical Union (IMU) at 100

IMU President Carlos E. Kenig's article The International Mathematical Union (IMU) at 100 appeared in Notices of the American Mathematical Society Volume 67, Number 3, pages 404–407 published in March 2020.

The article is posted here with the permission of the American Mathematical Society.
Further information on Notices of the AMS can be found at https://www.ams.org/notices.

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COVID-19 Resource Website

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on many aspects of our work and community, the IMU has launched a website with links to online resources covering general information, online seminars and mathematical research on the pandemic. For further details please click here.

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MCA 2021

Mathematical Congress of the Americas 2021, MCA 2021, 19–24 July, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Call for Applications

100 grants - “Sao Paulo School of Advanced Science on Contemporary Logic, Rationality and Information” (SPLogiC)

 Mathematicians of the World, Unite!

Illustrated history of the ICM

The book "Mathematicians of the World, Unite!" by G. Curbera is now electronically available on the IMU website. For more information click here

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IMU  ·A Founding Union of the IYBSSD

 

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IMU has signed the DORA declaration

IMU - a member of ISC  ·We are the global voice for science