The Executive Committee of the European Mathematical Society at its
meeting in Bedlewo, Poland, March 24-26, 2000, decided to
continue the work started by its committee for the World Mathematical
Year 2000 in a new
Committee for Raising Public Awareness of mathematics
with the acronym RPA.
The sculpture Genesis by John
Robinson has been taken as the logo of the project RPAMath (Raising Public
Awareness of Mathematics) and the continuing committee of the EMS. The version presented here
is by Nick Mee of Virtual Image.
A general aim of the RPA
committee will be to bring forward thatCompetition: Results
Mathematics bridges gaps in Culture, Science and Technology.