Fields Medal

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Name: Fields Medal
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Mathematician talks ‘first love’

Cedric Villani, a professor at the Ecole Normale Superieure in Lyon and the head of the Institut Henri Poincare, will make his way to Korea later this month to attend the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) from Aug. 13 to Aug. 21.Held every ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Tertiary education reform under discussion

Nearly 100 domestic and foreign scholars are discussing tertiary education reform at a conference that opened in Ho Chi Minh City on July 31.The two-day event is hoped to help the Government senior officials, educators and entrepreneurs work on strategies ... [Published VietnamPlus - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

PM meets acclaimed local mathematician

HA NOI (VNS) — Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday met Professor Ngo Bao Chau, the first Vietnamese to win the Fields Medal, the highest professional honour a mathematician can attain, and the Education Dialogue Group.Dung praised the contribution ... [Published Viet Nam News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Eccentric Math Genius Ditches Russia for Sweden

(Issue # 1821)Mathematician Grigory Perelman.Photo: YouTubeMathematician Grigory Perelman, famous for solving a Millennium Prize Problem and turning down the award, has moved to Sweden, a Russian newspaper reported.Perelman led a reclusive life with his ... [Published St. Petersburg Times Russia - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft’s Station Q Tackles Quantum Computing

Microsoft has set up a laboratory dedicated to producing quantum computers that will push computing power to a higher level.Station Q, based at the University of California, Santa Barbara will work on ways to construct machines with multiple quantum bits ... [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Brock to host international mathematics conference

During the last week of July, world experts on groups, rings, and group rings will call Brock University home.The rings, in this case, refer to fundamental mathematics, specifically an algebraic structure that generalizes the arithmetic operations of ... [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Global math congress meets in Seoul

The 2014 International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) is set to take place at COEX in southern Seoul from August 13 to 21. The ICM is one of the largest congresses in the mathematics community, attended by around 5,000 professional mathematicians every ... [Published Office of the President, Republic of Korea - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Exhibit of int’l scientists ongoing in...

An exhibit which showcases photos capturing the everyday moments of international scientists is running in Hanoi until July 30.The exhibit, “Nhung Nguoi Giai Ma, Kham Pha Toan Hoc” (The math decoders and explorers), is running at L' Espace (24 Trang Tien, ... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

UNCW Faculty Organize International Mathematics Conference

Faculty from the UNCW Department of Mathematics and Statistics organized an international mathematics conference held July 7-11 in Madrid, Spain.The Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications was the 10th of a series started ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Korea to host global math conference

By Chung Hyun-chaeThe 27th International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), the world's largest math-related event, will be held at COEX, southern Seoul, Aug. 13-21.The ICM is expected to be the largest of its kind, attracting more than 5,000 mathematicians ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Science communication: 'you're allowed to spice things up'

How do you make the abstract world of mathematics fascinating to a broad audience? A Q&A with award-winning mathematician Cédric Villani.Keywords: ESOF2014, Mathematics, science communicationSendPDFPrintMathematician Cédric Villani says that no matter ... [Published ScienceNordic - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

An Australian Mathematician Has Shared A $15 Million Prize Sponsored By Mark Zuckerberg and Sergey Brin

You may not of heard of Terence Tao, an Australian who has been described throughout his career as a math prodigy and genius.Tao is a Professor at the Department of Mathematics at UCLA. On his university homepage he says that he works “in a number of ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Jun 25 2014]

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Mathematician talks ‘first love’ [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 10 hours ago]
US Consulate General hosts conference on... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - 21 hours ago]
Tertiary education reform under discussion [Published VietnamPlus - Jul 31 2014]
PM meets acclaimed local mathematician [Published Viet Nam News - Jul 30 2014]
PM: Vietnam works to improve tertiary education... [Published VietnamPlus - Jul 29 2014]
The legacy of Srinivasa Ramanujan [Published The Hindu - Jul 28 2014]
A Mathematical Odyssey [Published MAA Online - Jul 27 2014]
Eccentric Math Genius Ditches Russia for Sweden [Published St. Petersburg Times Russia - Jul 26 2014]
Eccentric Math Genius Ditches Russia for Sweden [Published Moscow Times - Jul 26 2014]
Microsoft’s Station Q Tackles Quantum Computing [Published TechWeekEurope UK - Jul 25 2014]
Brock to host international mathematics conference [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
Strategic Perspective -- By René B. Azurin: “Ev... [Published Business World - Jul 23 2014]
Back to school in Belgium [Published Xpats.com - Jul 23 2014]
Global math congress meets in Seoul [Published Office of the President, Republic of Korea - Jul 23 2014]
Exhibit of int’l scientists ongoing in... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Jul 19 2014]
UNCW Faculty Organize International Mathematics... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
Korea to host global math conference [Published Korea Times - Jul 16 2014]
Autism Isn't Just a Boy Thing [Published National Geographic - Jul 14 2014]
Science communication: 'you're allowed to spice... [Published ScienceNordic - Jul 10 2014]
Institute is on global lookout for exceptional ... [Published Seattle Times - Jun 30 2014]
Top Mathemeticians Win $15m In Prizes [Published Forbes.com - Jun 30 2014]
Mathematics professor Terence Tao wins Breakthr... [Published Daily Bruin - Jun 29 2014]
Microsoft bets quantum computing will be next b... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jun 29 2014]
Stony Brook University Professor Awarded Inaugu... [Published Newswise - Jun 27 2014]
Access to pioneering research in Bordeaux France [Published TrustNet - Jun 27 2014]
UCLA math star Terence Tao wins $3 million prize [Published Los Angeles Times - Jun 27 2014]
An Australian Mathematician Has Shared A $15 Mi... [Published Business Insider Australia - Jun 25 2014]
New prizes making mathematicians into millionaires [Published Taipei Times Online - Jun 24 2014]
24.06 - Imperial mathematician wins one of the ... [Published MyScience - Jun 24 2014]
Five maths researchers win new $3m Breakthrough... [Published Canberra Times - Jun 24 2014]
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[tt] WSJ: Jordan Ellenberg: The Wrong Way to Tr... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 07 2014]
Jordan Ellenberg: The Wrong Way to Treat Child Geniuses http://online.wsj.com/articles/the-wrong-way-to-treat-child-geniuses-1401484790?google_editors_picks=true [Thanks to Sarah for this.]May 30, 2014 5:20 p.m. ETDr. Ellenberg is a professor of mathematics ...
Towards Solution of the Clay Navier-Stokes Prob... [Published Claes Johnson on Mathematics and Science - May 13 2014]
Quanta Magazine reports in  A Fluid New Path in Grand Math Challenge  (Febr 24): In a paper posted online on February 3 , Terence Tao of the University of California, Los Angeles, a winner of the Fields Medal, mathematics’ highest honor, offers a possible ...
How Winning the Fields Medal Affects Scientific... [Published Marginal Revolution - May 12 2014]
That is the subtitle of a new paper (pdf) by and George J. Borjas and Kirk B. Doran, the abstract is this: Knowledge generation is key to economic growth, and scientific prizes are designed to encourage it. But how does winning a prestigious prize ...
Do Prizes Dent Productivity? [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 18 2014]
A few words of caution for Matthew Gentzkow , professor at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and the most recent winner of the John Bates Clark Medal : Young scholars can become less productive after winning prestigious awards. ...
VIDEO: Greg Abbott Under Fire For Association w... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Apr 07 2014]
Greg Abbott is feeling the heat for his association with Charles Murray, the controversial conservative who argues that women and minorities are inherently inferior to white males. Abbott has come under scrutiny for citing Murray in his education ...
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