Fields Medal

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Name: Fields Medal
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Mathematics and women

In August, Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman in history to win a Fields Medal, known as "math's Nobel Prize." This is a cause for celebration, but also for reflection.Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.Monthly and yearly online subscriptions ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

The Maths Behind the Simpsons' Women

When Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman in history to win a Fields Medal last month, the mathematical equivalent of the Nobel Prize, her feat was hailed as a milestone in efforts to undermine the corrosive stereotype that maths is not for girls. ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Why Iran and the US should dispatch teachers to make peace

On Aug. 13, Iranian-born Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman to win the Fields Medal, the highest prize in mathematics. President Hassan Rouhani of Iran tweeted a picture of Mirzakhani, both with and without the hijab, and reflected the widely shared ... [Published Global Advisors - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tech sector needs to attract experts

VietNamNet Bridge – , the first Vietnamese mathematician to win the Fields Medal, talked to Lao Dong Cuoi Tuan (Weekend Labour) newspaper about how Viet Nam can draw more researchers.What is the role of science and technology in the country's socio-economic ... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

GUEST COLUMN: Women in mathematics - Things are better, but still far from good

Last month, Maryam Mir zakhani became the first woman in history to win a Fields Medal — “math’s Nobel Prize.” This is a cause for celebration, but also for reflection.Things are definitely better than they once were for women in mathematics. In the late ... [Published RN-T.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Fields Medal Winner Meets with Brazil President and Asks for More Investment in Science

Mathematician Artur Avila, recipient of the Fields Medal, regarded as the Nobel prize of mathematics, was welcomed by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at the presidential palace along with fellow mathematicians Jacob Palis, head of the Brazilian Academy ... [Published Brazzil Magazine - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Maryam Mirzakhani wins the Fields Medal in mathematics

Aug. 12, 2014 Prestigious international award given to a woman for the first timeby Amalia Chiapperino ,On Aug. 13, Iranian Maryam Mirzakhani won the Fields Medal, becoming the first woman to do so in the award's 80-year history.The International Mathematical ... [Published Silver Chips Online - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

He makes math interesting for students

speaks to P Rajendran about winning Fields Medal, math's biggest global honour. Now back in the United States, the at Princeton University is spending much of his time replying to 2,000-plus emails and hundreds of invitations to talk at different functions, ... [Published rediff.com - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Francis Su: Women in mathematics: Things are better, but still far from good

This summer, Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman in history to win a Fields Medal -- "math's Nobel Prize." This is a cause for celebration, but also for reflection.Things are definitely better than they once were for women in mathematics. In the ... [Published TH Online - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Solve this math problem: The gender gap

Earlier this month, Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman in history to win a Fields Medal — "math's Nobel Prize." This is a cause for celebration, but also for reflection.Things are definitely better than they once were for women in mathematics. In ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Former University of Minnesota Duluth Math Research Student Receives Fields Medal

DULUTH, Minn., Aug. 21 -- University of Minnesota Duluth issued the following news release:"Mathmatics, like music, like painting, like poetry, is a creative art." - Manjul BhargavaBhargava, who participated in UMD Professor Joseph Gallian's Summer Math ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Princeton Math Professor Manjul Bhargava Wins Fields Medal

Forty-year-old Canada-born Manjul Bhargava, a professor of mathematics at Princeton University, is one of four winners of this year’s Fields Medal, considered the world’s most prestigious award in the field of mathematics. He accepted the award at the ... [Published India-West - Aug 20 2014]

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Vietnamese mathematical talents come from all o... [Published VietNamNet Bridge - 6 hours ago]
Heidelberg Laureate Forum September 21-26 Inclu... [Published Association for Computing Machinery - Sep 15 2014]
Mathematics and women [Published North West Arkansas Times - Sep 14 2014]
The Maths Behind the Simpsons' Women [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 13 2014]
Why Iran and the US should dispatch teachers to... [Published Global Advisors - Sep 13 2014]
Why Iran and the US should dispatch teachers to... [Published Quartz - Sep 13 2014]
Tech sector needs to attract experts [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Sep 13 2014]
GUEST COLUMN: Women in mathematics - Things are... [Published RN-T.com - Sep 12 2014]
'There's a need to review Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan... [Published Economic Times - Sep 11 2014]
Don't Let the Dark Ages Happen Here [Published Bloomberg View - Sep 10 2014]
Iran’s diplomatic leap of faith [Published Middle East Eye - Sep 09 2014]
Success on either side [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 09 2014]
Event to mark first woman winning Nobel of math... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 09 2014]
Fields Medal Winner Meets with Brazil President... [Published Brazzil Magazine - Sep 08 2014]
Seoul Provides Full Spectrum of Support for ICM... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Sep 08 2014]
Technology sector needs to attract experts [Published VietnamPlus - Sep 08 2014]
Tech sector needs to attract experts [Published Viet Nam News - Sep 08 2014]
How to end Canada’s Nobel science drought? Invest [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 08 2014]
Maryam Mirzakhani wins the Fields Medal in math... [Published Silver Chips Online - Sep 06 2014]
Mathematical isolation [Published eKathimerini.com - Sep 06 2014]
'Anything he touches, glows. He's a true prince' [Published rediff.com - Sep 06 2014]
He makes math interesting for students [Published rediff.com - Sep 05 2014]
Professor Takuro Mochizuki of RIMS gives a Plen... [Published Noodls - Sep 05 2014]
'Math research is not considered a reasonable c... [Published rediff.com - Sep 04 2014]
India needs to fix attitude to maths and pure s... [Published Indian Express - Sep 03 2014]
Third time's the charm for Milwaukee's Rojstaczer [Published On Milwaukee - Sep 03 2014]
Francis Su: Women in mathematics: Things are be... [Published TH Online - Sep 03 2014]
Women in mathematics: Things are better, but st... [Published Modesto Bee - Sep 02 2014]
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[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Sara Breselor [Published Harper's Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
Police crush protests in Ferguson, Missouri, an Iranian woman wins the Fields Medal, and jihadis appreciate the work of Robin Williams ...
Meet the First Woman to Ever Win Math's Most Pr... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Aug 18 2014]
Editor's note: This post was originally published by our partners at PopSugar Tech . The Fields Medal , often called the Nobel Prize of math, has been awarded this year to Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the prestigious honor in the prize's ...
Iranian Woman wins Math Genius Prize, Iranian o... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 18 2014]
By Golnaz Esfandiari via RFE/RL "No hair, no ears, no neck." That's how one journalist described a front-page portrait of Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani that an Iranian newspaper digitally doctored to obscure her hair and skin to placate censors ...
The Fields Medal [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 18 2014]
by Jonathan Kujawa The big news in math this week was the opening of the quadrennial International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in Seoul. A number of prestigious awards are given at the ICM. Most famously this includes the Fields medal and ...
Weekend link dump for August 17 [Published Off the Kuff - Aug 17 2014]
“Late last year, scientists unveiled the complete genome of a female Neanderthal whose 130,000-year-old toe bone had been found in a cave in Siberia . As it turned out, her sequence of some 3 billion DNA letters was not all that much different from ...
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Math Is Getting Dynamic [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 13 2014]
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