## Aussie Fields Medalist speaks

Caucher Birkar, a Cambridge University professor of Iranian Kurdish origin, on Wednesday was named one of four winners of the prestigious Fields medal, often known as the Nobel prize for mathematics.

### Aussie Fields Medalist speaks

**Mon 6 Aug 18** from Cosmos Magazine

### Top math laureate gets new medal after prize stolen

A Kurdish refugee whose top mathematics prize was stolen minutes after he received the honor this week in Rio de Janeiro will get a replacement medal Saturday, organizers said.

**Fri 3 Aug 18** from Phys.org

### Kurdish refugee wins the Fields medal – the biggest prize in maths

Caucher Birkar, who fled Iran for the UK, is one of four winners of the Fields medal, often called the Nobel prize of mathematics

**Wed 1 Aug 18** from Newscientist

### British Iranian Kurd one of four Fields math medal winners

Caucher Birkar, a Cambridge University professor of Iranian Kurdish origin, on Wednesday was named one of four winners of the prestigious Fields medal, often known as the Nobel prize for mathematics.

**Wed 1 Aug 18** from Phys.org

### Fields medal: UK refugee wins 'biggest maths prize'

One of the most prestigious prizes in mathematics are awarded at a ceremony in Brazil.

**Wed 1 Aug 18** from BBC News

### This Man Won The Top Prize in Mathematics — Then Someone Immediately Stole It

Caucher Birkar, a mathematician at the University of Cambridge, won the 14-carat gold Fields Medal, math's version of the Nobel Prize. Then someone stole it.

**Thu 2 Aug 18** from Livescience

### Fields medal: UK refugee's major maths award stolen

The Cambridge professor loses his 14-carat gold medal in Brazil minutes after receiving it.

**Wed 1 Aug 18** from BBC Science News

### Indian-origin mathematician Akshay Venkatesh gets prestigious Fields Medal

**Thu 2 Aug 18** from The Hindu

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