A woman finally wins the Fields Medal after 50 years. Why did it take so long? (page 2)

Maryam Mirzakhani, who was born and raised in Iran, has been awarded the highest honour a mathematician can attain: the Fields Medal. It’s one of those moments which will go down in history – for the first time in almos 80 years, a woman has won the Fields Medal (officially known as the International Medal […] Iranian is the first woman to win prestigious math award is a post from ZME Science. (c) ZME Science - All Rights Reserved. Thank you for being a subscriber, Download your very own FREE copy of our recently released e-book "Our Incredible World, Like You've Never Seen It Before". Follow ZME Science on Facebook, Twitter and Google+

A woman finally wins the Fields Medal after 50 years. Why did it take so long?

Almost half of maths undergraduates are now women, but winning recognition at the very top of the profession has been a battle Continue reading...

Wed 13 Aug 14 from Guardian.co.uk

Iranian is the first woman to win prestigious math award

Maryam Mirzakhani, who was born and raised in Iran, has been awarded the highest honour a mathematician can attain: the Fields Medal. It’s one of those moments which will go down in history ...

Wed 13 Aug 14 from ZME Science

Fields Medal mathematics prize won by woman for first time in its history, Tue 12 Aug 14 from Guardian.co.uk

The New Fields Medal Winner Was Inspired By a Rubik's Cube

The Field medal is mathematics' answer to the Nobel Prize, and this year's winners have just been announced. Amongst them is Manjul Bhargava, one of the youngest people to be made a full professor ...

Wed 13 Aug 14 from Gizmodo

Iranian Is First Woman to Win 'Nobel Prize of Maths'

An Iranian-born mathematician has become the first woman to win a prestigious Fields Medal, widely viewed as the Nobel Prize of mathematics.

Wed 13 Aug 14 from Discovery News

Fields Medals 2014: prizes for maths work that few of us can grasp

Don't worry if you don't understand the work of this year's winners. Nor do most of their university colleagues Continue reading...

Wed 13 Aug 14 from Guardian.co.uk

Fields Medals 2014: the maths of Avila, Bhargava, Hairer and Mirzakhani explained

The following texts were provided by the International Mathematical Union, which awards the Fields Medals. They do an excellent job of explaining in as accessible language as possible what the ...

Wed 13 Aug 14 from Guardian.co.uk

Maryam Mirzakhani: 'The more I spent time on maths, the more excited I got'

The first woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal prize discusses her life as a mathematician Continue reading...

Tue 12 Aug 14 from Guardian.co.uk

Maryam Mirzakhani first woman to win Fields Medal mathematics prize

Brooks HaysSEOUL, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The Fields Medal, the most prestigious prize in mathematics, has been awarded for the first time to a woman, Maryam Mirzakhani.

Wed 13 Aug 14 from UPI

Iranian Becomes First Woman to Win Math's Top Prize

An Iranian-born mathematician has become the first woman to win the prestigious mathematics prize known as the Fields Medal. Maryam Mirzakhani will receive the award, widely considered the ...

Tue 12 Aug 14 from Voice of America

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