Fields Medal 2014

Benedikt Magnússon, August 18, 2014

The Fields Medal was awarded on August 13th (http://www.mathunion.org/general/prizes/2014) and, for the first time, there was a woman among the awardees. Her name is Maryam Mirzakhani and she is from Iran. Press release about her research can be found here and Quanta magazine has a nice article about her here.

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