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Iran's capital Tehran has hosted a ceremony to commemorate the late renowned mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani. [Read More]
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In 2014, Maryam Mirzakhani, then 37-years-old, a mathematician working at Stanford University, became the first woman to win the Fields Medal since its inception in 1936. The Fields Medal is awarded t... [Read More]
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The Trump administration's travel ban may stop the next Maryam Mirzakhani from coming to America. [Read More]
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Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor born in Iran, explored mathematical ideas by doodling on large sheets of paper. She became the first woman to win the Fields Medal, considered the Nobel Prize of mathematics. [Read More]
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In the same week we found another reason to admire Amelia Earhart as a feminist icon and were reminded of Maryam Mirzakhani's brilliance, Trump reduced France's first lady to racehorse status. [Read More]
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The week in science: 14—20 July 2017. [Read More]
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Read more about Maryam Mirzakhani's success showed us the challenges women in maths face on Business Standard. For centuries, it was socially unacceptable for women to study mathematics at the highest levels... [Read More]
She made history as the first female on Iran's national team in the International Math Olympiad, and as the first woman to win the Fields Medal. [Read More]
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Maryam Mirzakhani, who has died of breast cancer aged 40, became, in 2014, the first woman ever to win the Fields Medal – known as the "Nobel Prize of mathematics" – in recognition of her contributions to the understanding of the symmetry of curved surfaces. [Read More]
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Her doctoral thesis was of such brilliance that it solved two longstanding mathematical problems... [Read More]
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She won the honour for work on the interplay of dynamics and geometry – in some ways, a more complicated version of billiards... [Read More]
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Genius trumped taboo in Iran when some state-run newspapers, in their tribute to mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, splashed their front pages with her photograph bearing uncovered head. [Read More]
For 40 years, the Islamic Republic has imposed hijab, but the effort to cover up a national hero after her death is so absurd, even some official media are breaking the rule. [Read More]
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(THE CONVERSATION) On July 14, Maryam Mirzakhani, Stanford professor of mathematics and the only female winner of the prestigious Fields Medal in Mathematics, died at the age of 40. The grief was especially hard-hitting for a generation of younger academics like me who have always held Maryam as a role model whose example is helping redefine women's status in science and especially mathematics. [...] like many of my Iranian peers in academia, I looked to her example as proof that the world would welcome us and our scientific contributions no matter our skin color, nationality or religion.... [Read More]
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Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian mathematician who was the only woman ever to win a Fields Medal, the most prestigious honor in mathematics, died on Friday. [Read More]
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In some cases, newspapers even broke with tradition and portrayed Mirzakhani without her hair covered by a hijab — mandatory for women in public since the Islamic republic's 1979 revolution. [Read More]
The Stanford professor investigated the mathematics of curved surfaces, writing many groundbreaking papers... [Read More]
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Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani was the only woman ever to win a Fields Medal. She died from breast cancer... [Read More]
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And groundbreaking Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has died. A professor at Stanford University, she is the only woman and only Iranian to have ever won mathematics' highest award, the Fields Medal. She died Saturday at the age of 40 from breast cancer. Multiple Iranian newspapers broke social taboos by publishing photos of Mirzakhani without a hijab, after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani posted a picture of her on Instagram without her head covered. [Read More]
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Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor who is the only woman to have won the Fields Medal in mathematics, has died. She was 40. Stanford said Mirzakhani died Saturday. She had breast cancer. The school didn't indicate where she died. Mirzakhani was born in Iran and joined Stanford as... [Read More]
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