2018 Fields Medal Media Coverage

At this link of ams.org you can find a set of some links of articles and news about ICM 2018. I find it a good idea to have all these links in one single post: 2018 Fields Medal Media Coverage  August 07, 2018 Mathematicians Caucher Birkar, Alessio Figalli, Peter Scholze, and Akshay Venkatesh were awarded Fields Medals at the 2018 International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read more about the mathematicians and their work. “A Number Theorist Who Bridges Math and Time,” by Erica Klarreich, Quanta Magazine, August 1, 2018; “A…

for the second time an Iranian won a Fields Medal!

As IMPA reported at 1st august 2018: “Researchers from Germany, India, Iran and Italy take home the 2018 Fields Medal” the whole story: “Four notable and promising researchers from four different countries – Germany, India, Iran, and Italy – are the winners of the most important international award in mathematics, the Fields Medal. Delivered for the first time in 1936, the medal is recognition for works of excellence and an incentive for new outstanding achievements. Awarded every four years at the world’s largest mathematics event…

The Fields Medal should return to its roots

Like Olympic medals and World Cup trophies, the best-known prizes in mathematics come around only every four years. Already, maths departments around the world are buzzing with speculation: 2018 is a Fields Medal year. While looking forward to this year’s announcement, I’ve been looking backwards with an even keener interest. In long-overlooked archives, I’ve found details of turning points in the medal’s past that, in my view, hold lessons for those deliberating whom to recognize in August at the 2018 International Congress of Mathematicians in…

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