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Jens Nielsen receive gold medal for innovative research in the field of systems biology

(Technical University of Denmark) At a pompous ceremony in Stockholm Concert Hall, Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, on behalf of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, gave Jens Nielsen a gold medal. The medal is given for innovative research in the area of systems biology.

Vladimir Voevodsky, acclaimed mathematician who won Fields Medal, dies at 51

Before winning the highest award in mathematics, Voevodsky entered graduate school without a degree.

Maryam Mirzakhani (1977–2017)

3 months agoAcademics : Nature

Pioneering mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal.

Bronze with youngest team is great achievement - Cuba coach Vives

3 months agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Cairo, Egypt, August 25, 2017 - Cuba overwhelmed a disappointed Brazil 4-1 here Friday for the bronze medal of the 2017 FIVB Men's U23 World Championship, fielding a young team full of potential. This is the post-game reaction from the two sides:

USA, Britain to face off in new track and field dual meet

American athletes will return to London Stadium, where they won 30 medals at worlds.        

U.S. medal dominance at worlds could reflect doping cleanup in track

The United States won 30 medals at the track and field world championships        

Congratulations, Here’s Your Medal. And Here’s One for Your Coach, Too.

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

For the first time in the history of the world track and field championships, coaches are also receiving medals.

Betty Cuthbert, Australia’s ‘Golden Girl’ of Track and Field, Dies at 79

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Cuthbert burst onto the scene at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, where she became the first Australian to win three gold medals.

Global Sports: An Awkward and Bittersweet Righting of Doping’s Wrongs

4 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

During the world track and field championships in London, competitors from the past participated in do-over medals ceremonies because recent tests revealed doping violations by the original medalists.

Chad Johnson's Daughter Wins 3rd Straight Gold in 800m Dash at Jr. Olympics

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

It's a 3-PEAT for Chad Johnson's daughter Cha'iel... the 12-year-old track star just DOMINATED to win gold medal in the 800m race at the AAU Jr. Olympic Track & Field Championships for the 3rd year in a row. Cha'iel -- who's won the...

Canadians eliminate 2015 World Championship medallists

4 months agoSports / Volleyball : FIVB

Vienna, Austria, August 2, 2017 - The women’s field at the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships presented by A1 has been narrowed to 16 teams as two medal winners from the 2015 edition of the event were eliminated here Wednesday by Canadians Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan.

Federica Pellegrini Medals for 7 Straight World Champs in 200 Free

By Karl Ortegon on SwimSwam Italy's Federica Pellegrini raced past the field, including Katie Ledecky, to win gold in the 200 free. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Federica Pellegrini Medals for 7 Straight World Champs in 200 Free

Belarusian gold medalist walks off podium after national anthem error

Violetta Skvortsova’s patriotism is getting praise in her native Belarus after a horrific mistake during the medal ceremony for the women’s triple jump caused her to walk off the field. Skvortsova won gold in the women’s triple jumpShow More Summary

French Strikes Gold Again As Reymond Tops Men’s 25k Field

By James Sutherland on SwimSwam France's Axel Reymond won the country's fourth gold and sixth medal of the open water competition at the FINA World Championships in the men's 25k. Read the full story on SwimSwam: French Strikes Gold Again As Reymond Tops Men’s 25k Field

Remembering Maryam Mirzakhani, the Only Woman to Win a Fields Medal

Although Maryam Mirzakhani died of breast cancer at just 40 years old, she left a lasting legacy in the field of mathematics.

Maryam Mirzakhani was an Inspiration to Women of Color in STEM Fields

This post originally appeared on 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. In just a few hours,...Show More Summary

Remembering Maryam Mirzakhani, the Pioneering Mathematician Who Died at Forty

Siobhan Roberts speaks with colleagues of the late Maryam Mirzakhani, the only woman ever to win the Fields Medal, the highest honor given to mathematicians.

Maryam Mirzakhani, the First Woman Honored with The Fields Medal, Has Died at the Age of 40

4 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman and first Iranian to be awarded the Fields Medal, has passed away at the age of 40 from breast cancer. 

Only woman to win math equivalent of Nobel Prize dies

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor who was the first and only woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal in mathematics, has died. She was 40.

Maryam Mirzakhani, First Woman to Win Math’s Highest Honor, Dies At 40

Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian who became the first woman to win math’s most prestigious prize, died Saturday after a four-year battle with breast cancer. She was 40 years old. In 2014, Mirzakhani was awarded the Fields Medal, which is...Show More Summary

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