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Marcus du Sautoy Wins Christopher Zeeman Medal

The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) and the London Mathematical Society (LMS) have awarded the 2014 Christopher Zeeman Medal for the Promotion of Mathematics to the Public to Marcus du Sautoy (University of Oxford).

The citation reads, in part:

Marcus du Sautoy has held the Charles Simonyi chair for the Public Understanding of Science at the University of Oxford since 2008 and has been communicating mathematics to the general public for more than 20 years with considerable intensity and impact. His talent for engaging young people and inspiring them to follow mathematics is second to none. He shows the beauty of mathematics to wide audiences, which is a powerful motivator for many people, both young and old.

Read the press release.

Start Date: 
Friday, August 22, 2014