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Nigel Hitchin wins the 2016 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences

QGM associated researcher, Nigel Hitchin, Savilian Professor of Geometry at the University of Oxford has been awarded the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences for 2016.

2016.06.24 | Christine Dilling

Professor Hitchin received the award 'for his far-reaching contributions to geometry, representation theory and theoretical physics. The fundamental and elegant concepts and techniques that he has introduced have had wide impact and are of lasting importance.' Professor Hitchin received the award 'for his far-reaching contributions to geometry, representation theory and theoretical physics. The fundamental and elegant concepts and techniques that he has introduced have had wide impact and are of lasting importance.'  

Prof. Frances Kirwan and Martin Bridson comments on Hitchins contributions to mathematics in this article from the University of Oxford website. 

Link to the announcement on the Shaw Prize website

 

 

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