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BARROW, John David (<i>born</i> 1952), Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, since 1999; Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge, since 1999 (Vice President, 2004–07); Director, Millennium Mathematics Project, Cambridge, since 1999

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; History of Science and Technology; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 645 words.

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BONDI, Hermann (1919 - 2005), Master of Churchill College, Cambridge, 1983–90, Fellow, since 1990; Professor of Mathematics, King’s College, London, since 1954 (Titular, 1971–85, Emeritus, since 1985)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Science and Technology; Physics; History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics. 392 words.

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EDWARDS, Anthony William Fairbank (<i>born</i> 1935), Professor of Biometry, University of Cambridge, 2000–03; Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, since 1970

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Biological Sciences; History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 191 words.

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The evolving historiography of mathematics

Jacqueline Stedall.

in The History of Mathematics

February 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Mathematics. 1606 words.

‘The evolving historiography of mathematics’ looks at how the questions asked by historians have changed and diversified. It is not enough to ask who discovered what and when. We also want...

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EWENS, Warren John (<i>born</i> 1937), Professor of Genetics, University of Pennsylvania (Professor of Biology, 1972, now Emeritus)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Biological Sciences; History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 96 words.

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FOURMAN, Michael Paul (<i>born</i> 1950), Professor of Computer Systems, University of Edinburgh, since 1988

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Computing; History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 163 words.

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Getting inside mathematics

in The History of Mathematics

February 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Mathematics. 5103 words.

Who invented algebra? Who invented calculus? ‘Getting inside mathematics’ looks at the possible answers to these questions alongside the introduction of mathematical notation and the...

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GODDARD, Peter (<i>born</i> 1945), Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, since 2012 (Director, 2004–12); Fellow, St John’s College, Cambridge, 1975–94 and since 2004 (Master, 1994–2004)

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; History of Science and Technology; Physics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 278 words.

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HAUPTMAN, Herbert Aaron (1917 - 2011), President, Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Inc. (formerly Medical Foundation of Buffalo), since 1986

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; History of Science and Technology; Physics. 288 words.

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HAWKING, Stephen William (<i>born</i> 1942), Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, Cambridge University, 1979–2009, now Emeritus

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Physics; History of Mathematics; Mathematics; Applied Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Intellectual History; Literature. 494 words.

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