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First Tanzanian Woman To Get PhD In Maths

First Tanzanian Woman To Get PhD In Maths

Verdiana Grace Masanja is the first woman to get a PhD in mathematics in Tanzania. She was crowned the highest degree in the perceived ‘difficult and feared subject’ at a tender age of 33 in 1986 at the Technical University of Berlin (TUB). This was a period when beliefs that fields in science, technology, engineering […]

Crunching Numbers In Hong Kong At The Math Olympiad

Crunching Numbers In Hong Kong At The Math Olympiad

Hong Kong is hosting the 57 th International Mathematical Olympiad 2016 with a record number of participating countries and the addition of Nepal as an observer. The competition for secondary school students from around the world has more than 100 teams competing. James Hung, director and secretary of the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) committee in […]