Tagged: Vaughan

Sir Vaughan Jones & New Zealand's Education System - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Oct 05, 2012

As I have mentioned elsewhere I recently bought a copy of “Made in NZ”, a book that talks to prominent New Zealanders about various topics. One of those profiled is Sir Vaughan Jones, one of the worlds leading mathematicians. In 1990 he was awarded the Field Medal and he is currently Professor of Mathematics at the University of California, … Read More

Scientists – Made in NZ - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Oct 03, 2012

On the weekend I picked up a newly released book, “Made in New Zealand”, by Chris Miram and Ross Land. Comprising of short interviews with New Zealanders who have excelled in various fields it “examines the attitudes and attributes of New Zealanders through the eyes and experiences of some of our highest and most prominent achievers.” Included in the book … Read More