Stanford Department of Mathematics has set up a USD 800 thousand scholarship for graduate studies in memory of its former Professor, Maryam Mirzakhani.
Scholarship founders have been named as Rouzbeh Yassini and Anousheh Ansari by the University.
Iran and the EU intend to expand cooperation between researchers in Iran, the EU, and with the European Research Council, in the landscape of a 2020 Program.
At the third high-level meeting between Iran and the European Union, and at the meeting between the Deputy Minister of Science in International Affairs of Iran and Deputy Director General of the European Commission on Research and Innovation, Iran announced its readiness to attract students from Europe.
Recent reports in the media talk of new research findings on death, which show that when the heart stops beating, the brain continues to work; thus, when a person is pronounced dead following a cardiac arrest, they are still able to hear the voices around them and witness their own death so to speak. The research is spearheaded by Iranian-British physician, Dr Sam Parnia.
A ceremony was held on 21 November 2017 in honor of Maryam Mirzakhani, the Iranian mathematics genius and only woman winner of the Fields Medal, at her former Sharif University of Technology (SUT). The ceremony was attended by the President’s Deputy of Science and Technology, Surena Sattari, SUT governing board members, scholars, elites, and friends and family of the late Mirzakhani.
The Iranian students of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad team have won one gold, one bronze, and three silver medals at the 11th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics to take third place after Thailand and the USA respectively.
At a special ceremony held at the Npistanbul Brain Hospital in Istanbul-Turkey, Professor Nevzat Tarhan placed the special robe on Professor Samii and awarded him the Honorary Doctorate of Uskudar University for his outstanding work in neurosurgery.
The 18th International Telecommunication and Information Technology Exhibition (Telecom) has opened by Iran's Minister of IT and Communications, Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, as Iran's largest telecommunications event with the presence of operators, domestic and foreign companies, manufacturers and business owners in the fields of systems, equipment, and telecommunication services.
Science is growing quantitatively and qualitatively in Iran. This can be summarized in four indices, including the share of science diplomacy (ISI), Iran's share of the world's top 1% articles, the number of its top universities in the world according to the Leiden Ranking System, and the number of international conferences held here.
The managing director of Chabahar Free Trade Zone said in order to reduce travel costs to this southeastern Iranian port, agreements have been made in principle for establishing a private airline for Chabahar FTZ.
Everybody adores her in Azizabad village in Sistan and Baluchistan Province. She has worked so hard for this deprived village in southeastern Iran that she has succeeded to win the Women’s World Summit Foundation 2018 award for women’s creativity in rural life and ranked fourth on WWSF’s global list.
The fishing and tourism port of Baris on the Chabahar-Gouater coastline in the south of Sistan and Baluchistan Province is a haven for nature lovers to watch the sea, sandy beaches, and the Martian hills or miniature mountains.
- The South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf was an offshore discovery that, for oilmen, is the stuff of dreams. The largest natural gas field in the world, it stretches across the maritime border between Iran and Qatar.