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  1. July 28, 2021What's in a developer's name?
    Resa Nadri, Gema Rodriguez Perez, and Mei Nagappan

    Research conducted by recent computer science master’s graduate Reza Nadri, recent postdoctoral researcher Gema Rodríguez-Pérez and their supervisor Cheriton School of Computer Science Professor Mei Nagappan found that the perceived race and ethnicity of a developer — based on just their user name — can affect how the developer’s contributions to open source software projects are evaluated.

  2. July 23, 2021Top 3 myths about the classical mathematician Hypatia
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    In the history of mathematics, Hypatia’s legend looms large. She was a woman mathematician in an era when women were not generally seen as academics. She has been called a martyr for truth and reason. And because of the context of her life and death, Hypatia continues to be one of the most enigmatic figures in mathematics.

  3. July 21, 2021Two teams linked with Faculty of Mathematics reach final of Concept $5K startup competition
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    Two entrepreneurial teams with links to the Faculty of Mathematics advanced to the final of the bi-annual Concept $5K challenge, which is hosted by the Velocity startup incubator.

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