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AustMS is saddened by the passing of Sir Vaughan Jones, one of the world’s outstanding mathematicians. He passed away suddenly on 6 September 2020, at the age of 67.

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Sir Vaughan Jones was the only New Zealander to receive the Fields Medal. Photo: Akram Aldroubi/Vanderbilt University

An obituary written by Arnaud Brothier, Pinhas Grossman, Scott Morrison, and James Tener, is attached here.

Our sincere sympathy to his family.


NZ’s most celebrated mathematician dies; Univ. Auckland, 9 September 2020.
Celebrated NZ mathematician Sir Vaughan Jones dies; NZ Herald, 9 Sept. 2020.
Vaughan Jones, preeminent Vanderbilt mathematician, has died; Vanderbilt University News.
Vaughan Jones, preeminent Vanderbilt mathematician, has died;Vanderbilt News, 9 Sept. 2020.
Vaughan Jones (1952–2020); Nature. OBITUARY  29 SEPTEMBER 2020.
Vaughan Jones, preeminent mathematician, has died; IMPA, Brazil. 30/09/2020.
Vaughan Jones, eminent mathematician close to IHES, passed away; IHES news, 11 SEPTEMBER 2020.