Last modified on 13 July 2016, at 06:45

ConservaMath Medal

The ConservaMath Medal is the merit-based alternative to the Fields Medal, with winners announced at the same time so that real achievement is recognized.

Deserving recipients should have solved a real, longstanding problem, rather than solving an invented problem.

Nominees Based on Merit

Ben Green apparently earned this award four years ago when it was given for an achievement he helped obtain, but giving the Fields Medal to him now might dim the star of Obama-supporter Terence Tao, making Tao less effective politically.

Likely Winners Based on Politics