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Roger Heath-Brown

Roger Heath-Brown

Professor Roger Heath-Brown FRS


Elected: 1993


Roger Heath-Brown has made prolific contributions to analytic number theory; in particular, for his work on the Riemann zeta function and its higher moments, for his elucidation in collaboration with Samuel Patterson of the classical Kummer problem concerning the distribution of the arguments of cubic Gaussian sums, and for his work on the representation of zero by non-singular cubic forms in ten variables. He was awarded the Junior Berwick Prize of the London Mathematical Society in 1981.

Interest and expertise

Subject groups

  • Mathematics
    • Pure mathematics


  • Sylvester Medal

    For his many important contributions to the study of prime numbers and solutions to equations in integers

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