Decease of Prof. Sir Michael Atiyah

Sir Michael Atiyah FRS, honorary professor at the University of Edinburgh, has passed away on 11 January 2019, at the age of 89. He held many positions including Savilian Professor of Geometry in Oxford, President of the Royal Society UK, Master of Trinity College in Cambridge, the founding Directorship of the Isaac Newton Institute and Chancellor of the University of Leicester. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1966 and the Abel Prize in 2004.