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Dorothy Foster

was born 89 years ago

3 December 1933

Dorothy Foster studied at Bedford College and was awarded a Ph.D. by the University of London in 1960. Except for a few years as an Assistant Lecturer in Mathematics at Royal Holloway College, London, she spent her whole career at the University of St Andrews. She was an expert on geometric number theory.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Foster_Dorothy/