News from the world of Maths

May 12, 2014

We're very excited! Over the last year or so we helped edit a book called 50: visions of mathematics and this Wednesday it will be officially launched — in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal!

April 25, 2014

How does NICE make the difficult decision of which treatments to fund under the NHS?

April 24, 2014

What were your most creative experiences at school? Art? Music? English? Maths? That last one might not be the obvious choice for many of us, but that is exactly the type of opportunity we are hoping to create in a new project. To help us get started, we asked researchers what role creativity has in their work.

April 23, 2014

Interalia is a show by Turner Prize winning artist Grenville Davey and theoretical physicist David Berman.

April 16, 2014

The natural numbers, 1, 2, 3, 4, ..., are nice. So what could be nicer than discovering interesting patterns within them?

April 9, 2014

We vote that all academic papers have such tempting video trailers!

April 8, 2014

If you're not sure how maths is relevant to real life, then go to see this year's popular lectures put on by the London Mathematical Society.

April 4, 2014

At last month's Cambridge Science Festival we had great fun trying out a hands-on (or rather feet-on) activity based on one of our favourite puzzles – the bridges of Königsberg. We were really pleased with how it went, so we thought we'd share our game for others to put on at their own science or maths event.