News from the world of Maths

August 20, 2014

If there has been one overarching theme at this ICM, it's just how creative a subject mathematics is.

August 20, 2014

From the excitement of the announcement of the Fields medallists to meeting mathematicians from around the world (and eating great food), we've had a brilliant time at this year's ICM!

August 16, 2014

Stanley Osher has won the 2014 Gauss Prize for his revolutionary impact in areas including medical imaging, sonic booms, movie animation and microchip design and
manufacture.

August 13, 2014

We are thrilled that brilliant mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has been awarded a Fields medal – the first woman to be recognised.

August 13, 2014

Maryam Mirzakhani is being honoured for her "rare combination of superb technical ability, bold ambition, far-reaching vision, and deep curiosity".

August 13, 2014

Martin Hairer's is being honoured for a major breakthrough that gives a way of attacking problems that had previously been impenetrable.

August 13, 2014

Artur Avila is being honoured for "formidable technical power, the ingenuity and tenacity of a master problem-solver, and an unerring sense for deep and
significant questions."

August 13, 2014

Manjul Bhargava is being honoured as a number theorist of "extraordinary creativity," with "a taste for simple problems of timeless beauty."