News from the world of Maths

August 29, 2014

Our image of the week shows a friendly vortex!

August 27, 2014

The British Science Festival is kicking off in Birmingham on the 6th of September, and as usual there is some great maths in the programme.

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.