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How to solve a problem like mathematics
A generation of lost mathematicians
W. W. Sawyer passes away
Great educational thinker dies
Abstract ideas better than real-world examples for maths learning
Will new maths GCSEs leave students unprepared?
ACME criticises split maths GCSEs
is both an artist and a mathematician, who declared 2005 her Special Year for art and maths. Find out what she got up to, and what it's like being a part of both worlds.
Career interview: maths teacher
Adrian Dow has a huge change ahead of him: after fourteen years in the UK and around the world, he's about to return to his native Trinidad with the ultimate aim to open his own school.
intercepted him on the way to the airport.
North and south
UK students visit South Africa
Convergence: Where Mathematics, History and Teaching Interact
A new resource for maths teachers
The Further Maths Network has been launched
More opportunities to study further maths
Career interview: Financial maths course director
Riaz Ahmad's mathematical career has led him from the complexities of blood flow to the risks of the financial markets via underwater acoustics.
found out how maths can explain all this and more.
Struggling with chance
A 1 in 14 million chance to win the lottery, a 5% risk of cancer, a 50:50 chance of heads on a coin — we deal...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The leaning tower of PISA?
This year's PISA results have caused predictable headline, but do the statistics add up?
The life and numbers of Fibonacci
The Fibonacci sequence – 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, ... – is one of the most famous pieces of mathematics. We...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
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