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The permanent revolution - The government's response to Adrian Smith's Inquiry into post 14 mathematics education
A-levels - Are the ever-improving results a sign of falling standards?
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Ever-increasing standards: a problem of communication?
Career interview - Qualifications Manager
Karen Reid, whose hobbies include badminton and salsa dancing, is a Maths graduate. She works as a Qualifications Manager at RSA Examinations Board, Coventry and has also taught Maths.
Influenza Virus: it's all in the packaging
How are researchers in disease dynamics using mathematics to understand how the influenza virus replicates?...
Infinity or -1/12?
What do you get when you add up all the natural numbers 1+2+3+4+ ... ? Not -1/12! We explore a strange result...
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
El duende flamenco de Paco de Lucía
The funeral of the great flamenco guitarist, Paco de Lucia, this week reminded us of the mathematical and...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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