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Maths in a minute: "R nought" and herd immunity

What is herd immunity and what does it have to do with a number called R0?

A tour through maths and music

Explore the links between mathematics and music at the La La Lab exhibition

The problem with combining R ratios

We explore why you need to be extremely careful when combining the reproduction ratios of a disease in different settings, such as hospitals and the community.

Artificial intelligence takes on COVID-19

Mathematicians are helping to develop an AI tool to help with diagnosing COVID-19 and making prognoses for infected patients.

John Conway: Life, the Universe, everything and mathematics

We reflect on John Conway, the thoughts he shared with us over two interviews, and the experience of meeting him as a person and a mathematician.

The virus

In this podcast we explore the famous curve, talk about how to communicate science in a crisis, and explain the maths of herd immunity in one minute.

Meet your digital twin

Will we one day have digital versions of our entire body to help us make medical and life style decisions and see what medical treatments are right for us? Find out in this podcast.

Social distancing: How close is safe?

How far can virus-carrying droplets fly in different environments — from buses to supermarkets? Maths can provide some answers.