Alessio Figalli has received a Fields medal at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018, currently taking place in Rio de Janeiro. In this podcast he tells us about his work, what receiving such a high honour feels like, and what impact it is going to have on his area of mathematics.

You can also watch this interview as a video and read this short article about Figalli's work.

*This content was produced in a collaboration with the London Mathematical Society.*

*With kind support from the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications.*

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