# Articles

James Maynard has won a field medal for his work in number theory. He told us how he went from a fascination with numbers as a young child to making spectacular contributions to number theory.

Whether you want to understand viruses, win at lotto or solve a rubik's cube – you'll need some help from combinatorics.

Kinetic theory bridges the gap between the big and the small to understand systems made up of many components: from plasmas to people.

The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the differences between us. Understanding these inequalities is crucial for this and future pandemics.

Mathematicians are developing new machine learning techniques to support medical doctors in their work.

Now it's the turn of mathematicians to help to improve the communities of the future.

A hundred pounds is a lot more to someone who's poor than to a millionaire. But how do you measure such differences? Utility theory has the answer.

There have been accusations that the modelling projecting the course of the pandemic was too pessimistic. Are they justified?

Find out about the beautifully intuitive concept that lies at the heart of calculus.

Mathematicians help with clearing the massive NHS backlog for heart conditions.