Understanding the diversity of forests using AI

New techniques in artificial intelligence are helping assess the diversity of forests.

The powers of the multiplication table

Explore the amazing patterns that reveal the powers hidden in the multiplication table!

Maths helps curb COVID-19 in schoolsUK Schools have received more than 300,000 CO2 monitors as part of a government initiative that has received significant input from mathematicians.
Hiding in plane sight

Flying a plane on a secret mission? Some basic geometry can help you avoid being captured by an adversary.

Maths in a minute: Statistical mechanics

Bridging the gap between the microscopic snd the macroscopic.

Understanding waning immunity

What can we expect from a disease for which natural or vaccine induced immunity wanes?

Maths in a minute: The normal distribution

It's so ubiquitous it's normal!

Maths in a minute: The gamma distribution

How long do you have to wait for more than one thing to happen?

Maths in a minute: Probability distributions

They are incredibly useful, but what exactly are they?

Maths in a minute: The exponential distribution

How long do you have to wait for something to happen?

Maths in a minute: The Poisson distribution

What's the chance that something happens?

Maths in a minute: The binomial distribution

Measuring your chance of success.

  • Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words.

  • The BloodCounts! project is gearing up towards one of the largest-scale applications yet of machine learning in medicine and healthcare.

  • What do chocolate and mayonnaise have in common? It's maths! Find out how in this podcast featuring engineer Valerie Pinfield.

  • Is it possible to write unique music with the limited quantity of notes and chords available? We ask musician Oli Freke!

  • How can maths help to understand the Southern Ocean, a vital component of the Earth's climate system?

  • Was the mathematical modelling projecting the course of the pandemic too pessimistic, or were the projections justified? Matt Keeling tells our colleagues from SBIDER about the COVID models that fed into public policy.