Mathematical snapshots: Daniel Kreuter

PhD student Daniel Kreuter tells us about his work on the BloodCounts! project, which uses maths to make optimal use of the billions of blood tests performed every year around the globe.

Maths in a minute: Peano arithmetic

How would you explain the natural numbers to an alien devoid of a number instinct? You could try Peano arithmetic...

More than maths: Understanding infectious diseases in care homes

Some diseases spread far more quickly in care homes and other settings with vulnerable people. How can maths help? And what help does maths need?

Playing billiards on strange tables

Weird and wonderful things can happen when you set a ball in motion on a billiard table — and the theory of mathematical billiards has recently seen a breakthrough.

Learning from COVID: How good was the UK's vaccination strategy?

Was vaccinating vulnerable people first a good choice? Hindsight allows us to assess this question.

The Abel Prize 2023: Luis A. Caffarelli

This year's Abel Prize goes to Luis A. Caffarelli for a body of work on the maths of change.

The gambler's ruin

A game you're almost certain to lose...

Celebrating Pi Day with the stars of our podcast!

Celebrate Pi Day with the stars of our podcast, Maths on the move!

The STEM for BRITAIN awards 2023

Maths meets politics as early career mathematicians present their work at the Houses of Parliament.

Happy International women's day 2023!

Celebrate this year's International Women's Day with some of the articles and podcasts we have produced with women mathematicians over the last year!

Proof by chocolate

How to sum an infinite series using chocolate.

Mathematical snapshots: Daniel Kaddaj

Daniel tells us about what drew him to maths, about random walks on unusual shapes, and about an exciting summer internship which allowed him to experience life as a maths researcher.