medicine and health

What do statisticians do in the pharmaceutical industry?

Resonant electromagnetic waves, created by lightning flashes, circle the Earth. Wim Hordijk explores the maths and shows how you can keep track with these phenomena.

Cambridge researchers, the BBC, and thousands of citizen scientists have created a revolutionary infectious disease data set.

Can a pint a day give you dementia? Yes, if reported claims of a recent study are to be believed, but no if you have a closer look at the data the study was based on.

Take part in an exciting new project and help fight future pandemics!

Take part in an exciting new project and help fight future pandemics!

PhD student Thomas Vogt tells us about his work in brain imaging.

Why a positive test result doesn't necessarily mean you have the disease.

Sara Zahedi has won a prestigious prize at the European Congress of Maths. Your future medical diagnoses, and even the welfare of sea life, may depend on her work.

In 2012 the UK government launched a list of the Eight Great technologies of the future. Here's what they are and what role maths has to play in them.