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In these two videos Akshay Venkatesh tells us about winning the Fields Medal, what he enjoys about maths, and introduces us to the ideas in his work.

We talk to Maria Esteban, mathematician and President of the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

If you have ever been in an MRI scanner you'll appreciate the work that Donoho is being honoured for with this prestigious prize.

We speak to Cheryl Praeger about her mathematics and encouraging the next generation of mathematicians.

Daskalakis tells us about the work he is being honoured for, which involves complexity theory, game theory, online dating and traffic jams.

In this video Fields medallist Figalli tells us about his work and what receiving such a high honour feels like.

Randomness is surprisingly hard to define. Fortunately the mathematical language we use to describe it is beautifully well defined.

Can physics do for maths what maths has done for physics?

David Spiegelhalter, one of our favourite experts on statistics, recently joined David Attenborough, Bill Bryson and other eminent contributors on the Royal Society's *People of Science* series. You can watch the video here.

The pioneering mathematician talks about his work, computer science and artificial intelligence.