List by Author: Rachel Thomas
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?
Some practical tips to help you when you need it most – when you are sitting at the keyboard, ready (or perhaps not so ready) to put your ideas on the page!
Can maths help us understand how ants, of such little brains, manage to cooperate so brilliantly?
Predicting the weather is hard. But with more data and computing power becoming available, artificial intelligence may be able to help.
Discover the fascinating maths behind rainbows, rogue waves and many more applications that is being explored by researchers at the INI
Ripples on a pond, the swell of ocean waves, your favourite song – these can all be described using sine waves. But how do we describe a sine wave?
A new machine learning framework provides doctors with a reliable tool to help diagnose Alzheimer's disease early.
Despite all the challenges it faced, the international mathematics community has come together to create an ICM in 2022 like no other.
Mark Braverman has won the Abacus Medal for a mathematical approach to solving problems while sharing as little information as possible.
Fields Medallist Duminil-Copin's work in statistical physics brings together his two loves – maths and physics.
Maynard went from a fascination with numbers as a young child to making spectacular contributions to number theory that have earned him a Fields Medal.
Hugo Duminil-Copin has been awarded a Fields Medal for solving longstanding problems in statistical physics. He told us about how his work brings together his two loves – maths and physics.
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.