List by Author: Rachel Thomas
To work out how a disease will spread you need to know the time between infections.
What is the growth rate and what does it tell us about an epidemic?
New research reported at this year's Black Heroes of Mathematics conference is changing lives around the world.
Can mathematics help reshape our hospital networks?
Generating electricity without the use of fossil fuels is not just an engineering and industrial challenge, it is also a huge mathematical challenge.
The mathematics of tomography has revolutionised modern medicine by allowing us to see inside a person's body and saved countless lives. Now new mathematics is being developed to give us an even better view.
Andrew Wiles's proof of Fermat's Last Theorem solved a centuries-old problem by opening a door onto the future of mathematics.
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!
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?
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
Some practical tips to help you when you need it most!
As COP28, the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, kicks off we look at how maths can help understand the climate crisis.
How do you create dramatic film out of mathematics? We find out with writer and director Timothy Lanzone.
Mathematics plays a central role in understanding how infectious diseases spread. This collection of articles looks at some basic concepts in epidemiology to help you understand this fascinating and important field, and set you up for further study.
Find out why the formula we use to work out conditional probabilities is true!
- We talk about a play that explores the fascinating mathematical collaboration between the mathematicians GH Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan.