List by Author: Rachel Thomas

New artificial intelligence tool for diagnosing Alzheimer's

A new machine learning framework provides doctors with a reliable tool to help diagnose Alzheimer's disease early.

Helsinki 2022: an ICM like no other

Despite all the challenges it faced, the international mathematics community has come together to create an ICM in 2022 like no other.

A short introduction to the work of Mark Braverman

Mark Braverman has won the Abacus Medal for a mathematical approach to solving problems while sharing as little information as possible.

A short introduction to the work of Hugo Duminil-Copin

Fields Medallist Duminil-Copin's work in statistical physics brings together his two loves – maths and physics.

A short introduction to the work of James Maynard

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.

The Fields Medals 2022: Hugo Duminil-Copin

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.

The Abacus Medal 2022: Mark Braverman

Mark Braverman has won the Abacus Medal for developing the theory of information complexity. He told us about the role of communication in computation, and why a mathematical view can help you understand how to solve problems while sharing as little information as possible.

The Fields Medals 2022: James Maynard

James Maynard has won a field medal for his work in number theory. He told us how he went from a fascination with numbers as a young child to making spectacular contributions to number theory.

Can maths help improve the communities of the future?

Now it's the turn of mathematicians to help to improve the communities of the future.

The calculus of the complex

Calculus has long been key to describing the world. Now fractional calculus is providing new ways of describing complex systems.

How maths can help you get ahead of the S-curve

The maths behind the S-curves that allow us to tell if a new variant is on the rise.

Logistic growth: The mathematics of COVID variants

How to tell quickly if a new variant is on the rise.

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