List by Author: Rachel Thomas
Calculus has long been key to describing the world. Now fractional calculus is providing new ways of describing complex systems.
The maths behind the S-curves that allow us to tell if a new variant is on the rise.
How to tell quickly if a new variant is on the rise.
How long does it take for one person to infect another?
This inspiring conference featured speakers from Africa, the US, the Caribbean and the UK. Here are some highlights.
The organisers of a new INI programme explain why we need to know more about the maths behind machine learning and deep neural networks.
Join us as we follow Kathryn Hess on a mathematical mystery tour of the marvellous intricacy of the brain!
Lateral flow tests have become a common feature in our lives. What impact can they have on managing COVID-19?
Could COVID-19 change our expectations for clear air indoors?
Can physics shed new light on understanding language? An exciting new approach that brings together theoretical physics, mathematics and computer science might give us a new way to capture what makes a language unique.
Trying to work out the real time incidence of a disease in the middle of pandemic has never been done before, but the team behind the ONS COVID-19 Infection Survey have developed a way to do just that.
There have been accusations that the modelling projecting the course of the pandemic was too pessimistic. Are they justified?
We all know what turbulence is, but nobody understands it.
Find out about the beautifully intuitive concept that lies at the heart of calculus.
Mathematicians help with clearing the massive NHS backlog for heart conditions.
In some sense, all of maths should come under the label "logic", and in this collection of articles we try to explain why.