## News from the world of Maths

If you're interested in maths events for a general audience, then try the new Pop Math international events calendar!

Modelling shows that your choice of how many households you bubble with this Christmas can make a real difference to the spread COVID-19.

Our favourite communicator of risk talks about the statistics of COVID-19, the quality of government briefings, and how to counter misinformation.

We're proud to announce the launch of a documentary we have been working on together with the Discovery Channel and the Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology in Cambridge.

New research shows that ventilation is crucial and that masks are effective.

Henry Wilton has won a Whitehead Prize for work that combines geometry and algebra.

Maria Bruna has won a Whitehead Prize for finding a systematic way of simplifying complex systems.

Holly Krieger has won a Whitehead Prize for work that combines number theory and dynamical systems.