## News from the world of Maths

We reflect on the late John Conway, the thoughts he shared with us over two interviews, and the experience of meeting him as a person and a mathematician.

How do people in different countries feel about the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures taken by their governments?

An urgent call has gone out to the scientific modelling community to help fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Two Cambridge mathematicians are helping to lead the charge.

David Spiegelhalter, expert in risk and evidence communication, tells us how well the UK government has done so far communicating about Covid-19.

This year's Abel Prize has been awarded to Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis.

A study into Covid-19 suggests that flattening the curve will take longer and harder measures than previously hoped.

We celebrate Karen Uhlenbeck, first female winner of the Abel Prize, and some of the other female mathematicians we met over the last year.

Since pi is the number of round things, we devote this year's pi day celebrations to...curvature!