News from the world of Maths

June 26, 2020

New episodes of Pointless, the addictive TV quiz show, return today! Celebrate with John Haigh and some fascinating Pointless maths!

May 28, 2020

Mathematical models can help the nation return to (some sort of) normality.

May 27, 2020

Mathematicians are helping to develop an AI tool to help with diagnosing COVID-19 and making prognoses for infected patients.

May 26, 2020

How far can virus-carrying droplets fly in different environments — from buses to supermarkets? Maths can provide some answers.

April 21, 2020

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.

April 1, 2020

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

March 31, 2020

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.

March 23, 2020

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