## News from the world of Maths

We talk to Ivan Smith, invited lecturer at the ICM 2018, about his work and what he likes about the Congress.

In these two videos Akshay Venkatesh tells us about winning the Fields Medal, what he enjoys about maths, and introduces us to the ideas in his work.

We talk to Maria Esteban, mathematician and President of the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

Nearly 18 million students took part in Brazil's maths olympiad for schools!

Masaki Kashiwara wins the Chern medal for his "outstanding and foundational

contributions to algebraic analysis and representation theory sustained over a period of

almost 50 years."

If you have ever been in an MRI scanner you'll appreciate the work that Donoho is being honoured for with this prestigious prize.

Good news from the International Congress of Mathematicians!

We speak to Cheryl Praeger about her mathematics and encouraging the next generation of mathematicians.