## News from the world of Maths

László Lovász has won one half of the Abel Prize 2021 for fundamental contributions to theoretical computer science and discrete maths.

From rabbits, to beauty, to myths and more – we celebrate Pi Day with the shiniest and most irrational of numbers!

From the mathematics of shuffling to tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, we've really enjoyed speaking to all of these female mathematicians about their work over the last year.

What's the safest way to reopen schools? And can testing make things better?

*Plus*is proud to join forces with leading epidemiologists from the JUNIPER consortium.

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.