## News from the world of Maths

We talk to Nalini Joshi about her mathematics, the International Mathematical Union, and her work in supporting women in mathematics.

Ali Nesin has been awarded the 2018 Leelavati Prize for creating a mathematical paradise for Turkish students and the world's mathematicians.

We talk to Jack Thorne about his lecture at the ICM 2018 and his work "faceting the gem stone" in number theory.

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.