News from the world of Maths

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.

March 18, 2020

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

March 17, 2020

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

March 16, 2020

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

March 13, 2020

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

February 29, 2020

The "free-range mathematician" and "architect of particle physics" has passed away in Princeton.

February 13, 2020

As the world prepares for the worst, we explore the maths that can help us stop a pandemic.