News from the world of Maths

May 5, 2016

Where does our ability to do abstract maths come from? A new study sheds some fascinating light on the question.

April 29, 2016
You may not have heard his name, but you're making use of his work every single day: Claude Shannon, hailed the father of the information age, would have turned 100 this week.
April 29, 2016

Vicky explains how maths is an adventure that's really worth having.

April 26, 2016

A very strange way of explaining away the strangeness of quantum mechanics.

April 22, 2016

Carola tells us about her work in the field of image analysis, her favourite mathematical moments, and why creativity is so important in maths.

April 12, 2016

Why a time-honoured statistical tool is becoming problematic.

March 29, 2016

Using the trajectory of a billiard ball to assign customers to queues.

March 24, 2016

Mathematician Katie Steckles tells us about her favourite mathematical moments and why being creative is essential in maths.