graph theory

Early career researchers have presented their work to politicians at the Houses of Parliament.

A bit of graph theory can help to identify key players in a criminal network.

Join us as we follow Kathryn Hess on a mathematical mystery tour of the marvellous intricacy of the brain!

Tracing the path of invading species using a famous problem in graph theory.

Double counting proves a neat result in graph theory.

From social science to neuroscience, networks are everywhere! In this package we bring together our best content on network and graph theory for you to peruse.

How fast can you tell whether two networks are the same?

Can you find a path through on this city map that crosses every bridge exactly once? Euler's answer to this problem started off the filed of graph theory.

How many possible genetic relationships are there between a collection of different species? The answer is mind-bogglingly large.

A famous question involving networks appears to have come closer to an answer.

Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?

Sometimes a piece of maths can be so neat and elegant, it makes you want to shout "eureka!" even if you haven't produced it yourself. One of our favourite examples is the art gallery problem.

  • Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words.

  • As COP28, the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, kicks off we look at how maths can help understand the climate crisis.

  • How do you create dramatic film out of mathematics? We find out with writer and director Timothy Lanzone.

  • Mathematics plays a central role in understanding how infectious diseases spread. This collection of articles looks at some basic concepts in epidemiology to help you understand this fascinating and important field, and set you up for further study.

  • Find out why the formula we use to work out conditional probabilities is true!

  • We talk about a play that explores the fascinating mathematical collaboration between the mathematicians GH Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan.