The holy grail for 21st century physics is to produce a unified theory of everything — M-theory is a prime candidate. Find out more in this video.

Masaki Shigemori works on black holes and spacetime bubbles. Find out more in this video.

Sanjaye Ramgoolam uses techniques from physics in linguistics, the study of languages. Find out more about this surprising connection between physics, maths and language in this video.

Fields medallist Caucher Birkar tells us about his work and his unusual mathematical journey.

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

Clément Mouhot tells us about his work trying to understand some of the most beautiful structures in mathematics and physics.

We talk to Ivan Smith, invited lecturer at the ICM 2018, about his work and what he likes about the Congress.

We talk to June Barrow-Green about the history of women in mathematics.

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

We talk to two of the organisers of the ICM 2022 in Saint Petersburg.

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.