women in mathematics

Nilanjana Datta works in quantum information theory. She loves how mathematics can describe nature simply and elegantly.

Anne-Christine Davis is a professor of theoretical physics whose long career has seen attitudes towards women change for the better. She had to put up with quite a lot at the start.

Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb uses mathematics to process and analyse images. She loves the collaborative nature of maths.

Natalia Berloff is a professor of applied mathematics. It was a problem in network theory that lured her into the exciting world of maths when she was ten years old.

To celebrate international women's day we bring you some favourite articles from the last year that have been written by (or with major input from) women.

We're celebrating the occasion with some favourite talks by female mathematicians of the last year.

Ada Lovelace, born 200 years ago this month, is hailed the world's first computer programmer. What exactly was her contribution to computer science?

We celebrate the 200th birthday of Ada Lovelace, who anticipated modern computers long before they were built, with a look at her life and work.

Present and future mathematicians celebrating women from across the mathematical sciences.

We are thrilled that brilliant mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has been awarded a Fields medal – the first woman to be recognised.