## fields medal

In this podcast we ask Akshay Venkatesh what it feels like to win a Fields medal.

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.

Good news from the International Congress of Mathematicians!

In this video Fields medallist Figalli tells us about his work and what receiving such a high honour feels like.

Akshay Venkatesh has been awarded the Fields medal 2018 for his work exploring the boundaries of number theory.

Alessio Figalli has been awarded the Fields medal for his contributions, among other things, to optimal transport theory.

Caucher Birkar has been awarded the Fields medal for his contribution to algebraic geometry.

Peter Scholze has received the Fields medal 2018 for transforming arithmetic algebraic geometry.

The brilliant mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has died, aged just 40.

The Fields medallist reveals the beauty of numbers, how he drew inspiration from Sanskrit maths and a Rubik's cube, and how his maths fits with his tabla playing.