mathematical modelling

If only the fittest survive, how can we explain the evolution of altruism? Mathematics has some answers.

Mathematical models predict how fast a rumour will spread and how many people it's likely to reach.

A model of the interaction between predators and prey explains why sometimes frogs appear to eat snakes.

Mathematicians explore how opinions spread through a society.

An insightful look at the climate models that predict our future.

Make your own climate prediction with this simple, but powerful, model!

Can mathematics predict the inevitable consequences of climate change? And more importantly, can it suggest ways to reduce, or even prevent some of these consequences?

China has recently revoked its one-child policy. What better occasion to explore the mathematics of population growth with a surprising example.

This article casts a mathematical eye over a famous non-game enjoyed by thousands of people up and down the UK every week.

Stephen Hawking's successor as Lucasian Professor studies the maths of soft matter.