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How to solve a problem like mathematics
A generation of lost mathematicians
W. W. Sawyer passes away
Great educational thinker dies
Abstract ideas better than real-world examples for maths learning
Will new maths GCSEs leave students unprepared?
ACME criticises split maths GCSEs
is both an artist and a mathematician, who declared 2005 her Special Year for art and maths. Find out what she got up to, and what it's like being a part of both worlds.
Career interview: maths teacher
Adrian Dow has a huge change ahead of him: after fourteen years in the UK and around the world, he's about to return to his native Trinidad with the ultimate aim to open his own school.
intercepted him on the way to the airport.
North and south
UK students visit South Africa
The Further Maths Network has been launched
More opportunities to study further maths
Convergence: Where Mathematics, History and Teaching Interact
A new resource for maths teachers
Career interview: Financial maths course director
Riaz Ahmad's mathematical career has led him from the complexities of blood flow to the risks of the financial markets via underwater acoustics.
found out how maths can explain all this and more.
Don't judge a black hole by its area
Find out how some black holes are bigger on the inside than they are on the outside.
Happy birthday Claude Shannon!
You may not have heard his name, but you're making use of his work every single day: Claude Shannon, hailed...
Snakes and adders
How can an electronic device fed on a diet of 0s and 1s perform complex tasks? We explore the workings of...
Maths in a minute: The central limit theorem
Opinion polls, election forecasts, testing new medical drugs — none of these would be possible without the...
Preserving species in the face of climate change
Can mathematics predict the inevitable consequences of climate change? And more importantly, can it suggest...
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