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Read more at: Jack Thorne receives 2022 New Horizons Prize

Jack Thorne receives 2022 New Horizons Prize

Jack Thorne, Professor of Number Theory at the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, has been awarded a prestigious 2022 New Horizons in Mathematics Prize.


Read more at: On the road to dark energy

On the road to dark energy

We may be a little closer to a direct detection of dark energy, thanks to Professor Anne-Christine Davis and Dr Sunny Vagnozzi from the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and their collaborators.



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Professor Michael Green FRS awarded Royal Medal 2021

Michael Green, former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, has been awarded the Royal Society's 2021 Royal Medal, honouring his crucial and influential contributions to the development of string theory.


Read more at: Hidden figures in Cambridge mathematics

Hidden figures in Cambridge mathematics

Mathematics at Cambridge is open to everyone and there's a passionate drive to increase diversity among staff and students. The Hidden Figures in Mathematics event, which took place as part of the Cambridge Festival, was part of a range of activities to support this commitment.



Read more at: The joy of playing in everyone's backyard

The joy of playing in everyone's backyard

Sir John Aston, Harding Professor of Statistics in Public Life and recently Chief Scientific Adviser to the Home Office, has been knighted in the 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours in recognition of his services to statistics and public policymaking.


Read more at: Preserving Stephen Hawking's legacy for future generations

Preserving Stephen Hawking's legacy for future generations

In a major acquisition by the nation, Stephen Hawking’s personal archive and office will be preserved by Cambridge University Library and the Science Museum for researchers and the public to explore.



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Cambridge Perspectives: Stephen Hawking Archive

In this video, Professor Paul Shellard, Director of the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at DAMTP, Dr Jessica Gardner, the University Librarian, and members of Professor Hawking's family discuss the significance of the Hawking archive and some of the insights it provides.


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Cambridge Perspectives: Applying Mathematics to Healthcare

In the first of a new series of events, Professor Julia Gog OBE, Professor Paul Linden FRS and Professor Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb discuss some of the ways mathematics is contributing to global healthcare.



Read more at: Developing statistics: Richard Samworth elected FRS

Developing statistics: Richard Samworth elected FRS

Professor Richard Samworth, Director of the Statistical Laboratory at DPMMS, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society for his fundamental contributions to the development of modern statistical methodology and theory.


Read more at: Seeing traffic through new eyes

Seeing traffic through new eyes

In a new interdisciplinary project, mathematicians from DAMTP are using artificial intelligence to improve traffic, helping to protect the environment and human health.