### Student snapshots: Vishal Gupta

Vishal Gupta studied Mathematics as an undergraduate at Cambridge and has just completed Part III. He tells us about what most appeals to him about maths, his experience as one of the inaugural cohort of Martingale Scholars, and why he hopes to inspire others to apply to Cambridge too.

### Professor Sir John Aston FRS appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research

Professor Sir John Aston, Harding Professor of Statistics in Public Life in DPMMS, has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research at the University of Cambridge.

### Professor Anne-Christine Davis awarded OBE

Professor Anne-Christine Davis, from the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, has been awarded an OBE in the King's Birthday Honours list published in June 2024.

### The power of collaboration: celebrating the mathematics of Timothy Gowers

Mathematicians from around the world gathered at the Isaac Newton Institute in April 2024 to celebrate both the mathematics and the 60th birthday of Professor Sir Tim Gowers FRS.

### Cambridge snapshots: Irene Abril Cabezas

Irene Abril Cabezas is a PhD student in DAMTP, and is one of the young scientists selected to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in July 2024. She tells us about her research studying the afterglow light from the Big Bang to learn more about the very beginning of the Universe and the subsequent distribution of dark matter across cosmic time.

### Government Chief Scientific Adviser maths challenge for National Numeracy Day

To celebrate National Numeracy Day in May 2024, the Government Office for Science and Government Chief Scientific Adviser teamed up with our MMP outreach project.

### Four members of the Mathematics departments elected Fellows of the Royal Society

John Aston and Oscar Randal-Williams, from DPMMS, and Eric Lauga and Mihaela van der Schaar, from DAMTP, have all been recognised for their outstanding work.

### Cambridge Perspectives: Ray Goldstein

In this video interview Ray Goldstein, Alan Turing Professor of Complex Physical Systems at DAMTP, tells us about his work in mathematical biology and how the simplest organisms on Earth can shed light on what happens inside our own bodies.

### Unravelling the secrets of life

Ray Goldstein, Alan Turing Professor of Complex Physical Systems at DAMTP, works on an area where Turing's legacy has had huge impact: mathematical biology. He tells us more about this work, and how mathematics can help shed light on fascinating problems in evolution.

### A quantum leap: mapping DNA diversity with quantum computing

A collaboration led by DAMTP's Dr Sergii Strelchuk has been awarded up to $3.5 million in funding to explore the potential of quantum computing in one of the most exciting new areas in biomedical science.