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Read more at: Faculty researchers' leading role in tackling COVID-19

Faculty researchers' leading role in tackling COVID-19

Two mathematicians from the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Michael Cates and Julia Gog, have played a vital role in coordinating the UK's scientific response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Read more at: James Maynard wins Fields Medal

James Maynard wins Fields Medal

James Maynard, an alumnus of the Maths Faculty, has been award a Fields Medal at the 2022 International Congress of Mathematicians



Read more at: Five Cambridge mathematicians to speak at the ICM 2022

Five Cambridge mathematicians to speak at the ICM 2022

Five mathematicians from the Mathematics Faculty have been invited to speak at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), which takes place virtually in July.


Read more at: COSMOS: From black holes to Hollywood

COSMOS: From black holes to Hollywood

The COSMOS supercomputer, designed to probe the deepest mysteries of our Universe, has had a significant impact on high performance computing back here on Earth. The technical advances it has inspired power applications in a wide range of areas, from the medical sector to Hollywood CGI.



Read more at: Supporting healthcare with AI

Supporting healthcare with AI

Could artificial intelligence support medical doctors in their work? The Cambridge Mathematics of Information in Healthcare Hub (CMIH) aims to make this vision a reality.


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Cambridge Perspectives: Unveiling Mysteries of the Quantum World

Dr Maria Ubiali and Dr Sergii Strelchuk discuss how developments in computational machine learning can reveal mysteries of the quantum world, and how quantum effects can be applied in turn to revolutionise the ways scientists process information.



Read more at: Number theory: the excitement of the unexpected

Number theory: the excitement of the unexpected

Rong Zhou recently joined DPMMS as a Lecturer. We caught up with him to talk about equations that can’t be solved, surprising connections in number theory, and the energy of the Faculty.


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Raising the next generation of problem-solvers

The Faculty's NRICH mathematics education project focuses on developing problem-solving, and is celebrating 25 years of support for schools, teachers, students and parents.



Read more at: Investing in mathematical connections

Investing in mathematical connections

Ailsa Keating, from the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, has been awarded a prestigious Starting Grant from the European Research Council to further her research into the symmetries of symplectic spaces.


Read more at: Cambridge snapshots: Matthew Wales

Cambridge snapshots: Matthew Wales

Matthew Wales is a PhD student at the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics. Here he tells us about the joys of pure mathematics, how it feels to produce your very own mathematical result, and the importance of coffee in the world of maths.