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Read more at: The mathematical forces that fought COVID-19

The mathematical forces that fought COVID-19

While the COVID-19 pandemic separated us physically, it also caused parts of our communities to pull together to meet the challenge. One group of people who have done this particularly well are mathematicians — with members of the Mathematics Faculty playing a leading role.


Read more at: Cambridge snapshots: Tamara Grossmann

Cambridge snapshots: Tamara Grossmann

Tamara Grossmann, final year PhD student at the Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information, tells us about her work in image analysis, a typical day as a researcher, and her role in encouraging more women and non-binary people into the field.



Read more at: Bringing things together

Bringing things together

Po-Ling Loh and Varun Jog have finally been able to bring their careers together with their move to the Maths Faculty, with DPMMS providing an ideal setting to further their work.


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.