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Read more at: Four members of the Mathematics departments elected Fellows of the Royal Society

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.


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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.



Read more at: Unravelling the secrets of life

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.


Read more at: A quantum leap: mapping DNA diversity with quantum computing

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.



Read more at: Training AI models to answer 'what if?' questions could improve medical treatments

Training AI models to answer 'what if?' questions could improve medical treatments

An international team, including researchers in DAMTP, has found that a comparatively new area of machine learning could make medical treatments safer, more efficient, and more personalised.


Read more at: Swarming cicadas, stock traders, and the wisdom of the crowd

Swarming cicadas, stock traders, and the wisdom of the crowd

DAMTP research shows that the springtime emergence of vast swarms of cicadas can be explained by a mathematical model of collective decision-making similar to those describing stock market crashes.



Read more at: Contagious Maths: bringing mathematical research into the classroom

Contagious Maths: bringing mathematical research into the classroom

New resources launched by Professor Julia Gog and the Faculty's outreach project link mathematical research to the school curriculum, to highlight the role of maths in tackling real-world problems.


Read more at: Shadow Secretary of State visits Cambridge to discuss AI policy and innovation

Shadow Secretary of State visits Cambridge to discuss AI policy and innovation

The Shadow Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, Peter Kyle MP, visited Cambridge in January 2024 to discuss AI policy and innovation.



Read more at: Oscar Randal-Williams takes up the Sadleirian Professorship of Pure Mathematics

Oscar Randal-Williams takes up the Sadleirian Professorship of Pure Mathematics

Congratulations to Oscar Randal-Williams, who has been elected to the prestigious Sadleirian Professorship of Pure Mathematics in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics.


Read more at: Cambridge snapshots: Kweku Abraham

Cambridge snapshots: Kweku Abraham

Dr Kweku Abraham is a postdoctoral researcher in statistics in DPMMS, working on the mathematics of deep learning. He tells us about why he enjoys statistics, revisiting a favourite mathematical moment, and what life as an early career researcher involves.