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Read more at: Fermat's Last Theorem - from history to new mathematics

Fermat's Last Theorem - from history to new mathematics

It's thirty years since Andrew Wiles announced his proof of Fermat's Last Theorem. Discover how this enabled new advances in which researchers from DPMMS are playing a leading role.


Read more at: Welcome to our new Entrepreneur in Residence

Welcome to our new Entrepreneur in Residence

The Cambridge Mathematics departments are delighted to welcome Dr Ewan Kirk as our first Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence.



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Cambridge perspectives: In conversation with Ewan Kirk

Dr Ewan Kirk is Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences. In this video interview he tells us about his route from mathematics to finance, what entrepreneurialism is all about, and what he is planning to do as EiR.


Read more at: Mapping the impact of maths

Mapping the impact of maths

The impact of the Faculty's research and outreach has been highlighted in a new report and interactive map produced by the University of Cambridge.



Read more at: Unlocking the potential of blood tests through AI

Unlocking the potential of blood tests through AI

Researchers from DAMTP are helping to develop one of the largest-scale applications yet of machine learning in medicine and healthcare. Discover more about the BloodCounts! project.


Read more at: Professor Ivan Smith elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Professor Ivan Smith elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Ivan Smith, Professor of Geometry at the Department for Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS), has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society. 



Read more at: Cambridge snapshots: Daniel Kreuter

Cambridge snapshots: Daniel Kreuter

Daniel Kreuter is a PhD student in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. He tells us about his work on the BloodCounts! project, which uses machine learning to make optimal use of the billions of blood tests performed every year around the globe.


Read more at: Mapping dark matter

Mapping dark matter

New findings have been released by an international collaboration involving DAMTP researchers. They reveal the most detailed map of dark matter distributed across a quarter of the entire sky, reaching deep into the cosmos.



Read more at: Cambridge snapshots: Emma Beniston

Cambridge snapshots: Emma Beniston

Emma Beniston is currently in the third year (Part II) of her undergraduate Mathematics degree at the University of Cambridge. She discusses what she loves about maths, experiencing research life through a summer internship, and what she is planning for the future.


Read more at: Giant underwater waves affect the ocean’s ability to store carbon

Giant underwater waves affect the ocean’s ability to store carbon

New research has shed light on the important role underwater waves deep below the ocean’s surface – some up to 500 metres tall – play in how the ocean stores heat and carbon.