### Advising the Home Office

John Aston, Professor of Statistics at the Department for Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, has been appointed as the Home Office's new Chief Scientific Adviser.

### The Post Masters Placement Scheme: an adventure in interdisciplinary collaboration

The Post-Masters Placement scheme sends bright young Cambridge mathematicians to spend the summer with host partners in industry and other academic disciplines.

### Cambridge Perspectives: 'My Life in Physics' - Stephen Hawking

Watch Professor Stephen Hawking's public talk from his 75th Birthday Conference, held in July 2017.

### Gravity and Black Holes: Stephen Hawking's 75th Birthday Conference

The Centre for Theoretical Cosmology celebrated Professor Stephen Hawking's 75th birthday with a public symposium and scientific conference.

### Ellen Powell: What's it like doing a PhD at Cambridge?

Ellen Powell describes what it's like to tread in the footsteps of mathematicians like Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking.

### 'LIGO and Beyond - Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves': Professor Kip Thorne

Professor Kip Thorne's Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture at DAMTP in May 2017 explored the achievement for which he, Rainer Weiss and Barry Barish were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics less than six months later.

### Cambridge Perspectives: Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication

David Spiegelhalter and Alexandra Freeman talk about the new Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication.

### Changing the way we communicate risk

A new multidisciplinary centre aims to improve the way quantitative evidence is communicated, and empower the public to understand the statistics that shape their lives.

### LIGO detects new gravitational wave

Spacetime shivers: Faculty researchers help detect gravitational wave caused by colliding black holes 3 billion light years away.

### Cambridge Perspectives: Hosting the Women of Mathematics exhibition

Holly Krieger, Lecturer at the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, talks about helping to bring the Women of Mathematics exhibition to the Faculty.