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Career - Mathematics - 09.12.2020
Major European grants for four UofG researchers
Four researchers from the University of Glasgow have received frontier research funding grants from the European Research Council.

Mathematics - Pedagogy - 08.12.2020
Pupils in England improving in maths but falling behind in science
Mathematics performance has significantly improved for year 5 pupils in England since 2015 but in year 9 science results have significantly declined, report UCL researchers who have analysed England's performance in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study. The 2019 National Report for England, written by researchers from the UCL Institute of Education, was funded by the Department for Education.

Mathematics - 30.07.2020
Bristol working with the Office for National Statistics to aid local UN Sustainable Development Goal data reporting across the UK
The ONS is one of the leading data institutes globally in the reporting of SDG data, with headline data for 78 per cent of the SDG indicators.

Health - Mathematics - 24.07.2020
New 2.6m centre seeks to improve care for critically ill
Scientists at a new UCL centre will use tools such as machine learning to analyse intensive care data from two London hospitals to find clues that will improve the care of critically ill adults and babies.

Health - Mathematics - 16.07.2020
Mathematicians warn of risk of complacency over herd immunity levels needed to halt Covid-19 pandemic
Optimistic predictions that 'herd immunity' could be reached with fewer than 40 percent of the population infected or vaccinated should not be relied upon With no vaccine and the disease still preval

Life Sciences - Mathematics - 29.04.2020
The Royal Society announces election of new Fellows 2020
Nine Cambridge scientists are among the new Fellows announced today by the Royal Society. At this time of global crisis, the importance of scientific thinking, and the medicines, technologies and insights it delivers, has never been clearer.

Astronomy / Space Science - Mathematics - 24.04.2020

Health - Mathematics - 20.04.2020
Opinion: Why counting coronavirus deaths is not an exact science
Statisticians Professor Gianluca Baio (UCL Statistical Science) and Professor Marta Blangiardo (Imperial College London) explain why it's hard to calculate the actual number of deaths due to Covid-19 and the steps that need taking to make sense of what is happening. Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Right? Well, not quite.

Mathematics - Physics - 26.03.2020
Growing plants without soil amongst frontier projects backed by President’s fund
Three projects that push the boundaries of science have received funds from the President's Excellence Fund for Frontier Research.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 14.02.2020
Playing cupid
Especially for Valentine's Day, Game Theory expert Dr Nicos Georgiou looks into the mathematics of dating.

Mathematics - Social Sciences - 13.02.2020
Women in STEM: Dr Natasha Morrison
Dr Natasha Morrison is a Research Fellow in mathematics at Sidney Sussex College and a member of the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics.

Mathematics - 15.01.2020
Maths that feels good - creating learning resources for blind students
An international team of researchers has developed a method for easily creating textbooks in Braille, with an initial focus on maths textbooks.

Health - Mathematics - 28.12.2019

Mathematics - 06.09.2019
Sum of three cubes for 42 finally solved - using real life planetary computer
Hot on the heels of the ground-breaking 'Sum-Of-Three-Cubes' solution for the number 33, a team led by the University of Bristol and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has solved the final piece of the famous 65-year-old maths puzzle with an answer for the most elusive number of all - 42.

Social Sciences - Mathematics - 08.06.2019

Health - Mathematics - 15.03.2019
Biological blockbusters and viral bloodletting: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From the first footage of lung cells forming, to a study of the viral impacts of self-flagellation, here is some quick-read news from across the College. Biological blockbuster A new method for imaging slices of lung tissue may have scientists reaching for the popcorn.

Mathematics - Life Sciences - 10.12.2018
Researchers share their fascination with maths at Imperial Lates
The wonders of the mathematical universe were on show at the latest Imperial Latest public evening event.

Computer Science - Mathematics - 11.09.2018
AI experts from Imperial and France reveal exciting applications for healthcare
The world's top AI and machine learning experts from fields such as big data, healthcare and neurotechnology showcased their research yesterday.

Mathematics - Event - 01.08.2018

Sport - Mathematics - 24.07.2018
New video game teaches teens about electricity
A new video game, designed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, gives teenagers an understanding of electricity by solving a series of puzzles in a bid to encourage more of them to study engineering at university.

Mathematics - 13.07.2018

Mathematics - 06.07.2018
City size plays crucial role in migration patterns
People from smaller cities are more likely to migrate than people from larger cities, according to a new study by UCL academics.

Mathematics - Event - 29.05.2018
Sir Andrew Wiles appointed first Regius Professor of Mathematics at Oxford
Oxford mathematician Sir Andrew Wiles, renowned for his proof of Fermat's Last Theorem, has been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen to be Oxford's first Regius Professor of Mathematics.

Health - Mathematics - 07.05.2018
Early warning tool for breast cancer prediction in SE Asian women
A researcher at The University of Nottingham Malaysia is collaborating with scientists at Cancer Research Malaysia , Singapore and the United Kingdom to develop a new early warning tool that could help to predict which women in South East Asia are most at risk of developing breast cancer. The work of Dr Weang Kee Ho in the University's Department of Applied Mathematics could help to find out whether it is possible to target expensive mammographic screening at women who are most likely to be affected, enabling doctors to detect the disease in its early stages when it is most treatable.

Sport - Mathematics - 28.03.2018
World Cup stickers
The task of completing this year's Panini World Cup sticker book will typically set you back around £774, according to a mathematician at Cardiff University.