The Mathematics Promotion Unit (MPU) seeks out opportunities for bringing mathematics, and the role of mathematics, to the attention of policymakers and advisers, the wider public and the media.
The number of A-level mathematics entries across the UK is up 4.4% on last year, with 92,711 students sitting the exam.
A new exhibition celebrating the life and legacy of one of the world’s finest mathematicians, will open in his home city this summer.
The President of the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters, Kirsti Strøm Bull, today announced the winners of the 2015 Abel Prize – considered by many to be the ‘Nobel Prize’ for mathematics.
The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) is delighted to announce that five of its members are among a list of 100 Leading UK Scientists.
Top graduates will be enticed into a rewarding career as a mathematics teacher with a prestigious £25,000 training scholarship led by highly regarded mathematical institutions.
Top graduates will be enticed into a rewarding career as a mathematics teacher with a prestigious £20,000 training scholarship led by highly regarded mathematical institutions.
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has today published the report it commissioned from Deloitte on the economic benefits of mathematical science research in the UK.
Anyone who uses a car regularly will often be frustrated by the perceived injustice of high fuel duty levied by government.
The Councils of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) and the London Mathematical Society (LMS) have awarded the 2012 David Crighton Medal.
Figures released today by the Joint Council for Qualifications show that Mathematics entries are continuing to grow year on year at both A-level and AS.
The Ofsted triennial review of school mathematics teaching, Mathematics: made to measure, which is published today, provides an in-depth analysis of the state of mathematics teaching in our primary and secondary schools.
The Institute welcomes Carol Vorderman’s report – A world-class mathematics education for all our young people – on the health of mathematics education in this country.
Professor John Barrow, FRS, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge will receive the Christopher Zeeman Medal for the Promotion of Mathematics to the Public.
Professor John Willard Milnor, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Stony Brook University, New York has been awarded the 2011 Abel Prize ‘for pioneering discoveries in topology, geometry and algebra
Craig Mahoney announces the decision to close the HEA’s 24 Subject Centres, and in particular the Subject Centre for Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research (MSOR).
The number of A-level Mathematics entries across the UK is up 6.2% on last year, with 77,001 students sitting the exam. The number of entries is now higher than it has been for 18 years.
A group of mathematicians is hitting the streets of Manchester this week in a bid to win over shoppers and passers-by, combining the seemingly disparate worlds of mathematics and busking.