Category: Press Releases

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Mathematics Promotion Unit

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.

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2015 Abel Prize Winners Announced

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.

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2012 David Crighton Award

The Councils of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) and the London Mathematical Society (LMS) have awarded the 2012 David Crighton Medal.

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Mathematics: made to measure

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.

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How to Talk Maths in Public

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.