News from ICM 2018, Brazil

"I like the way coincidence plays a part in the subject." Jack Thorne, from the University of Cambridge, gave an invited lecture at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018 on number theory. He talks to us about how his work is a little like "faceting a gemstone."


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Ivan Smith is Professor of Geometry at the University of Cambridge and gave an invited lecture at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018 (ICM). We talk to him about his work and what he likes about the ICM.

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We talk to Maria Esteban, mathematician and President of the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, about her work, her talk at the World Meeting for Women in Mathematics, and her recent honorary membership of the London Mathematical Society.

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Masaki Kashiwara (PHOTO PABLO COSTA/ICM2018)

Masaki Kashiwara has won the International Congress of Mathematicians. This medal celebrates those who have made outstanding...

If you have ever been in an MRI scanner you'll appreciate the work that Donoho is being honoured for with the Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018. His research has revolutionised this imaging technique, leading to significant shortening of the time patients have to spent in...