Podcasts from ICM 2018, Brazil

Constantinos Daskalakis.

Constantinos Daskalakis has been awarded the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize
at the International
Congress of...

Ivan Smith.

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...

Stanislav Smirnov and Andrei Okounkov.

The next International Congress of Mathematicians will take place in 2022 Saint Petersburg. We were lucky to catch up with two of its organisers, Stanislav Smirnov and Andrei Okounkov, during a very busy break at the current ICM, to ask them why they...

Nalini Joshi has just been elected Vice President of the International Mathematical Union (IMU), which organises the International Congress of Mathematicians and awards the Prizes. We talk to her about the work of the IMU, her own work in mathematics, and the SAGE programme she has helped set up to improve gender equity in STEM subjects in...

"Mathematics is a science of structures and the main equations of physics are some of the most beautiful structures we can find." Clément Mouhot, from the University of Cambridge, gave an invited lecture at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018 (ICM). We talk to him about his work on...

Cheryl Praeger is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Western Australia. As well as attending International Congress of Mathematicians 2018 as a mathematician, she is also here as a past executive member of the...

Jack Thorne.

"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. In this podcast he talks to us...

David Donoho.

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...

Maria Esteban.

We talk to Maria Esteban, mathematician and President of the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, about her work, her talk at the...

June Barrow-Green.

June Barrow-Green is a professor at the Open University, UK. We caught up with her at the International Congress of Mathematics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to find out about the history of women in mathematics...