In our new competition we want you to make a poster aimed at showcasing a famous equation.
Well done! You’ve made it through over a decade of compulsory education, and from now on it’s up to you to choose what you study. You’ve probably given some thought to your future career, and your choice of subjects is likely to be based upon what you intend to do after leaving school. Read more!
The e16+ Newsletter is aimed at 16 – 19 and keeps readers up to date with mathematical news, people, and activities.
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The American rock band OK Go are best known for their unusual music videos, often shot in one continuous take. The video of their single Here it Goes Again became a YouTube hit, featuring the band doing a choreographed dance on treadmills, and reaching over 50 million views before it was reposted.
Maths skills play a big role in baking. Learn how Bake Off contestants use maths to boost their bakes and beat the competition.
Training for a maths exam is a bit like training for a big running race – you can’t just read about the theory, you need to do as much practice as possible. Practicing past papers is the number one tip for revising for a maths exam.
It takes around four months to produce a new vaccine, meaning that when pandemic strikes, vaccines won’t be the first line of defence. Instead researchers rely on mathematical models which predict how a disease might spread.
What will you do once you have finished your maths degree? One of the big challenges is actually being able to put a name to some of the jobs which are out there. Most technical job titles don’t contain the word maths or mathematician, even though they are suitable for people with maths degrees.
A-level Mathematics is one of the most widely accepted and respected subject choices by universities. Read about how it can enhance your course options.
We celebrate Pi day by looking at the life of Ludolph van Ceulen (1540-1610), a mathematician and fencing teacher who spent around 25 years of his life calculating Pi to 35 decimal places.
A mathematician from Loughborough University and her filmmaker sister have produced a short film for International Women’s Day this year featuring cameos by women mathematicians around the globe.
You might think football and mathematics have nothing in common. Prepare to be surprised by five links between mathematics and the beautiful game. The perfect football A lot of research has been done into what makes the perfect football. Applied mathematics research has shown that the smoothness of a football affects the spin and speed […]
Talitha Washington is a professor of mathematics at Howard University who is passionate about improving ethnic minority access to STEM subjects in the USA.
Does being good at maths help you earn more? Will studying maths help you secure an interesting and well-paid career? Will there be more or less maths jobs on offer in the future? These are all questions to ask when you are choosing your A-levels or degree. The Smith Review In 2017 Sir Adrian Smith […]