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The United Kingdom has three main professional organisations representing mathematicians and statisticians. The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, the London Mathematical Society, and the Royal Statistical Society.
Where ever you look in nature you will find patterns. From the seeds in the flower under your nose to the flow of the wind around you and the flock of swallows overhead, some patterns keep occurring again and again. The essence of mathematics is a series of simple rules that produce complex consequences. And nowhere are these complex consequences more apparent than in the natural world.