First specialist maths college was opened in the former Soviet Union by distinguished mathematician Andrey Kolmogorov
An Oxford scientist develped an equation to back up scientific achievements
The prime was discovered by a US mathematician using a computer programme
Grothendieck’s five children are disputing what they say is the paltry valuation of €45,000 placed on at least 30,000 pages of the documents by the French national library
The mathematician became one of the founding fathers of modern computer science and engineering – despite never finishing school
Teachers have suspended what would have been the first strike action against one of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s flagship free schools.
Plans to ratchet up the minimum targets in literacy and numeracy for primary schools are being considered by ministers.
Teachers at one of Education Secretary Michael Gove’s flagship free schools are staging a series of walkouts from Thursday over what they see as an attempt to introduce “zero-hour” contracts at their school.
At around 3pm on Monday afternoon the Delhi traffic police issued an unlikely-sounding message by means of social media.
Shadow minister tells ‘The Independent’ those who refuse training will lose benefits
I was waiting for the Australian author, Christos Tsiolkas to begin his first UK event this week and, as the audience filed in from the drizzle, I noticed a particular absence in the room. That of women. It was just me until – phew – three others slunk in. Tsiolkas's reading at a Bloomsbury basement bar had been organised by the bookshop Gay's the Word, so the clue was in the title, but I was thrown at first, to be among an audience with shared affinities that reared themselves – fascinatingly – during the discussion.
Concorde engineer says her profession is perfect for girls
Bethany Doughty worked as an actuary for 10 years before deciding to retrain as a maths teacher. It has proved to be a lifechanging move, for all the right reasons…
“The new curriculum has no rationale and no precedent,” claims international primary maths expert
Former members of the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force have a lot to offer – experience of life, for a start
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