Celebrate Pi Day with Forum of Mathematics

Pi Day is celebrated around the world on the 14th day of the 3rd month. The date representation of 3.14 is the most basic ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, but it also has this going for it: Which, of course, means that mathematicians everywhere love their pi.…


An Interview with 2016 Batchelor Prize winner Prof Raymond E. Goldstein

Watch an interview with Professor Raymond E. Goldstein


John Ockendon Prize 2016: Winner Announced

The European Journal of Applied Mathematics and Cambridge University Press are pleased to award the 2016 John Ockendon Prize to S. J Chapman and S. E McBurnie for their winning article ‘Integral constraints in multiple-scales problems’ published in EJAM’s Special Anniversary Issue, October 2015.


How maths could help predict future crime and terrorist attacks

From terrorist attacks to riots and residential burglaries, the latest special issue of the European Journal of Applied Mathematics – published by Cambridge University Press – includes a series of cutting-edge articles that show how maths can be used to predict a broad range of problems related to crime and security.


Proving the Kepler Conjecture

In 1998, Thomas Hales and Samuel Ferguson announced a proof of the Kepler conjecture – a famous problem in discrete geometry that had remained unsolved for over 300 years.…


Mathematical modelling of infectious diseases

In this blog Professor Andy Fenton discusses the recent special issue of Parasitology on Mathematical modelling of infectious diseases. The field of disease ecology – the study of the spread and impact of parasites and pathogens within their host populations and communities – has a long history of using mathematical models.…


Talking Mathematics: A Video Conversation with Professor Rob Kirby

Editorial Director, David Tranah, speaks to the Managing Editor of Forum of Mathematics,  Prof. Rob Kirby, about mathematics publishing, his hopes for the journals Pi and Sigma and why he got involved with the project.…


How to get your book published, part 2

In his second post, Cambridge University Press Social Science Publisher John Haslam offers a few more notes on getting your first book ready for publication. John focuses on revised theses and other first books, but many of the issues are common across all publishing proposals.…