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  • Mathematicians Thinking About Students Thinking About Mathematics

    In recent years there has been increasing attention on the difficulties that many students experience in studying mathematics at university level...

  • Five Ways To Be Better At Math

    Here are some ways you can become better at mathematics.

  • A Day In The Life Of A Mathematician

    Whenever I tell someone I'm a mathematician---or a movie star---they become immediately fascinated and ask me what I do all day. Here's a example...

  • Explainer: The Point Of Pure Mathematics

    What is pure mathematics? What do pure mathematicians do? Why is pure mathematics important?

  • Mathematicians - What They Do

    The work of mathematicians falls into two broad classes: theoretical (pure) mathematics and applied mathematics. These classes, however, are not sharply defined and often overlap.

  • Does One Have To Be A Genius To Do Maths?

    In order to make good and useful contributions to mathematics, one does need to work hard, learn one’s field well, learn other fields and tools, ask questions, talk to other mathematicians, and think about the “big picture”.