The shape of data with Professor Heather Harrington

Episode 6,   Dec 16, 2022, 09:49 AM

In the sixth episode of the series, Vicky talks to Professor Heather Harrington from the University of Oxford’s Mathematical Institute.

They explore how techniques from algebra and topology are being used to identify patterns in cancer data, giving a more nuanced understanding than has previously been possible.  

They also look at the creative thinking required of mathematicians, and the importance of collaboration between different fields.