James Maynard tells us why he is counting prime numbers that don't have 7 as a digit, and how he takes inspiration from ideas in music, engineering and science.

Professor Frank Kelly uses mathematics to understand how large networks such as traffic systems or the internet behave. In this short interview he talks about some of his favourite mathematical moments, and why it's important to be prepared for new ideas to come out of the blue.

David Berman researches string theory. In this short interview he talks about how mathematics gives us a language to describe the universe, letting us explore beyond what we can ordinarily imagine.

Nira tells us how solving difficult problems can be like fighting an invisible boxer, and how he loves the feeling of having succeeded — because "the harder the battle, the sweeter the victory!"

Carola tells us how the mathematics of image analysis finds applications in many areas, from medicine to ecology, and why it's so important to be creative.