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Issue 12 team

Carmen is doing a PhD in applied mathematics at UCL with a focus on mathematical modelling of complex systems in urban environments. She enjoys maths outreach, eating cheese naan, and has been working for Chalkdust since 2017.
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Ellen is a PhD student at UCL studying fluid mechanics. She specialises in the flow around droplets and ice particles.
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Niki is a PhD student at UCL, working in analytic number theory.
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Sophie gets photos with any cat or dog she can.
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Matthew Scroggs is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge working on finite and boundary element methods. His website,, is full of maths.
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Belgin is a junior data scientist having got her PhD in population genetics. When not working, you can usually find Belgin either playing the piano or playing Math Blaster. She is pictured here standing next to her copy of Zeeman’s catastrophe machine.    + More articles by Belgin

David is a PhD student at UCL, who spends most of his time thinking about triangles, except on special days when he also thinks about squares. In his free time he likes playing the flute, singing, and dreaming of circles.    + More articles by David

Adam is an assistant professor at Durham University, where he investigates weird, non-Newtonian fluids. If he’s not talking about the maths of chocolate fountains he is probably thinking about fonts, helping Professor Dirichlet answer your personal problems, and/or listening to BBC Radio 2.
@Pecnut    + More articles by Adam

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