• Chief graphic designer

    jobs22 Feb

    Chief graphic designer

    The London Institute is recruiting a world-class graphic designer to visualise our mathematical discoveries and the identity of our organisation.

  • Security and freedom

    press20 Feb

    Security and freedom

    A Bloomberg piece names our Arnold and Landau Fellowships as one of the few programmes offering help to Russian and Ukrainian scientists.

  • Multiplicative loops

    Papers16 Feb

    Multiplicative loops

    The journal Physical Review Research accepts the paper “Exact dynamics of the critical Kauffman model with connectivity one,” by Thomas Fink.

  • A monstrous talent

    Events12 Feb

    A monstrous talent

    In the inaugural Simon Norton Lecture, Prof. Peter Cameron celebrates the mathematician's achievements and talks about Norton algebras.

  • Content types

    website12 Feb

    Content types

    We revised our content types page, which describes the building blocks of our site, and added new building blocks, such as jobs and rituals.

  • Eventscoming on 28 feb

    London Gravity Meeting

    Researchers working on all aspects of gravity, from gravitational waves to black holes, discuss the latest developments in their field.

  • jobs2 Feb

    Finance director

    The London Institute is hiring a full-time finance director to help us take our financial health and capacity for growth to the next level.

  • press30 Jan

    AI at the Olympiad

    Can AI do maths? In three separate publications, our scientists comment on the latest advances by the researchers at Google DeepMind.

  • people29 Jan

    Welcome, Ananyo

    The author Ananyo Bhattacharya is our new chief science writer. He will help us to communicate our discoveries and promote our mission.

  • Events26 Jan

    St Scholastica’s Feast

    We hold an annual formal dinner in our rooms, to mark the anniversary of our founding and affirm our belief in the importance of community.

  • website25 Jan

    Jobs

    Our new Jobs page shows the jobs we are recruiting for and those we have filled, and introduces our standard template for job descriptions.

  • Papers22 Jan

    Strange kinks

    The journal Nature accepts the paper “Non-reciprocal topological solitons in active metamaterials,” by Oleksandr Gamayun and coauthors.

  • Papers12 Jan

    Spin-charge separation

    A transformation for spin and charge degrees of freedom in one-dimensional lattice systems allows direct access to the dynamical correlations.

  • press11 Jan

    The art of blackboards

    In a piece in Nautilus, our scientists talk about why they prefer the 1,000-year-old technology of blackboards to their digital equivalents.

  • press9 Jan

    A Birch for AI's back

    In Nature correspondence, our scientists argue that, by the terms of “the Birch test”, no AI has yet made a genuine mathematical discovery.

  • jobs1 Jan

    A&L Junior Fellowships

    The London Institute is hiring four outstanding young physicists and mathematicians from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus to join us in 2024.

  • jobs1 Jan

    LIMS Junior Fellowships

    The London Institute is recruiting two outstanding physicists and mathematicians in the early stages of their career to join us in 2024.

  • Papers27 Dec 2023

    Kauffman cracked

    Surprisingly, the number of attractors in the critical Kauffman model with connectivity one grows exponentially with the size of the network.

  • Papers18 Dec 2023

    Spin-charge separation

    Physical Review A accepts “Emergence of anyonic correlations from spin and charge dynamics in one dimension,” by Oleksandr Gamayun and et al.

  • Papers5 Dec 2023

    The limits of LLMs

    It’s a mistake to credit large language models with human levels of reason and other abilities. To use them well, we must know their limits.

  • Press5 Dec 2023

    It’s happening now

    The permanent revolution of AI means companies must do more than just adapt to the latest advance. They must become more adaptable.

  • Papers5 Dec 2023

    Mobile impurity

    Explicit computation of injection and ejection impurity’s Green’s function reveals a generalisation of the Kubo-Martin-Schwinger relation.

  • 27 Nov 2023

    Kerr black holes symmetry

    Effective field theories for Kerr black holes show that the 3-point Kerr amplitudes are uniquely predicted using higher-spin gauge symmetry.

  • website19 Nov 2023

    Rituals

    Our new Rituals page describes the processes and traditions that the London Institute has developed over the years, which form our culture.

  • Papers17 Nov 2023

    Kauffman cracked

    Physical Review Letters accepts “Number of attractors in the critical Kauffman model is exponential,” by Thomas Fink and Forrest Sheldon.

  • Events16 Nov 2023

    London Gravity Meeting

    Researchers working on all aspects of gravity, from gravitational waves to black holes, discuss recent developments in the field.

  • Events1 Nov 2023

    Listening to maths

    The luthier Robert Brewer Young explains the geometry of the violin, with musical accompaniment on two violins made by Stradivari himself.

  • people30 Oct 2023

    Welcome, Vyacheslav

    Dr Vyacheslav Lysov is our new Arnold Fellow. He works on tropical mirror symmetry, supersymmetric localisation and asymptotic symmetries.

  • Website11 Oct 2023

    Values

    Our values are the fundamental organising principles of the London Institute. They determine what we do, how we do it, and who we recruit.

  • Papers10 Oct 2023

    Kerr black holes symmetry

    Physical Review Letters accepts the paper “Kerr black holes from massive higher-spin gauge symmetry,” by Alexander Ochirov and coauthors.

  • Papers27 Sep 2023

    Strange kinks

    A new non-linear mechanical metamaterial can sustain topological solitons, robust solitary waves that may have exciting applications.

  • Papers15 Sep 2023

    Recursively divisible numbers

    “Recursively divisible numbers” is accepted by the Journal of Number Theory, which introduces a recursive analog of the divisor function.

  • People6 Sep 2023

    Welcome, Evgeny

    Dr Evgeny Sobko is our new Landau Fellow. His research focuses on exactly solvable models in quantum field and string theory.

  • press5 Sep 2023

    Science goes pro

    Professional sport has a lot to teach scientists about pushing the limits of human achievement—so why are we still content to be amateurs?

  • PEOPLE21 Aug 2023

    Welcome, Federico

    Dr Federico Carta is our new Leverhulme Postdoctoral Fellow. His research is in string theory, string phenomenology and quantum field theory.

  • Papers15 Aug 2023

    Mobile impurity

    Explicit computation of injection and ejection impurity’s Green’s function reveals a generalisation of the Kubo-Martin-Schwinger relation.

  • Events24-25 AUG

    DANGER

    The London Institute hosts a two-day workshop for theorists to discuss and explore the links between data science, AI and pure mathematics.

  • Papers3 Aug 2023

    Spin diffusion

    SciPost Physics accepts the paper “Finite temperature spin diffusion in the Hubbard model in the strong coupling limit”, by Dr Oleksandr Gamayun et al.

  • PEOPLE27 Jul 2023

    Welcome, Andrei

    Dr Andrei Stepanenko is our new Landau Junior Research Fellow. He works on topological photonics, combining topology and quantum computing.

  • Events25 Jul 2023

    Converging futures

    The London Institute brings together experts from the worlds of finance and AI to discuss the potential and the pitfalls of AI-driven markets.

  • Papers25 Jul 2023

    Counting recursive divisors

    Three new closed-form expressions give the number of recursive divisors and ordered factorisations, which were until now hard to compute.

  • Papers21 Jul 2023

    Bundled Laplacians

    JHEP publishes the paper “Numerical spectra of the Laplacian for line bundles on Calabi-Yau hypersurfaces”, co-authored by Prof. Yang-Hui He.

  • Papers20 Jul 2023

    Infinite-dimensional irreducibility

    An analog of quasi-regular representations can be constructed for an infinite-dimensional group, despite the absence of the Haar measure.

  • Papers17 Jul 2023

    Recursive divisor properties

    The recursive divisor function has a simple Dirichlet series that relates it to the divisor function and other standard arithmetic functions.

  • Papers14 Jul 2023

    Absorption with amplitudes

    How gravitational waves are absorbed by a black hole is understood, for the first time, through effective on-shell scattering amplitudes.

  • Papers13 Jul 2023

    Peculiar betas

    The beta function for a class of sigma models is found not to be geometric, but rather has an elegant form in the context of algebraic data.

  • Papers12 Jul 2023

    DeepPavlov dream

    A new open-source platform is specifically tailored for developing complex dialogue systems, like generative conversational AI assistants.

  • Events3 Jul 2023

    Connected counting

    Number theorists gather at the London Institute to discuss cutting-edge research and present their latest work in this branch of mathematics.

  • Papers23 Jun 2023

    Spin diffusion

    The spin-spin correlation function of the Hubbard model reveals that finite temperature spin transport in one spatial dimension is diffusive.

  • Papers21 Jun 2023

    Cross-lingual knowledge

    Models trained on a Russian topical dataset, of knowledge-grounded human-human conversation, are capable of real-world tasks across languages.

  • Papers20 Jun 2023

    Representation for sums

    A new way to estimate indices via representation theory reveals links to the sum-product phenomena and Zaremba’s conjecture in number theory.

  • Papers16 Jun 2023

    Speaking DNA

    A family of transformer-based DNA language models can interpret genomic sequences, opening new possibilities for complex biological research.

  • Events14 Jun

    Nuclear Now

    The UK premiere of Oliver Stone’s new film, Nuclear Now, takes place in the Lecture Theatre, followed by an interview with the director.

  • Papers13 Jun 2023

    Genetic polytopes

    Genetic algorithms, which solve optimisation problems in a natural selection-inspired way, reveal previously unconstructed Calabi-Yau manifolds.

  • Papers12 Jun 2023

    Spin-charge separation

    A transformation for spin and charge degrees of freedom in one-dimensional lattice systems allows direct access to the dynamical correlations.

  • Papers6 Jun 2023

    Kerr black holes symmetry

    Effective field theories for Kerr black holes show that the 3-point Kerr amplitudes are uniquely predicted using higher-spin gauge symmetry.

  • Papers2 Jun 2023

    Kauffman cracked

    Surprisingly, the number of attractors in the critical Kauffman model with connectivity one grows exponentially with the size of the network.

  • people26 May 2023

    Welcome, Oleksandr

    Dr Oleksandr Gamayun is our latest Arnold Fellow. He works on applications of quantum field theory to problems in condensed matter theory.

  • Papers25 May 2023

    Measuring amoebae

    Advances in Theoretical and Mathematics Physics accepts the paper “Mahler measuring the genetic code of amoebae”, co-authored by Prof. Yang-Hui He.

  • Papers24 May 2023

    Bundled Laplacians

    Approximating the basis of eigenfunctions allows for computational determination of the harmonic modes of bundle-valued Laplacians on Calabi-Yaus.