A selection of interviews with Marcus.

A Beautiful Mind

Kindle Magazine, 2 December 2012

Celebrated mathematician, Marcus du Sautoy speaks to Pritha Kejriwal. As he opens up new frontiers for mathematical thought, a new set of dialectics also emerges to frame the world with beautiful numbers and ideas…

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The Beaming Ambassador from 9-dimensional Space

Sunday Times, 20 March 2016

Interview with Rosie Kinchen at the Sunday Times following the chancellor’s statement that he wants every child to study maths to 18.

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‘I’m not very fast at my times tables’

The Guardian, 3 November 2008

He surfs, wears a pink hoodie and worships Arsenal. As Marcus du Sautoy, the world’s least likely maths professor, begins his new job popularising science he tells Aida Edemariam why most of us have the wrong idea about his subject

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The indivisible man

The Observer / The Guardian, 2 November 2008

Marcus du Sautoy loves surfing, football, music – and maths. Tragedy has touched his life, but has not deflected his mission to help us all understand the universe’s greatest mystery – prime numbers.

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A Prime Example

The Guardian, 19 December 2006

Karen Gold meets the professor who’ll do whatever it takes to turn us on to maths (even on Christmas day)

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A mathematician who’s in his prime

The Observer, 2 November 2002

As fascinated by football as he is by the language of numbers, the successor to his fellow atheist Richard Dawkins at Oxford University is set to become an engaging, if less confrontational, public face of science

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More of Marcus’ interviews

  • The Beaming Ambassador from 9-dimensional Space, Sunday Times, 20 March 2016

    Interview in the Sunday Times

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  • A Beautiful Mind, Kindle Magazine, 2 December 2012

    Marcus speaks to Pritha Kejriwal. As he opens up new frontiers for mathematical thought, a new set of dialectics also emerges to frame the world with beautiful numbers and ideas…

    Read the interview

  • ‘I’m not very fast at my times tables’, The Guardian, 3 November 2008

    He surfs, wears a pink hoodie and worships Arsenal. As Marcus du Sautoy, the world’s least likely maths professor, begins his new job popularising science he tells Aida Edemariam why most of us have the wrong idea about his subject

    Read the interview

  • The indivisible man, The Observer / The Guardian, 2 November 2008

    Interview by Andrew Anthony

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  • Making mathematics music to their ears, The Times, 23 December 2006

    Interview by Alexandra Frean

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  • A Prime Example, The Guardian, 19 December 2006

    Interview by Karen Gold

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  • A mathematician who’s in his prime, The Observer, 2 November 2002

    As fascinated by football as he is by the language of numbers, the successor to his fellow atheist Richard Dawkins at Oxford University is set to become an engaging, if less confrontational, public face of science

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