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Mathematics: "A profession that’s full of beauty, with a serious reputation problem"

On 2 April, VUB will award seven honorary doctorates with the theme Figures that Matter. Among them are Karine Chemla, Freddy Van Oystaeyen and Padmanabhan Seshaiyer. While they each approach maths from very different angles, they all share a love for their profession. Here they reflect on the challenges that maths and science face today, as well as on the inherent beauty of mathematics.  read more on VUB Today