Skip to main content
What makes us happy? How did ancient Britons develop their societies? Can we predict our political future? Have you ever pondered these questions? We get to the heart of these questions and we encourage our inquiring minds in the pursuit of knowledge to the highest research standards. Our academics research issues affecting the ordinary and extraordinary aspects of everyday life. Within the Knowledge Centre you'll discover articles that answer our most pressing questions, provoking debate and offering insight into academic life here at Warwick. Look out for articles on our Twitter and Facebook pages, and join the debate.

Equations That Changed the World

From Pythagoras’s Theorem to the Black-Scholes equation, equations have shaped our lives – even if we weren’t aware of them. In the introduction to his book, 17 Equations That Changed the World, Ian Stewart, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick, explains the power and beauty behind these mathematical calculations.