- P. Fitzpatrick Editorial, 1
IMS
- Letters, 2
- Meetings, 4
- Membership Supplement, 7
- Results of the 1986 Mathematical Contests, 8
- Personal Items, 11
ARTICLES
- J.M. Golden Viscoelastic Boundary Value Problems, 12
- B. Goldsmith Realizing Rings as Endomorphism Rings- the Impact of Logic, 20
- K. Devlin The Mertens conjecture, 29
- J.F. O'Connor Mathematics in Food Engineering Research, 36
- D. MacHale Wedderburn's Theorem Revisited, 44
- N. Leonard Careers for Graduates in Mathematics, 47
MATHEMATICAL EDUCATION
- T. Hurley Matrix: Computer Assisted Mathematics Teaching, 61
- D. Hurley, M. Stynes Basic Mathematical Skills of UCC Students, 68
HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS
- A. Gabbey, D. MacHale, S. McKenna-Lawlor Biographies: W.R. Hamilton, G. Boole and R.S. Ball, 76
BOOK REVIEWS
- P. McGill Measure and Integration for Use by H.R. Pitt, 83
- J.B. Twomey Worked Examples in Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers by G. Stephenson, 85
- M. Stynes Introduction to Graph Theory by R.J. Wilson, 87
- M. Newell The Ins and Outs of Peg Solitaire by J.D. Beasley, 89
- P. Rippon Problem Page, 94
CONFERENCES
- R. Dark Groups in Galway 1986, 98