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Oxford Mathematics 16h
The formation of liquid drop patterns on solid surfaces is a fundamental process for both industry (think. coating surfaces) and nature (think self-cleansing lotus leaves). But why does it happen? Research has the answer.
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Oxford Mathematics Apr 15
Maths doesn't use labs? Well actually it does. Ideas, models need testing. In the 'Observatory' the little blue object at the top of the structure is strangely held in place by a flow of oil. But if the rate of flow changes the object falls. What's the critical speed?
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Oxford Mathematics Apr 12
Replying to @Selwin08908783
Everybody is welcome. You just need the grades. Hang in there and good luck . More info here.
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Oxford Mathematics Apr 12
Social media gets a bad press (even on social media). But it can be a vital source of information. Researchers are analysing online words and actions to help Emergency Services tackle crises. The crack team explain in their latest animation for all ages.
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Oxford Mathematics Apr 10
What does doing maths look like? Well, sometimes it looks a bit like this ( Common Room). Sure, sometimes it can be solitary but often it is anything but. And when they run out of tables they can write on the windows.
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Oxford Mathematics Apr 3
Mathematicians may have their faults, but at least they are trying to make the trains run on time. Research has turned to max-plus algebra to tackle transport congestion.
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Oxford Mathematics Apr 2
Maths and Brexit? Surely not? Well yes, at least as a way of understanding the recent Indicative Votes in the House of Commons. from has used 'bipartite networks’ to reveal some relationships
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Oxford Mathematics Apr 2
Randomness is not the enemy but a friend, vital for internet security and, almost as important, winning penalty-shoot-outs. Julia Wolf explains all in our next Public Lecture. 30 April, 5pm. Come along or watch live.
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Oxford Mathematics Mar 30
Jon Chapman Professor of Mathematics and its Applications and Visiting Fellow and Professor of Mathematics have been made Fellows of SIAM for their vast array of work across applied maths.
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Oxford Mathematics Mar 27
Data. The word is as abundant as the content. But it is not only the abundance of data that is a challenge, but its complexity. We need to find new analytical tools. Research is using higher-order networks.
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Oxford Mathematics Mar 26
Replying to @DKlemitz
Not the Open day but all Public Lectures.
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Oxford Mathematics Mar 26
Every day is an Open Day , but some are more Open than others. April 27th and May 4th for example where we really want you to come and see what it would be like to do maths in Oxford. Fancy it? If so, reserve your place.
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Oxford Mathematics Mar 25
Would you believe that to understand the detailed motion of flagella, fertility and pathogens researchers manually trace the countless flagella images (often by hand on a graphics tablet). Research may be putting them out of their misery.
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Oxford Mathematics Mar 21
Would you like a taster of Postgraduate study at Oxford? Six weeks this Summer perhaps? UNIQ+ is encouraging access to postgraduate study in the sciences from under-represented groups in UK universities. . More info:
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Oxford Mathematics Mar 21
Marc Lackenby's Public Lecture on Knots demonstrated that the most complex maths and our everyday lives are often posing the same questions. The lectures aim to tie the two together. You can now watch the full lecture.
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Oxford Mathematics Mar 20
Right-angled Artin groups, once neglected, are now central figures in low-dimension topology. Research explains.
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Oxford Mathematics Mar 20
Clever Hans was a horse who did arithmetic. Only he didn't. It just looked that way. Might the same not be true of deep learning and AI? Research is in the stirrups.
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Oxford Mathematics Mar 19
If you've been to the 'Dimensions' show, hang a left, right, left and visit the classy Weston Library's 'Thinking 3D' Exhibition. A 500-year story of our attempts to convey 3-D on the page including Polyhedra. From 21 March.
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Oxford Mathematics Mar 15
The press would have you believe that Jeff Koons is the go-to exhibition . No way we say. THE exhibition is 'Dimensions: The Mathematics of Symmetry and Space' with . Ancient and modern journeys in many dimensions. From 16 March.
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Oxford Mathematics Mar 15
Kristian Kiradjiev from has won the Mathematical Sciences Gold Award at for research into the modelling of flue-gas purification and removal of toxic chemicals from the gas. He received his award in the House of Commons on Wed (not much else going on then).
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