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Oxford Mathematics May 18
Replying to @DrBennison
Yes, click on the link a couple of tweets below.
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Oxford Mathematics May 18
Artificial Intelligence? Will even (or especially) mathematicians become redundant? Michael Atiyah speaks up for the creative mind in last night's Public Lecture.
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Oxford Mathematics May 18
How do mathematicians think about problems? Well, as with everyone else, it depends. Practically, visually, verbally, algebraically. All have a time and place, often the same time and place. ' own and discuss.
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Oxford Mathematics May 16
Numbers? Serious? Yes. Fun?? Definitely. first Public Lecture of Summer courtesy of Michael Atiyah followed by 'In conversation' with Michael and Prof John Ball. Watch live 17 May, 5pm BST or
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Oxford Mathematics May 15
What do mathematicians do on Saturday nights? Maths? Well not this Saturday. More likely to be ballroom dancing or safe-breaking will be rushing round London on an intellectual puzzle hunt in aid of charity. They call it Midnight Madness...
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Oxford Mathematics May 14
The mouse's whiskers? Alan Turing's popular fame may lie with computers. But his scientific fame is more diffuse. In fact diffusion is at the heart of that fame. Research explains
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Oxford Mathematics May 14
Graft. No, not hard graft but graft as in corruption in Government contracting. The African Maths Initiative supported by is using software to raise the red flag on procurement corruption across the continent.
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Oxford Mathematics May 9
Mathematical finance hats off to Andreas Sojmark from who has been awarded the Bar-Ilan Young Researcher Prize in Financial Mathematics.
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Oxford Mathematics May 9
Maths on your doorstep. In Tamil Nadu in southern India, it is a tradition to decorate the entrance to the home with a geometric figure called ``Kolam''. Find out more on Friday 11 May, 3pm special seminar
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Oxford Mathematics May 9
Curved objects have two stable states - you can turn them inside out as with a contact lens (the everted state). Sometimes they snap back (e.g. the Venus Flytrap plant). So when does an everted shape exist and how robust is it? Research
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Oxford Mathematics May 8
Okay. So you are riding the Tour de France and you are stuck in the Peloton, pondering when to make a dash for the line. What do you need to get it right? Why Maths of course. Research takes the Yellow Jersey.
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Oxford Mathematics May 8
Stochastic analysis is an invaluable tool in understanding the complex systems that populate fields ranging from finance to biology. But do stochastic systems converge to a well-defined limit? Research investigates.
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Oxford Mathematics May 2
Hydropower stations demand large flow rates of water across large pressure drops. But many potential sites don't fit the 'large-drop' bill. What's the solution? Research has an answer.
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Oxford Mathematics May 2
We do (study, develop, apply) maths in the Andrew Wiles Building here . But we also host the arts from theatre to sculpture. This month it is photography as part of Drop by if you around (our Cafe π does a decent coffee).
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Oxford Mathematics May 1
We can never do too much to inspire a love of mathematics (or indeed study per se) in the young. The inaugural András Gács Award has been given to Gergely Röst for just such work.
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Oxford Mathematics Apr 27
Replying to @Sihle48
Hi As it says in the tweet it is live and will be on our YouTube Channel later
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Oxford Mathematics Apr 27
Our first Public Lecture of the summer is by one of the greats, Michael Atiyah. Maths by numbers and careers reflections. Come along or watch live
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Oxford Mathematics Apr 27
You don't need a weather app to know which way the wind blows. Rain, all weekend. At least in Oxford. So why not take a risk (just one of the topics) and come along to the on Sunday.
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Oxford Mathematics Apr 18
Is there a future for the good old print newsletter (a bigger issue than you might think)? We tend to think there is, but we also put it online of course. A small snippet of life in
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Oxford Mathematics Apr 16
Fact of the day. We need more students doing Further Maths A level in the UK (and advanced levels everywhere) Fancy a taster of this weird and wonderful world? Check out the 'Adventures with Complex Numbers' collection from
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