Department of Mathematical Sciences

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We are delighted to annouce the funding of a new EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Statistical Applied Mathematics at Bath (SAMBa).

  • Up to 10 fully-funded 4-year studentships to start in September 2014
  • PhD training at the interface between applied mathematics, statistics, and probability theory.

 

Four members of the Centre for Networks and Collective Behaviour met researchers from Tsinghua University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences during a visit to Beijing.

In a paper published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biology, an interdisciplinary team of scientists, including mathematician Dr Tim Rogers, outline findings from a recent study into the mathematics of biodiversity.

 

Research images

Designing adaptive grids allows improved numerical computations and leads also to interesting mathematical problems.
The atmospheric wake formed as winds sweep across above Amsterdam Island can be understood using the mathematics of waves.
Understanding how to take averages and derive good approximations on larger scales is a key mathematical challenge.

Understanding the mathematics of folding patterns produced in rock formations involves ideas from both geometry and physics.

 

 

New staff

Matt Roberts and Alexandre Stauffer: Prize Fellows
and Johannes Nordstrom: Lecturer in Mathematics
  • New staff members - Matt Roberts and Alexandre Stauffer: Prize Fellows and Johannes Nordstrom: Lecturer in Mathematics
Faculty of Science