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Finding common ground in mathematics and physics

Fri Mar 17 13:36:00 GMT 2017

In early March, a delegation from Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) visited Bath to explore common ground in mathematics and physics research. read more »

Bath-Mexico partnership delivering success for people and research

Mon Feb 06 15:41:00 GMT 2017

During the last two years, researchers from the Department of Mathematical Sciences and SAMBa have been growing collaborative activities with academic institutions in Mexico, particularly Universidad Autónoma de México (UNAM) and Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas (CIMAT). read more »

Professor Chris Budd OBE ‘Goes to the Movies’ with Gresham College

Mon Jan 30 08:28:00 GMT 2017

Professor Chris Budd OBE delivered a lecture on the relationship between mathematics and film read more »

Leading international expert in large-scale Bayesian inverse problems joins IMI

Wed Sep 07 10:33:00 BST 2016

Leading international expert in large-scale Bayesian inverse problems, Professor Colin Fox, is joining the Institute for Mathematical Innovation (IMI) as Global Chair. read more »

Research Fellow awarded best paper by Society for Mathematical Biology

Thu Jul 14 11:28:00 BST 2016

Royal Society University Research Fellow, Dr Tim Rogers, has won the Lee Segel Prize for Best Paper 2014-16 for a paper on Turing patterns read more »

IMI helps students gain research experience to get ahead

Wed Jul 13 15:20:00 BST 2016

This summer, 18 students from across campus are spending the holiday period gaining valuable research experience and getting a feel for what a career in science has to offer. read more »

Successful research into health at fourth SAMBa Integrative Think Tank

Fri Jun 24 15:58:00 BST 2016

In early June, 90 people including mathematicians, statisticians, pharmacologists, rheumatologists, clinicians, and engineers gathered in the city of Bath for SAMBa’s fourth Integrative Think Tank. read more »

Mathematics and Physics undergraduate student wins student idea competition

Fri Jun 24 12:22:00 BST 2016

Azhar Jamal was voted one of the winners of the JISC Student Ideas Competition with an idea for a revision app. read more »

IMI appoints two new Deputy Directors

Wed Jun 22 13:57:00 BST 2016

The Bath Institute for Mathematical Innovation announced that Professor Chris Budd OBE and Dr Gavin Shaddick have been appointed as Deputy Directors. read more »

IMI’s new secondee cohort will strengthen cross-campus collaboration fostering innovative research

Mon Jun 20 15:38:00 BST 2016

The Institute for Mathematical Innovation (IMI) will next academic year welcome nine academics, who will be seconded to IMI from across the University of Bath. The secondees spanning lecturers to professors, join us from the Departments of Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Health, Psychology, Biology & Biochemistry, and Architecture & Civil Engineering. read more »

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The Simpsons & their mathematical secrets: Thu 23 Mar

Simon Singh delves amongst the cartoon drawings for the mathematical secrets hidden in the series.

Andreas Kyprianou blogs for EPSRC

Growing capability in Statistics and Applied Probability: as seen from Bath

Using maths to solve problems in farming

Improving cocoa yields, estimating the quality of meat & refining the design of a hydroponics system

From lab bench to backbench: University of Bath researchers visit politicians in Westminster

Three researchers from the University of Bath will be learning how their research can inform legislation when they visit the House of Commons for a week in Westminster.

Expressions of Research exhibition - art engaging with research

Find out how artists have been working with our researchers at the Expressions of Research exhibition at 94-96 Walcot Street, Bath, 11am-6pm daily from 18-24 November.

Podcast: A subjective history of subjective probability

Listen to a lecture where Professor Colin Fox presents a history of the Bayesian inference and subjective probability, as viewed by a Bayesian Physicist.

Megapixel! Help us a create a huge pixel image: Mon-Wed

Next week our Maths Department, in collaboration with the Further Maths Support Programme, will be trying to create a huge pixel image - made from individual pixels coloured by the general public using only red, green and blue, to illustrate the way most digital screens use only red, green and blue light to create full colour displays.

Outdoor air pollution exceeds WHO limits for 90% of UK population

A model developed by an international team of scientists led by Dr Gavin Shaddick (Mathematical Sciences) estimates that more than 92% of the world's population live in areas with outdoor pollution levels that exceed the WHO recommended limits.

Chaos & the art of visualising complexity: Fri 14 Oct

Join us for an IMI lecture by Professor Michael Field from Imperial College, London and Rice University, USA.

Student wins funding to commercialise app

Maths & Physics student Azhar Jamal entered the Jisc Student Ideas Competition 2016 and has now secured funding to commercialise his own app idea 'Stuiz'.