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NERC Fellowship awarded to develop new ways of estimating flood risk

Wed Nov 29 10:59:00 GMT 2017

Dr Ilaria Prosdocimi has been awarded an Industrial Innovation Fellowship from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) for her research on ‘Developing innovative flood frequency estimation for a resilient nation (DIFFER)’. read more »

Success for the Department at the Maths Staff Awards

Mon May 15 16:32:00 BST 2017

At the recent Maths Staff Awards ceremony, which was organised by Mathematics Students and the Staff Student Liaison Committee a number of students and staff in our Department achieved recognition. read more »

Professor Ivan Graham elected as SIAM UKIE President

Fri May 05 14:03:00 BST 2017

Ivan Graham, Professor of Numerical Analysis, is elected as President of the SIAM-UKIE Section for a 2-year period starting in May 2017. read more »

New York University awards thesis prize to Bath graduate

Mon Apr 24 14:17:00 BST 2017

The New York University Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences has awarded Mathematics graduate, Alastair Doggett the Math Master's Thesis Prize 2017. read more »

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 »

Beyond the fourth dimension

Mon 19 Jun: Join us at a free IMI public lecture by Prof Ian Sloan, University of New South Wales, Australia

Marine acoustic imaging: Thu 25 May

New challenges in marine acoustic imaging: Workshop to generate discussion & new collaborations

Professor Ivan Graham elected as SIAM UKIE President

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is one of the largest organisations worldwide promoting interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities, publications and conferences.

Bernard Silverman to receive honorary degree: 9 May

Professor Bernard Silverman, was one of the pioneers of Computational Statistics, will be receiving an honorary degree & giving a lecture on Tue 9 May in the Edge

Bath graduate wins New York University thesis prize

Alastair Doggett, who graduated from Bath in 2013, received the Math Master's Thesis Prize 2017 for his work on probability theory with Professor Paul Bourgade.

UNICEF database project to map MENA social policy expertise

Our new research collaboration with UNICEF aims to map expertise in social policy across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

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.