Archive for the ‘Mathematical Sciences’ Category

Chancellor visits University of Bath to mark Founders Day

The University of Bath marked its 51st Founders Day on Tuesday 6 March with a lecture by Professor Sheila Rowan on gravitational waves, followed by a reception hosted by the Chancellor HRH The Earl of Wessex.

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

Call for IMI Deputy Directors

Applications for two posts as Deputy Director of the Bath Institute for Mathematical Innovation are invited

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.

Funeral of Professor Robin Sibson (formerly of Maths)

We regret to announce the death of Professor Robin Sibson, a former member of the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

Ideas for next IMI Thematic Semester

Work with academics from multiple disciplines to review and advance research in a specific topic

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

Further your research & build up contacts

IMI secondments are a unique opportunity for collaboration with colleagues from other disciplines

Chris Budd OBE 'goes to the movies' with Gresham College

Professor Chris Budd OBE delivered a lecture on the relationship between mathematics and film at the Museum of London earlier this month.

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.

MASH celebrates national award

Emma Cliffe named as national winner of 2016 Outstanding Contribution to Mathematics Support award