SAMBa’s annual “Where’s the Maths?” event is an opportunity to bring together researchers across campus, working in a variety of areas, who are looking for mathematical collaboration in order to progress their research activity. This online version will have a special focus on research arising from the current pandemic.
Although you are welcome to present research questions that address the immediate spread of the virus, we are particularly keen to hear about research that explores how the world will change as we emerge from these times and re-structure as an international society. For example, new approaches to, and impacts from, economic, health, social, transport, and infrastructure systems.
Each presenter has 1 slide and 3 minutes to describe a challenge that they believe mathematical sciences research can help address. Presentations will be delivered in quick succession with no questions!
Presentations are just the start and a way to introduce the challenges you have. After the presentations, there will be a chance to chat to each other more informally and explore ideas amongst yourselves.
For this first event we are looking for 10-15 presenters which, assuming technical glitches, should fill an hour. We will then facilitate discussions between presenters and audience members either immediately after the meeting or through connecting you to arrange future discussions. You are also welcome to register as an audience participant.
Ideally the connections made at this event will lead to future collaborative research projects but it is also a chance to (virtually) meet some people, and seek new opportunities.