Monthly Archives: February 2014

Maths makes your brain light up… but why?

By now you may have spotted the news story that the BBC headlined as “Mathematics: Why the brain sees maths as beauty”. As usual with science reporting, the headline doesn’t quite capture what the story’s about. The story’s based on … Continue reading

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RSS event: statistics and the referendum

Here at DoF we try to stay away from politics, or at least from the sort of politics that might get us accused of lobbying. However, even we have noticed that a vote is due to take place in September … Continue reading

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Two forthcoming IMA seminars

If you’re interested in applications of mathematics, you might want to check out two upcoming IMA seminars, one in Edinburgh and one in Glasgow. On 20 February in Edinburgh, Prof. Murray Campbell will talk on “Applications of Mathematics in understanding … Continue reading

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