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EMS Popular Lecture: Maths and Sport

This year’s EMS Popular Lecture will take place on Friday 21 March in Edinburgh. Professor John Barrow will talk about “Maths and Sport”: We will reveal some of the many ways in which mathematics helps us understand and improve sporting … 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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RSS seminar: statistics making an impact

John Pullinger, the president of the Royal Statistical Society, will be giving a seminar in the Department on Friday 31 January. He has a lengthy career in the civil service as a statistician and currently works at the House of … Continue reading

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More statistics talks in Glasgow

Here’s another date for your diaries: on Tuesday 17 December there will be a public meeting of the Glasgow Local Group of the Royal Statistical Society, including a seminar on “Public Engagement: Some Perspectives from Statistics and Public Health”. The … Continue reading

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Statistics talks in Glasgow

Over the next month or so, our longstanding rivals friends in the Maths and Stats department at the University of Glasgow will be hosting three public lectures in celebration of the International Year of Statistics. The lectures are free, but … Continue reading

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Strathclyde professor on television(s)

Strathclyde will be hosting an IMA Scottish Branch event on Wednesday 23 October, at which our own Prof. Nigel Mottram will give a talk on “The Mathematics of Televisions”. The talk will take place in LT908 (Livingstone Tower) from 1730; … Continue reading

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