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Next generation's brightest have eyes opened to breadth of mathematics

Next generation's brightest have eyes opened to breadth of mathematics

This Spring, Lancaster University's inaugural Royal Institution Mathematics Masterclasses have brought the region's best GCSE maths pupils together to explore mathematics beyond their curriculum and discover that "maths isn't as difficult as you think - it's all about seeing patterns".

Wed 26 March 2014

University looks to play matchmaker between businesses and top researchers

University looks to play matchmaker between businesses and top researchers

Lancaster University is looking to match businesses and top academic researchers during a series of three day-long events.The Collaborative Impact events aim to match industry ideas to academic research to forge partnerships that lead to novel products and services.

Wed 05 March 2014

Statistics and OR at Lancaster maintain top 100 place in world rankings

Today the 2014 QS World University Rankings show that Lancaster's Statistics and Operational Research continues to be regarded among the top 100 institutions in the world for the subject, a position we have held since the rankings began in 2011.

Wed 26 February 2014

Farming pollution study offers unexpected clue to flooding

Farming pollution study offers unexpected clue to flooding

With communities still enduring the devastating effects of severe flooding across the UK, environmental scientists and statisticians at Lancaster University have published new research which suggests changes in agricultural land use management have the potential to reduce water run-off from fields.

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Fri 17 January 2014

Rural broadband, free wifi hotspots and improved road safety a step closer

Rural broadband, free wifi hotspots and improved road safety a step closer

Collaborative research between Lancaster University and telecoms giant BT has resulted in a mathematical solution to a telecommunications problem which could lead to benefits such as improved access to rural broadband, free wi-fi hotspots and improved road safety information.

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Wed 18 December 2013

Events

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Young Functional Analysts' Workshop

Wed 23 - Fri 25 April 2014
Venue To Be Confirmed

The Young Functional Analysts' Workshop (YFAW) is an event aimed at early-stage researchers (postgraduates and postdocs) in functional analysis and related areas. 

Pure Mathematics Seminar: Richard Skillicorn

Richard Skillicorn, Lancaster University

Wednesday 30 April 2014, 1500-1600
A54, Postgraduate Statistics Centre Lecture Theatre

Extensions of Banach Algebras: Algebraic and Strong Splittings

Pure Mathematics Seminar: Ollie Margetts

Ollie Margetts, Lancaster University

Wednesday 14 May 2014, 1500-1600
A54, Postgraduate Statistics Centre Lecture Theatre

Pure Mathematics Seminar: Valerio Capraro

Valerio Capraro, University of Southampton

Wednesday 21 May 2014, 1500-1600
A54, Postgraduate Statistics Centre Lecture Theatre