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Leverhulme Trust funds research on quantum random walks

Leverhulme Trust funds research on quantum random walks

The Leverhulme Trust has awarded a grant of £85,000 to Dr Alexander Belton of the department's Analysis and Probability research group, to fund a two-year project entitled Quantum random walks and quasi-free quantum stochastic calculus.

Fri 01 August 2014

Project to study symmetry breaking receives funding

Project to study symmetry breaking receives funding

Dr Jan Grabowski of the Algebra and Geometry research group has been awarded a grant of £98,000 by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The project will begin in Autumn 2014 and a research associateship is currently being advertised.

Wed 23 July 2014

Geometric Rigidity Workshop

Geometric Rigidity Workshop

A Geometric Rigidity One Day Workshop was organised by Derek Kitson with support from the EPSRC project "Crystal frameworks, operator theory and combinatorics".

Tue 17 June 2014

Grant awarded for medical trial statistics project

Grant awarded for medical trial statistics project

The Medical Research Council Methodology panel has awarded £250,000 to fund a 3-year project looking at estimating a treatment's effect in a medical trial with multiple hypothesis tests.

Tue 17 June 2014

Recognition of research and teaching excellence for departmental lecturers

Congratulations to Dr Alex Belton, Dr Nadia Mazza and Dr Chris Sherlock on their promotions to Senior Lecturerships.

Wed 11 June 2014

Left-handed fetuses could show effects of maternal stress on unborn babies

Left-handed fetuses could show effects of maternal stress on unborn babies

Fetuses are more likely to show left-handed movements in the womb when their mothers are stressed, according to new research.

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Mon 02 June 2014

PhD Funding Opportunity: Studentship in Applied Social Statistics

Project Title: "Understanding the social challenges and domestic governance of health care provision in Brazil and the UK: an international comparison"

Tue 13 May 2014

Young Functional Analysts' Workshop 2014

The Young Functional Analysts' Workshop 2014 took place in the Mathematics and Statistics Department at Lancaster University from 23rd-25th April and was a resounding success. The meeting was supported financially by the London Mathematical Society, as well as Lancaster's Science and Technology Graduate School.

Tue 13 May 2014