MACSI and Rusal Aughinish Alumina Announced as a Finalist for KTI Impact Award 2017

A consultancy project between MACSI in the University of Limerick and Rusal Aughinish Alumina has been announced as a finalist for the Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) Impact Award 2017. The KTI Impact Awards recognise and showcase the success in knowledge transfer carried out in Irish Higher Education Institutions and publicly […]

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Summer School in Mathematics at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE Budapest)

The Institute of Mathematics of the Eötvös University is organizing a one week long summer school in mathematics entitled “Higher mathematics through problem solving”. Although mathematics is much more than just going through a series of drill problems — posing new questions, building new theories, applying the existing tools to […]

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Multivariate stable distributions in finance

My name is Szabolcs Majoros. I am from Hungary, studying Actuarial and Financial Mathematics (MSc) at Eötvös Loránd University and I wrote a paper about parameter estimation of multivariate stable distributions for TDK (Scientific Students’ Associations), which I will present at OTDK too, the national round. I got interested in […]

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PostDoc Position in Nonlinear or Stochastic Optimization and Optimal Control

Weierstrass Institute in Berlin has a job opening for a „Research Assistant Position“ (Reference no. 17/04)  in the Research Group ”Nonlinear Optimization and Inverse Problems”  (Head: Dietmar Hömberg) to be filled as of now.Applicants are expected to have a university degree (PhD preferred) and an intimate knowledge of one of the following topics– […]

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ECMI 2018 CONFERENCE: BUDAPEST, 18-22 June 2018

The next conference of ECMI will be held in Budapest between 18 and 22 June 2018. The conference will be organized by the János Bolyai Mathematical Society, the Institute of Mathematics at the Eötvös Loránd University  and by the Institute for Computer Science and Control. The aim of the conference […]

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Why do bubbles in Guinness go down?

With St. Patrick’s Day fast approaching, it is the best time to recall some interesting physics associated with Ireland’s favourite drink, Guinness. Anyone who has ever tried Guinness knows that bubbles in it sink. In fact, in one’s everyday life, one rarely comes across a more counter-intuitive phenomenon, challenging equally […]

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