Improving weather forecasting using mathematics

Weather affects all of us and we take a close interest in it; national and regional television news reports typically finish with a weather forecast watched by millions. Accurate weather forecasting has become essential in the transport, agricultural and energy sectors, and for managing the day-to-day operations of the emergency […]

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Talent spotting future tennis stars using statistics

Collaborating with the Lawn Tennis Association, Dr Sean Cumming and Dr Catherine Barnaby are developing new statistical methods which will help tennis coaches spot the young players who may have the greatest potential for success as an adult. Grouping young tennis players according to their physical maturity rather than their […]

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Liquid Crystals, Elastomers and Biological Applications Special Interest Group

It has been a successful year for the ECMI Special Interest Group on Liquid Crystals, headed by the University of Bath’s Apala Majumdar (Bath ECMI Representative) and the University of Strathclyde’s Nigel Mottram. Majumdar was awarded the London Mathematical Society Anne Bennett Prize in 2015 for “her outstanding contributions to […]

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The Mathematics for Industry Network (MI-NET)

Bath IMI is delighted to host the MI-NET (Mathematics for Industry Network). Through Horizon 2020 COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) funding 2015-2019, MI-NET supports a pan-European programme of activities to leverage existing industrial maths activity in Europe, increase the uptake of mathematics in industry, and support the next generation […]

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Bath Institute for Mathematical Innovation

The University of Bath’s Institute for Mathematical Innovation (IMI), established in early 2015, combines data analysis with mathematical modelling to help turn data into good decisions. Working across disciplines and sectors, IMI’s work addresses challenges in mathematics and its applications and translates fundamental insight into economic and societal impact. IMI […]

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