The maths of fantasy football

Joseph O’Brien Analysis: can strategic use of the Bench Boost, Free Hit and Triple Captain chips really increase your points total? The Premier League is back. The season kicked off in August with last season’s runners-up Liverpool giving newly promoted Norwich City a tough introductory lesson in the form of a 4-1 defeat. The Reds’ talisman Mo Salah scored their second […]

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A new ECMI teaching node: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

    After two years of preparation, our new MSc program in Applied Mathematics starts this September, with approx. 10 students, mainly from the Hungarian program called Stipendium Hungaricum. The 120-credit, 2-year program is ready for launch, we look forward to it – as it is an important step towards our […]

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Three perspectives on modelling groundwater contamination – An industry case study

By James Fannon, Alina Dubovskaya, Robert Garvey, Susan Fennell and Laura Marie Keane Groundwater contamination occurs when potentially hazardous material, typically arising from anthropogenic sources such as industrial or agricultural activities, makes its way (via percolation) from the ground surface to the water table. In this blog post, we document […]

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Volunteering to help build science in Africa

By Jean Rizk Volunteering to help African postgraduates with their dissertations is one of the best life decisions I’ve made. What a tremendous and humbling experience! I’m a 3rd year PhD student in Statistics at University of Limerick, Ireland.  I’m currently writing this piece from Cameroon, a tropical country in […]

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€21M Centre for Research Training in Mathematical Sciences

Dr Norma Bargary  In partnership with University College Dublin and Maynooth University, the University of Limerick is to lead a new €21million SFI Centre for Research Training (CRT) in Foundations of Data Science, with industry partners coordinated by Skillnet Ireland. The Centre has been awarded funding of €13.6 million by Science Foundation […]

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33rd ECMI Modelling Week in Darmstadt: How to find a lost airplane and other challenges of modeling, simulation and optimization

A total of 36 Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD students (half men and half women) and nine instructors from more than ten European countries, joined the 33rd ECMI Modelling Week, which took place at the Centre for Computational Engineering (CCE) from February 24 to March 2, 2019 in Darmstadt. Besides ECMI, […]

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€21million Centre for Research Training in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Machine Learning Announced

€21million Centre for Research Training in Foundations of Data Science Announced In partnership with University College Dublin and Maynooth University, University of Limerick is to lead a new €21million SFI Centre for Research Training in Foundations of Data Science, with industry partners coordinated by Skillnet Ireland. Announced by Minister Heather […]

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New master programmes in techno- and economathematics at University of Wuppertal

Starting this winter term 2019/2020, the University of Wuppertal (Bergische Universität Wuppertal), Germany has launched two new programmes in techno- and economathematics. The four-semester master’s programme in technomathematics has its focus on numerics, optimization, stochastics, functional analysis and parallel algorithms/high-performance computing.  In the supplementary field (minor subject) a subject from […]

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ROMSOC Course on PDAEs in Wuppertal

ROMSOC is a European Industrial Doctorate (EID) project that will run until 2021 bringing together 15 international academic institutions and 11 industry partners. It supports the recruitment of eleven Early Stage Researchers working on individual research projects. The main objective of the ROMSOC project is to lift mathematical Modelling-Simulation-Optimization  and […]

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