Chair in Applied Mathematics – University of Limerick Ireland

Chair in Applied Mathematics – Multiannual Faculty of Science + Engineering Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Limerick Chair in Applied Mathematics – Multiannual Salary scale:  €106,516 – €136,276 p.a. Further information for applicants and application material is available online from: The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 16th September 2016. Applications […]

Fraunhofer MINT-EC Math Talents Programme


This summer 23 students will be invited to attend the closing workshop of the Fraunhofer MINT-EC Math Talents programme in Trippstadt, Germany. MINT is the German for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The MINT-EC is a network of schools in Germany with a focus on STEM. During the week-long residential workshop, the final of a series […]

Competence Centre for Mathematical Modelling in STEM-Projects in Schools (KOMMS)


What is KOMMS? KOMMS, the competence centre for mathematical modelling in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) projects in schools, was founded by the mathematics faculty at the University of Kaiserslautern with the aim of consolidating and improving the teaching of mathematical modelling in schools.  This is achieved through the provision and coordination of school […]

Lecturer/Lecturer below the bar in Industrial and Applied Mathematics – Limerick, Ireland

The University of Limerick are recruiting Lecturer/Lecturer below the bar in Industrial and Applied Mathematics in order to carry out teaching and research in industrial and applied mathematics. Applications from candidates with experience of working in industry are welcome. As part of their application, candidates are required to submit a statement of research plans (maximum […]

Weapons of Maths Consumption


My name is Brendan Florio, and for this post I will be talking about a particularly fun activity for demonstration purposes, which has some hidden mathematics. Mathematics can be a tough sell to high school students. It doesn’t have the colours, flames and explosions of chemistry nor the funky mechanical toys of physics or engineering. […]

2nd Iberian Modelling Week, June 29 – July 3, 2015


The 2nd Iberian Modelling Week jointly organized by the Technological Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITMATI) and the Spanish Network for Mathematics & Industry (math-in) in collaboration with the Portuguese Network for Industrial Mathematics and Innovation (PT-MATHS-IN), will be he held on June 29 – July 3. This event brings together mathematics master students oriented to […]

The development of projects at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

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What are the key issues in an MSc in applied maths? Of course the applications and the maths! But the order (and even more the emphasis) matters. In Budapest we had a traditionally strong theoretical mathematics education and when the new direction of Applied Maths was launched in the 1990s,