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New mathematical discovery in maximal sum-free sets after a decade of the unknown

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The College of Engineering and Physical Science Best Publication Award September 2014 was awarded to Andrew Treglown, University of Birmingham and József Balogh, Hong Liu, Maryam Sharifzadeh, University of Illinois for 'The number of maximal sum-free subsets of integers'.

MathSoc Update - November 2014

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It's been an incredibly busy start to the new academic year for MathSoc. President Eve Dam tell us more.

New Staff in Mathematics, July - October 2014

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A round-up of new Mathematics faculty members March - July 2014

Daniela Kühn and Deryk Osthus: LMS Whitehead Prize and ICM invited lecture

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Professor Daniela Kühn and Professor Deryk Osthus have been invited to give a lecture at the 2014 International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul.

Positive news for the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences as University celebrates best ever performance in National Student Survey

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Birmingham students are more satisfied with their teaching and learning than ever before according to The National Student Survey (NSS) – the most comprehensive measure of student satisfaction within higher education. The success was reflected in the College with the majority of the nine Schools seeing an increase in subject satisfaction. Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy and Computer Science saw outstanding results with 98% overall satisfaction.

New Staff in Mathematics, March-July 2014

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A round-up of new Mathematics faculty members March - July 2014

MathSoc Update - July 2014

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It's been an incredibly busy and successful year for MathSoc. Outgoing President Phoebe Facer and incoming President Eve Dam tell us more.

Funding boost for research into harmonic analysis

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Dr Maria Carmen Reguera, Birmingham Fellow in the School of Mathematics is among 13 top scientists to receive a funding boost for her research from the VINNOVA programme, Mobility for Growth.

Randomness to the rescue: If in doubt, flip a coin

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Until recently, combinatorics – the study of finite or countable discrete structures – was only a relatively small area within mathematics. Over the last few years, it has grown rapidly and today it is a well-established and very active field. Professor Deryk Osthus discusses the world leading Birmingham combinatorics study.

Tactical manoeuvres: making votes count in elections

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Dr David Craven, Birmingham Fellow in the School of Mathematics, explores the potential outcomes and inherent problems of using tactical voting in this month's European elections to keep out UKIP.
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