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Mathematics graduate's record mountain climb

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Former student becomes first blind British man to reach the summit of Europe's highest mountain.

Birmingham mathematician featured in new book celebrating inspiring Birmingham women

Birmingham mathematician featured in new book celebrating inspiring Birmingham women
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A Birmingham researcher who is helping to tackle the growing global threat of antibiotic resistance has been featured in a new book launched today , 13 October, celebrating inspiring Birmingham women and their achievements.

Big idea to control the navigation of microbots goes swimmingly for mathematician

Big idea to control the navigation of microbots goes swimmingly for mathematician
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The past 15 years have seen an explosion in research into the creation of microscale robots to perform a variety of jobs. Developments in materials and manufacturing technologies have worked hand in hand with theoretical advances in understanding microscale propulsion.

Birmingham alumnus awarded Spanish Mathematical Prize

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Alumnus receives Spanish Mathematics Prize

Professor Daniela Kühn awarded ERC advanced research grant

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Professor Daniela Kühn, the Mason Chair in Mathematics at the University of Birmingham has recently been awarded a €1.8m research grant to study extremal combinatorics, a field of mathematics focused on the structure of finite objects.

Project launches to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering and physical sciences

Project launches to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering and physical sciences
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The University of Birmingham has been awarded a slice of £5.5 million funding for a project to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering and physical sciences.

Latest School of Mathematics newsletter out now

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The latest issue of the University of Birmingham's School of Mathematics Newsletter is out now. In the newsletter, you'l find a welcome to Professor Marta Mazzocco, who has recently joined Birmingham from Loughborough University. You can also read about the School's major grant successes, latest research and recent workshops and events.

Birmingham mathematician secures ERC advanced research grant

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Professor Daniela Kühn, the Mason Chair in Mathematics at the University of Birmingham has recently been awarded a €1.8m research grant to study extremal combinatorics, a field of mathematics focused on the structure of finite objects.

Birmingham academics proud parents of BBC Young Musician 2018 competition winner

Birmingham academics proud parents of BBC Young Musician 2018 competition winner
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Amongst the many people congratulating Lauren Zhang, the teenage pianist from Birmingham who yesterday (13 May) won the prestigious BBC Young Musician 2018 competition, none are more proud than Lauren's parents, Shuang Zhang and Hui Li.

Microbeads to combat infection show promise in burn wound simulations

Microbeads to combat infection show promise in burn wound simulations
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Computer simulations of microscopic, protein-coated beads that block bacteria from binding to host cells suggest that the microbeads could help reduce or eliminate bacterial infections in burn wounds. Dr Paul Roberts from the University of Birmingham's School of Mathematics, UK., and colleagues present these new findings, funded by the BBSRC, in the journal PLOS Computational Biology.
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