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Latest School of Mathematics newsletter out now

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

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.

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.

MathSoc go from strength to strength!

MathSoc have had an excellent year, reaching a massive and record-breaking 325 members, launched two brand new competitions and excelled at their tutoring scheme. Zoe Hacking tells us more.

SATNAV's 2018: an amazing year of firsts!

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SATNAV Magazine have had a very eventful and exciting year with two new editions, covering the first College-wide sporting competition, and even interviewing two celebrities!

Happy 2nd Birthday oSTEM!

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We're now 2 and continuing from our success last year in giving those who identify as LGBTQ+ a safe space to meet people like themselves over our weekly coffee socials, and be inspired. Chair Amy Cunningham tells us more.

To infinity and beyond

Feature on the career of Professor Chris Good, Deputy Head of the School of Mathematics at the University of Birmingham.

Birmingham mathematician takes his research to Parliament

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Meurig Gallagher, 29, a Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, is attending Parliament to present his mathematics research to politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of STEM for BRITAIN on 12 March.

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