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Mathematical modelling crucial in reducing spread of Covid-19

5 August 2021

Experts from the School of Mathematics have created an online app to predict the threat of Covid-19 in educational settings.

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Maths playing a significant role in fight against COVID-19 with important new project

9 February 2021

Researchers at the School of Mathematics are developing mathematical models that assess the transmission of COVID-19 in indoor spaces, and how this is affected by ventilation, masks and antiviral technologies.

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Positive response to new CPD modules

14 January 2021

Public sector workers praise the benefits of CPD modules.

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Maths expertise part of major international project to tackle climate change resilience in the Horn of Africa

12 November 2020

An international team of researchers and organisations has been awarded over €6.7M from EU Horizon 2020 to help tackle food and water insecurity in the Horn of Africa Drylands.

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ISG and Cardiff mark Abacws high point

14 October 2020

Remote ‘topping out’ for new centre

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Faster COVID-19 testing with simple algebraic equations

7 October 2020

Cardiff University mathematician proposes new technique to drastically increase the amount of testing for COVID-19

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New models to better predict spread of COVID-19

2 October 2020

Study shows that the presence of significant demographic heterogeneity, delayed spread of the virus through the population as well as different degrees of isolation for different groups of the population could make the pandemic less severe than current models suggest

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School of Maths part of pilot project aiming to provide early warning system for new Covid-19 outbreaks

19 August 2020

A pilot project to monitor Covid-19 levels in sewage could help flag early signs of fresh coronavirus outbreaks in Welsh communities.

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New app to implement social distancing on public transport

4 August 2020

Cardiff University students develop new tool to space people out on trains and buses whilst at the same time tracking CO2 emissions

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Training public sector data experts

16 June 2020

University launches professional development programme in partnership with the Office for National Statistics

Maths Careers Fair

School of Mathematics organise successful Careers Fair for students

12 March 2020

The future is bright for students at the Cardiff School of Mathematics as they have boosted their employment prospects at a Maths Careers Fair organised by the School.

Rural Wales

Multi-million pound grant to unlock 5G potential in rural Wales

27 February 2020

Cardiff University researchers will support a £10m project aimed at creating new opportunities for businesses and citizens in rural areas

Dr Geraint Palmer

Best Operational Research PhD Thesis in in the UK for School of Maths lecturer

25 February 2020

A lecturer from the School of Mathematics has been awarded for producing the best PhD thesis in Operational Research in the UK.

Dr Frank Rösler

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship

20 February 2020

Dr Frank Rösler has been awarded a prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship.

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Indonesian emergency medical services – Cardiff University researchers visit Jakarta

17 February 2020

Researchers from Cardiff University's School of Mathematics, led by DIRI director, Paul Harper visit Jakarta to kick start the project that will use mathematical modelling to address the challenges facing emergency services in Indonesia.

Data Science Academy hosts industry engagement event

Data Science Academy hosts industry engagement event

19 December 2019

Companies from around South Wales keen to work alongside Cardiff’s Data Science Academy.

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New Postgraduate Diploma in Healthcare Planning Launched

24 October 2019

Qualification to develop professionals working in the NHS in Wales

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Zebrafish discovery throws new light on human hearing disorders

23 October 2019

Scientists gain understanding of mechanisms that determine growth patterns of tiny hairy cells within the ear

Prize win at ORAHS 2019

9 October 2019

Research student, Emily Williams, received the Professor Steve Gallivan Award for Best Presentation by an Early Career Operational Researcher.

Rob Wilson and Richard Lewis

National recognition for ‘outstanding’ Cardiff lecturers

5 August 2019

Achievements of Dr Richard Lewis and Dr Robert Wilson recognised with National Teaching Fellowship