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New algorithm sets parameters for waves of Covid-19

5 June 2023

Researchers say defining waves will aid understanding of the epidemic’s progression

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Cardiff University joins Turing University Network

22 May 2023

UK-wide network launched to facilitate better connections across the data science and AI research landscape

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Using artificial intelligence to create a tsunami early warning system

25 April 2023

Real-time classification of underwater earthquakes enables earlier and more reliable tsunami alerts

Layla Sadeghi Namaghi with the winning entry

Baker’s dozen for Abacws as 13 postgraduate students represent their thesis proposals through cake creations

8 March 2023

Mathematics students have found an innovative way to communicate their research proposals by swapping abstracts for vanilla extracts.

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Game on: Cardiff University Professor shares love of STEM with local children at Bargoed library games day

8 March 2023

Children from the local area took over two of the library’s floors, in a mammoth celebration of games.

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Inspiring young people to live a life scientific

6 March 2023

University experiments, workshops and demonstrations delivered as part of city’s science festival

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Doctoral student to present research to MPs in Westminster

20 February 2023

Tim Ostler will compete in STEM for BRITAIN competition as part of British Science Week

Dr Rhyd Lewis

Cardiff Mathematics Reader Dr Rhyd Lewis paves the way for more sustainable industry

8 February 2023

Reader in Mathematics at Cardiff University Dr Rhyd Lewis has come up with a waste saving solution for industry.

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Gareth Pierce bursary

8 February 2023

School of Mathematics student one of three inaugural bursary winners

Pupils in year 8/9 in a maths workshop organised by Further Maths Support Programme Wales.

Codebreaking down barriers: maths PGR students lead immersive conference for schools

7 February 2023

The visiting school students were treated to a range of fun and immersive activities to draw their attention both to the history and to the modern applications of maths in their lives.

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'Conversations with friends' how one comment resulted in Cardiff mathematician’s ground-breaking journey-mapping algorithm

3 February 2023

Dr Rhyd Lewis has created a new journey-mapping algorithm for smartphones.

PhD student Layla Sadeghi Namaghi presenting her research

Cardiff Mathematics Director of Research spearheads inaugural Retreat for Women in Applied Mathematics

2 February 2023

The Retreat for Women in Applied Mathematics took place in January at the International Centre for Mathematical Research in Edinburgh.

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Children’s University rolled out more widely in Cardiff

8 December 2022

Pupils from all backgrounds will be able to earn a Passport to the City

Gregynog Wet Weather workshop 2022

2022 WET Weather workshop takes place at Gregynog Hall

27 October 2022

The 2022 WET Weather workshop at Gregynog Hall brought together different scientific disciplines as well as sectors to demonstrate their understanding, research focus and methods when working on weather extremes, particularly within the context of climate change.

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School of Mathematics takes part in a ‘Night of Science’ for children and young people in Ukraine

19 October 2022

The school ran a series of interactive and fun sessions for Ukrainian children and young people.

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EPSRC GCRF grant research team launch new ambulance in Jakarta

10 October 2022

The launch of the new ambulance marked the beginning of a memorable and successful visit to the country for the team.

Timothy Ostler

Mathematics PhD student Timothy Ostler wins poster prize at ECMTB 2022 Conference

27 September 2022

Timothy was awarded poster prize for his research on maximising IVF success rates.

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Cardiff University Mathematics and Chemistry students help team to take victory over Coventry on University Challenge

27 September 2022

The Cardiff University team rose to the challenge on Monday night (19 September) and achieved a convincing win against the University of Coventry.

Dr Pete Barry, Dr Angharad Jones and Dr John Harvey

Future research leaders to tackle global issues and commercialise innovations

15 June 2022

Dr Angharad Jones, School of Biosciences, Dr Pete Barry from the School of Physics and Astronomy and Dr John Harvey, soon to join the School of Mathematics, have been awarded prestigious Future Leaders Fellowships from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

Scientists provide explanation for exceptional Tonga tsunami

13 June 2022

New mechanism describes how the tsunami travelled much further, much quicker and for much longer after the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted.