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On Wednesday 22nd February, Philip Aston attended a reception organised by the Council for the Mathematical Sciences at the House of Commons. At the reception, Prof Sir Adrian Smith gave a few hints concerning his forthcoming report to government on post-16 mathematics education. There were also some talks about the revised format and membership of the Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education (ACME).
Congratulations to Timothy Burchell who passed his PhD confirmation examination today (Friday 17th February). His confirmation report is titled “Clifford analysis and nonlinear wave equations“. The examiners were Bin Cheng and Jan Gutowski. His principal supervisor is Tom Bridges and his second supervisor is Claudia Wulff.
Gianne Derks was an invited speaker at the Workshop on Mathematical Medicine and Mathematical Pharmacology held in the BioMaths group in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Swansea. It was held on Thursday-Friday 2-3 February. Her talk was on “Dimer dynamics and degenerate transversally intersecting manifolds“. An abstract can be found here. Click on the workshop photo to the left to see a larger version.