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Upcoming Events

New Approaches to Anonymisation

Monday 5th December 2016

This event is part of a week-long workshop on New Developments in Data Privacy, linked to the Isaac Newton Institute (INI) research programme on Data Linkage and Anonymisation. It will highlight new approaches to anonymisation and will bring together leading experts as well as data users and ‘data holders’ with the aim of disseminating state-of-the-art techniques and approaches from the INI research programme.
 

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Engaging People in Data Privacy

Tuesday 6th December 2016

This one day workshop will explore new ways in which data subjects can take an active part in how their data are shared. An interdisciplinary blend of science and technology, social policy, psychology legal analysis will be presented.

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Algorithmic Trading: Perspectives from Mathematical Modelling

Wednesday 1st March 2017
The Alan Turing Institute

Background

New technologies and the advent of computerized trading have changed the landscape of financial markets in recent years. Algorithmic trading, automated trade execution and high frequency trading (HFT) at the millisecond time scale are now a prominent component of all major financial exchanges. Hailed by some as a source of market liquidity, algorithmic trading has been criticized by others as a source of market instability and volatility.
 

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Environmental Modelling in Industry Study Group

Monday 3rd April 2017 to Thursday 6th April 2017

Maths Foresees aims to forge strong ties between researchers in the applied mathematics and environmental science communities and end-users of environmental research. Through a series of activities the network helps to facilitate active knowledge exchange between these groups and to rethink the approach to the prediction, analysis and mitigation of extreme environmental events.

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2nd Edwards Symposium. Challenges and Opportunities in Soft Matter

Wednesday 6th September 2017 to Friday 8th September 2017
Center for Mathematical Sciences

This series marks a fitting tribute to the life and work of Professor Sir Sam Edwards FRS, one of the great scientific minds of the 20th Century. Sir Sam played a pivotal role in bringing advances in the physical sciences to bear on major industrial problems. His fundamental contributions to soft matter theory ranged from polymer melts, through gels, colloids, granular materials and glasses through to optimisation problems.

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Past Events


Probability and Statistics in Forensic Science - Dissemination Workshop

Thursday 1st December 2016

This one day workshop was part of the Isaac Newton Institute Research Programme on Probability and Statistics in Forensic Science. It followed an earlier consultation event held in London on 9th February 2016, that involved discussion with members of the legal community and senior academics, to better understand the difficulties and concerns that the profession faces.

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Statistical Scalability for Streaming Data - Programme Launch

Tuesday 15th November 2016

The StatScale programme is an exciting new collaboration between researchers at Lancaster University and the University of Cambridge, two of the UK's leading universities in Statistics. The programme will tackle the important inference challenges arising from streaming data. This £3.4M initiative is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the two participating institutions and a number of committed project partners for six years (2016-2022).

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Testimonials

I found the talks very useful and relevant to work we are doing. I also found the opportunity to talk with counterparts within academia and industry very useful, so overall was very worthwhile.

Nigel Tozer | HR Wallingford Computational and Data Challenges in Environmental Modelling, February 2016