MASS Field Trip

Our MASS (Modelling and Analytics for a Sustainable Society) students take on different challenges throughout the year. Ahead of their energy challenge, some of our students went down to Peterborough to visit the North Level District Internal Drainage Board. It came about when MASS student Alistair Delboyer used his contacts at the Environment Agency, and …

An interview with Rowland Seymour

We’ve been catching up with one of our PhD students and recent EPSRC Doctoral Prize winner Rowland Seymour. We’ve been talking about all things relating to his recent triumphs to his field of work.   What made you want to apply for the Doctoral Prize Fellowship? I got involved with Theo’s assignment research priority area, …

Mathematical Sciences Egg Hunt

This Easter, one of our students Katie Severn decided to create an egg hunt promoting mental health awareness.   What was it? Hidden all around the department were small chocolate eggs each with a fact or information about mental health. A lot of the eggs provided useful information such as links to websites with advice …

The Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity

On Saturday 16th February 2019, three of our MASS students attended and ran their own stall at the Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity event in the intu Broadmarsh centre. We met up with MASS student Heather Collis to find out more about the event. What is the Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity? The …

Meet Omomayowa Akele

Omomayowa Akele (Mayo) is a mathematical sciences PhD student who is anything but average. Starting with undergraduate and masters degrees in Chemical Engineering, a Maths PhD wasn’t where Mayo expected to be. Mayo describes it as “daunting from a distance”, but she soon fell in love with the discipline. She is currently completing the second …