Mathematics

Life Sciences - Mathematics - Aug 7
Many animals have to move around in their environment to find resources to live and reproduce. Scientists have studied particular examples of this for many years but there are not many unifying frameworks to understand the general organising principles of animal movement. This is especially true for animal collectives like ant colonies, whose individual routes as they search for food can look rather like a ‘random walk'.
Mathematics - Jul 3

Perfumes that use the most popular scents do not always obtain the highest number of ratings, according to an analysis of online perfume reviews. A study of 10,000 perfumes and their online ratings reveals which odours are likely to bring success, with some surprising combinations providing a boost to ratings.

Mathematics - Apr 1

A mathematician from the University of Bristol has found a solution to part of a 64-year old mathematical problem - expressing the number 33 as the sum of three cubes. Since the 1950s, mathematicians have wondered if all whole numbers could be expressed as the sum of three cubes; whether the equation k = x³+ y³+ z³ always has a solution.

Mathematics - Jan 9

A new analysis of the 2011 census has revealed that social differences among city populations significantly influence how neighbourhoods take shape. Researchers hope that their insights could help councils to make better planning decisions.

Mathematics - Apr 15

Support for Conservative Party rises with UK house prices, new research reveals. The big increase in housing wealth inequality in the UK over the period from 1995 to 2007 increased homeowners' probability of supporting the Conservative party.

Health - Mathematics - Mar 15
Health - Mathematics

Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From the first footage of lung cells forming, to a study of the viral impacts of self-flagellation, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Mathematics - Life Sciences - Dec 10, 2018

The wonders of the mathematical universe were on show at the latest Imperial Latest public evening event. On Thursday 6 December an Imperial Lates event counted down to Christmas with an evening celebration of all things mathematical.


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