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Read more at: Communicating a pandemic crisis

Communicating a pandemic crisis

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, based at DPMMS, has been investigating a crucial aspect of the crisis: people's perception of the risk the disease poses and their attitudes to governments' responses.

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Read more at: A call to action on COVID-19

A call to action on COVID-19

An urgent call has gone out to the scientific modelling community to help fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Two Cambridge mathematicians are helping to lead the charge.

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Read more at: Fighting COVID-19

Fighting COVID-19

Julia Gog, Professor of Mathematical Biology at DAMTP, is currently helping to lead efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. She tells us more about the mathematical models that deliver the predictions and the questions scientists are grappling with.

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Read more at: Quarks meet quantum computing

Quarks meet quantum computing

Particle physics and quantum computing meet in an important new effort by young researchers at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.

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Read more at: Making a Green Impact

Making a Green Impact

The CMS has become a flagship example of how environmentally sustainable thinking can become an integral part of running large existing sites, and improve our lives every day.

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Watch at: Cambridge Perspectives: The Cambridge Mathematics Placements Programme

Cambridge Perspectives: The Cambridge Mathematics Placements Programme

James Bridgwater and Tim Hennock explain how the Cambridge Mathematics Placements Programme enables students to find out what the mathematics they are learning  can be used for, and to learn vital transferable skills.

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Read more at: Building bridges with industry

Building bridges with industry

Mathematics teaching at Cambridge is world-class, but what does the Faculty do to help students find their feet in the world of industry? It enables them to experience it first-hand through the Cambridge Mathematics Placements programme.

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Watch at: Cambridge Perspectives: Colm-cille Caulfield

Cambridge Perspectives: Colm-cille Caulfield

Colm-cille Caulfield is the new Head of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP). In this video he tells us about his research, the strengths of DAMTP, and the Department's vision for building on them.

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Read more at: Leading DAMTP into the future

Leading DAMTP into the future

Colm-cille Caulfield, new Head of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics tells us about his research, the strengths of DAMTP, and the Department's vision for building on them.

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Read more at: Cambridge snapshots: Amelia Drew

Cambridge snapshots: Amelia Drew

Amelia Drew, PhD candidate in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, talks about dark matter, being the only scientist in the family, and what it's like doing a PhD.

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