[ASC-list] Mathematics of Planet Earth Australia Newsletter - January 2013
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Mon Jan 21 23:33:01 UTC 2013
Maths: Formulating the world...
Australian Launch Event
We're almost at capacity!
Thank you for your support, its going to be a great event.
For those with places reserved we'll see you there!
5.45pm - 7.00pm
29 January 2013
Sidney Myer Asia Centre - The University of Melbourne
Prof Ian Chubb AC, Chief Scientist
Simon Levin, Princeton University
The challenge of sustainability and the promise of mathematics
Schools Program: Pi Day
Simon Pampena presents Pi Day!
Celebrate international Pi Day with
us on 14 March (3/14)
Explore the role and varied applications
of this mysterious number.
Find the answers to all the
What is Pi?
How many decimal places of Pi are known?
How do you write Pi-ems?
Is my birthday in Pi?
About MPE 2013
Scientific societies, universities, research institutes, and foundations from
around the world have banded together and dedicated 2013 to Mathematics of
The year will put Australian research on the global stage in a bid to answer and
understand some of the world's toughest questions.
BLOG: Boom boxes, opera singers, blood pressure and a French revolutionary…
Critically ill patients often need
to have their blood pressure
closely monitored, and we do
this by putting a small tube into
an artery, and measuring the pressure.
However, there is a little complication
…and it’s down to opera singers, and a French revolutionary!
Photography Competition: Singling out Symmetry
We've had some great entries, we
would love some more).
It’s a photographic composition
staple and an easy introductory
category to start our
Maths of Planet Earth photography competitions.
This competition closes 5pm on Monday 21 January 2013.
Upcoming MPE Australia Events
Critical Transitions in Ecological and Complex Adaptive Systems
28 January 2013, University of Melbourne
3- 7 February 2013, Newcastle City Hall
Young Statisticians Conference 2013
7-8 February 2013, University of Melbourne
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