[ASC-list] AMSI e-news: Merry Christmaths and a positive definite New Year

Joanna Wilson joanna at amsi.org.au
Wed Dec 10 21:26:01 UTC 2014


Dear ASC list

The AMSI Research & Higher Education December e-news is out now.

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Jo

Joanna Wilson
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MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM AMSI



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2015 is going to be another exciting year!



Fields Medalist Manjul Bhargava <http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16051660&msgid=285069&act=5HFL&c=1261883&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fresearch.amsi.org.au%2Fmahler-lecturer%2F> tours the country in September, in June mathematicians and physicists meet in Queensland for the Winter School<http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16051660&msgid=285069&act=5HFL&c=1261883&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fws15.amsi.org.au%2F>, workshop<http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16051660&msgid=285069&act=5HFL&c=1261883&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fresearch.amsi.org.au%2Fworkshop-funding%2F> and travel funding<http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16051660&msgid=285069&act=5HFL&c=1261883&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fresearch.amsi.org.au%2Ftravel-funding%2F> for AMSI members throughout the year and BioInfoSummer<http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16051660&msgid=285069&act=5HFL&c=1261883&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fbis14.amsi.org.au%2Fbis-15%2F> heads to NSW in December.




SUMMER OF RESEARCH FOR 56 AMSI STUDENTS



Congratulations to the 2014/15 recipients of the AMSI Vacation Research Scholarships! Students will complete six-week research projects over the summer before presenting their findings at the Big Day In conference.



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MATHS & STATS UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF VIRUSES



Last week 200 researchers gathered in Melbourne for another sucessful BioInfoSummer<http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=16051660&msgid=285069&act=5HFL&c=1261883&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fresearch.amsi.org.au%2Fbis14-wrap-up%2F>. Speakers Barbara Holland, Jonathan Keith and Terry Speed shared their expertise with ABC News.



Images of medical workers clad in protective gear have become synonymous with the global fight against Ebola, but a long way from the frontline, mathematicians are unlocking the secrets of what makes the virus tick.



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CONGRATULATIONS TO HELEN MACGILLIVRAY



Helen MacGillivray from Queensland University of Technology is the second Australian and the second woman to lead International Statistical Institute (ISI) in its 128 years of history.



She takes up her role as president-elect for 2015-2017, and President for 2017-2019.



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SANTA'S CHRISTMAS EVE IN FIGURES



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With six billion people in the world, that's a heck of a job!



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