News from the wider mathematical community

Dynamics Days Europe

Dynamics Days Europe is a series of major international conferences founded in the 1980s that provides a European forum for developments in the theory and applications of dynamical systems. In 2018, Dynamics Days Europe will take place at Loughborough University, UK from 3-7 September.  The list of plenary speakers can be found online.

IMA Employers Forum

The IMA is pleased to announce that its next Employers’ Forum will be about Diversity, Inclusivity and Employability.  This event will be hosted by EDF Energy in Barnwood, Gloucester on Wednesday 8 November 2017.  For more information, and to request an invitation, see the website.  If you would like the department to cover your travel expenses, please contact Catherine Goodwin as soon as possible.

Spatial data

Information about two forthcoming courses (one in Oxford):

Introduction to QGIS: Understanding and Presenting Spatial Data

University of Liverpool - 20th November 2017, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

IMA Early Career Mathematicians' Autumn Conference 2017

The IMA Early Career Mathematicians’ Autumn conference will take place on Saturday 21 October 2017 at the University of Edinburgh. The conference will interest mathematicians early in their career, be it in academia or industry, as well students of mathematics and statistics, and those with an interest in the subject. There will be plenty of time to network; allowing you the opportunity to meet people with similar interests and find out more about the wide range of careers that are available.

Confirmed speakers

Poem of the Week

This week's poem is "Tell all the truth but tell it slant" by 19th century American poet Emily Dickinson. Not without relevance today I would suggest.

Tell all the truth but tell it slant —
Success in Circuit lies
Too bright for our infirm Delight
The Truth's superb surprise
As Lightning to the Children eased
With explanation kind
The Truth must dazzle gradually
Or every man be blind —


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