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How maths can help predict which areas will flood next
Dr Omar Lakkis, a Reader in mathematics at the University of Sussex, teamed up with environmental advice company Ambiental to refine a maths equation that calculates flood risks.
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How mathematics is helping to feed the growing global population
Working alongside a team of biologists, mathematicians Dr Konstantin Blyuss and Dr Yuliya Kyrychko helped to develop a chemical-free and organic-friendly alternative to pesticides that increases crop yields by up to 60 per cent.
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Coronavirus modelling: how should governments time one-shot interventions?
New mathematical modelling from University of Sussex looks at a scenario when policy makers can make one single major intervention of short duration.
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