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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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